1995 Mercedes-Benz SL 73 AMG


1995 Mercedes-Benz SL 73 AMG

1995 Mercedes-Benz SL 73 AMG

In 1995, Mercedes-Benz offered their 7.3-liter engine in a select few roadsters. These became on of the rarest r129 variants.

From 1999 through 2001 a second set of SL 73 AMG Roadsters were produced with an updated bodykit.

tagsr129, sl600
submitted byRichard Owen
typeSeries Production Car
built atGermany
production85
engineV12
fuel feed4 Valves per Cyl
displacement7291 cc / 444.9 in³
bore91.5 mm / 3.6 in
stroke92.4 mm / 3.64 in
compression10.5:1
power391.5 kw / 525.0 bhp @ 5550 rpm
specific output72.01 bhp per litre
bhp/weight256.1 bhp per tonne
torque750 nm / 553.2 ft lbs @ 4000 rpm
front tires245/40ZR18
rear tires275/35ZR18
front brakesVented Discs w/ABS & Vacuum Assist
rear brakesVented Discs w/ABS & Vacuum Assist
front wheelsF 45.7 x 21.6 cm / 18.0 x 8.5 in
rear wheelsR 45.7 x 24.1 cm / 18.0 x 9.5 in
steeringRecirculating Ball w/Power Assist
curb weight2050 kg / 4519 lbs
wheelbase2515 mm / 99.0 in
front track1553 mm / 61.1 in
rear track1541 mm / 60.7 in
length4499 mm / 177.1 in
width1812 mm / 71.3 in
height1275 mm / 50.2 in
transmission5-Speed Auto
gear ratios3.59:1, 2.19:1, 1.41:1, 1.00:1, 0.83:1
final drive2.65:1
top speed~250 kph / 155.3 mph
0 – 60 mph~4.7 seconds