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1988 Mercedes-Benz SL (R129) 300 SL-24 (231 Hp) Automatic

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Key specs

Mercedes-Benz SL Roadster 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993

What is the body type, Mercedes-Benz SL (R129)?Roadster, 2 Doors, 2 Seats
How fast is the car, 1988 SL (R129) 300 SL-24 (231 Hp) Automatic?235 km/h | 146.02 mph
0-100 km/h: 8.4 sec
0-60 mph: 8 sec
How much power, Mercedes-Benz SL Roadster 1988 300 SL-24 (231 Hp) Automatic?231 Hp, 272 Nm
200.62 lb.-ft.
What is the engine size, Mercedes-Benz SL Roadster 1988 300 SL-24 (231 Hp) Automatic?3.0 l
2960 cm3
180.63 cu. in.
How many cylinders, 1988 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL-24 (231 Hp) Automatic?6, Inline
What is the drivetrain, Mercedes-Benz SL (R129) Roadster 1988 300 SL-24 (231 Hp) Automatic?Rear wheel drive. Internal Combustion engine. The Internal combustion engine (ICE) drives the rear wheels of the vehicle.
How long is this vehicle, 1988 Mercedes-Benz SL Roadster?4470 mm
175.98 in.
How wide is the vehicle, 1988 Mercedes-Benz SL Roadster?1812 mm
71.34 in.
What is the curb weight, 1988 Mercedes-Benz SL (R129) 300 SL-24 (231 Hp) Automatic?1690-1740 kg
3725.81 - 3836.04 lbs.
What is the gross weight, 1988 Mercedes-Benz SL (R129) 300 SL-24 (231 Hp) Automatic?2130 kg
4695.85 lbs.
How many gears, What type is the gearbox, 1988 Mercedes-Benz SL (R129) 300 SL-24 (231 Hp) Automatic?4, automatic transmission

Mercedes-Benz SL (R129) 300 SL-24 (231 Hp) Automatic 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993 Specs

General information
BrandMercedes-Benz
Model SL
Generation SL (R129)
Modification (Engine) 300 SL-24 (231 Hp) Automatic
Start of production July, 1988 year
End of production June, 1993 year
Powertrain Architecture Internal Combustion engine
Body typeRoadster
Seats 2
Doors 2
Performance specs
Fuel consumption (economy) - urban 15 l/100 km 15.68 US mpg
18.83 UK mpg
6.67 km/l
Fuel consumption (economy) - extra urban 9.4 l/100 km 25.02 US mpg
30.05 UK mpg
10.64 km/l
Fuel Type Petrol (Gasoline)
Acceleration 0 - 100 km/h8.4 sec
Acceleration 0 - 62 mph8.4 sec
Acceleration 0 - 60 mph (Calculated by Auto-Data.net) 8 sec
Maximum speed 235 km/h 146.02 mph
Weight-to-power ratio 7.3 kg/Hp, 136.7 Hp/tonne
Weight-to-torque ratio 6.2 kg/Nm, 160.9 Nm/tonne
Engine specs
Power 231 Hp @ 6300 rpm.
Power per litre 78 Hp/l
Torque 272 Nm @ 4600 rpm. 200.62 lb.-ft. @ 4600 rpm.
Engine location Front, Longitudinal
Model Engine M 104 E 30/2 / 104.981
Engine displacement 2960 cm3 180.63 cu. in.
Number of cylinders 6
Position of cylinders Inline
Cylinder Bore 88.5 mm 3.48 in.
Piston Stroke 80.2 mm 3.16 in.
Compression ratio 10
Number of valves per cylinder 4
Fuel System Multi-point indirect injection
Engine aspiration Naturally aspirated engine
Valvetrain DOHC
Engine oil capacity 7.5 l 7.93 US qt | 6.6 UK qt
Coolant 11.5 l 12.15 US qt | 10.12 UK qt
Space, Volume and weights
Kerb Weight 1690-1740 kg 3725.81 - 3836.04 lbs.
Max. weight 2130 kg 4695.85 lbs.
Max load 390-440 kg 859.8 - 970.03 lbs.
Fuel tank capacity 80 l 21.13 US gal | 17.6 UK gal
Dimensions
Length 4470 mm 175.98 in.
Width 1812 mm 71.34 in.
Height 1303 mm 51.3 in.
Wheelbase 2515 mm 99.02 in.
Front track 1535 mm 60.43 in.
Rear (Back) track 1523 mm 59.96 in.
Drivetrain, brakes and suspension specs
Drivetrain Architecture The Internal combustion engine (ICE) drives the rear wheels of the vehicle.
Drive wheel Rear wheel drive
Number of Gears (automatic transmission) 4
Front suspension Wishbone, Transverse stabilizer
Rear suspension Independent, spring multi-link with stabilizer
Front brakesVentilated discs
Rear brakesDisc
Assisting systemsABS (Anti-lock braking system)
Steering type Cone worm with recirculation balls
Power steering Hydraulic Steering
Tires size 225/55 R16
Wheel rims size8J x 16