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2011 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Comparisons

SL550 Roadster

General Pricing

Resale Value $102,600.00 $102,125.00 $447,000.00
Destination $875.00 $875.00 $2,000.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 5.5L V8 5.0L V8 6.7L V12
Horsepower 382 @ 6000 RPM 510 @ 6000 RPM 453 @ 5350 RPM
Torque 391 @ 2800 RPM 461 @ 2500 RPM 531 @ 3500 RPM
Valves 4 4 4
Displacement (cc) 5461 5000 6749
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.9 X 3.6 3.6 X 3.7 3.6 X 3.3
Compression Ratio 10.7:1 9.5:1 11.0:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 14 15 11
Highway (mpg) 22 22 18

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 4219.6 4078.6 5776.1
Wheelbase (in.) 100.8 108.3 130.7
Length (in.) 180.4 188.7 220.8
Width (in.) 71.5 74.5 78.2
Height (in.) 51.1 52.3 62.2
Track Front (in.) 61.4 61.4 66.4
Track Rear (in.) 60.1 62.8 65.8
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 2 4 4
Front Headroom (in.) 37.7 37.8 38.6
Rear Headroom (in.) N/A 33.1 37.1
Front Legroom (in.) 42.9 43.0 40.9
Rear Legroom (in.) N/A 27.6 36.8
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 54.0 56.5 58.7
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) N/A 42.3 51.1
Front Hip Room (in.) 56.9 56.6 N/A
Rear Hip Room (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 57.8 N/A N/A

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension wishbone wishbone wishbone
Rear Suspension multi-link wishbone multi-link
Tires 255/40R18 245/40R19 255/50R21

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive rear wheel drive rear wheel drive rear wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System Std. Std. Std.

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Player N/A N/A Yes
CD Changer Yes Yes Yes
DVD Player Std. N/A N/A
Navigation Aid Std. Std. Std.

Interior

Cruise Control Std. Std. Std.
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column Yes Yes Yes

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat Yes Yes Yes

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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