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2013 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Comparisons

SL550 Roadster

General Pricing

MSRP $105,500.00 $85,000.00 $469,900.00
Destination $905.00 $875.00 $2,000.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 4.7L V8 5.0L V8 6.7L V12
Horsepower 429 @ 5250 RPM 385 @ 6500 RPM 453 @ 5350 RPM
Torque 516 @ 1800 RPM 380 @ 3500 RPM 531 @ 3500 RPM
Valves 4 4 4
Displacement (cc) 4663 5000 6749
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.7 X 3.4 3.6 X 3.7 3.6 X 3.3
Compression Ratio 10.5:1 11.5:1 11.0:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 17 16 11
Highway (mpg) 25 22 19

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 4001.4 3924.2 5776.1
Wheelbase (in.) 101.8 108.3 130.7
Length (in.) 181.8 188.7 220.8
Width (in.) N/A 74.5 78.2
Height (in.) 51.8 52.3 62.2
Track Front (in.) 62.9 61.4 66.4
Track Rear (in.) 63.0 62.8 65.8
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 2 4 4
Front Headroom (in.) 39.1 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.) 55.5 56.5 58.7
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) N/A 42.3 51.1
Front Hip Room (in.) N/A 56.6 61.5
Rear Hip Room (in.) N/A N/A 49.8

Payload & Towing

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

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension multi-link 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 Yes Yes
CD Changer Yes N/A 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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