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Technical data Mercedes-Benz SL (W113)[1]
(Manufacturer's figures except where stated)
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Mercedes-Benz 230 SL 250 SL 280 SL
Produced:  19631967 19661968 19671971
Chassis code:  W113.042 W113.043 W113.044
Engine:  6-cylinder-inline engine (four-stroke), front-mounted
Engine code:  M 127.II M 129.II M 130
Bore x Stroke:  82 mm (3.2 in) x 72.8 mm (2.9 in) 82 mm (3.2 in) x 78.8 mm (3.1 in) 86.5 mm (3.4 in) x 78.8 mm (3.1 in)
Displacement:  2308 cc 2496 cc 2778 cc
Max. Power @ rpm:  150 PS (110 kW; 150 hp) @ 5500 150 PS (110 kW; 150 hp) @ 5500 170 PS (130 kW; 170 hp) @ 5750
Max. Torque @ rpm:  196 N·m (145 lb·ft) @ 4200 216 N·m (159 lb·ft) @ 4200 240 N·m (180 lb·ft) @ 4500
Compression Ratio:  9.3: 1 9.5: 1 9.5: 1
Fuel feed:  Multi-port direct fuel injection, Bosch mechanical injection pump
Fuel tank capacity:  65 L (17.2 US gal; 14.3 imp gal) 82 L (21.7 US gal; 18.0 imp gal)
Valvetrain:  SOHC, single roller chain SOHC, duplex chain
Cooling:  Water
Gearbox:  4-speed manual, 4-speed automatic or 5-speed manual
rear wheel drive, standard axle ratio 3.75:1 (on request 3.69:1 or 3.92:1)
Electrical system:  12 volt
Front suspension:  Double wishbones, coil springs, stabilising bar
Rear suspension::  Swing axle, radius arms, compensating spring, coil springs
Brakes:  Disc/Drum brakes (Ø 253 mm (10.0 in) front, 230 mm (9.1 in) rear), power assisted Disc brakes all around (Ø 273 mm (10.7 in) front, 279 mm (11.0 in) rear), power assisted
Steering:  Recirculating ball steering, on request power-assisted
Body structure:  Sheet steel, monocoque (unibody) construction




Dry weight:  1,300 kg (2,900 lb)
(hardtop + 49 kg (110 lb))
1,360 kg (3,000 lb)
(hardtop + 49 kg (110 lb))
Loaded weight:  1,650 kg (3,600 lb) 1,715 kg (3,780 lb)


Track front/
rear: 
1,485 mm (58.5 in) 1,485 mm (58.5 in)
Wheelbase:  2,400 mm (94 in)


Length:  4,285 mm (168.7 in)
Width:  1,760 mm (69 in)
Height:  1,305 mm (51.4 in)




Tyre/Tire sizes:  185 HR 14




Top speed:  200 km/h (120 mph) 195 km/h (121 mph) 200km/h (124 mph)
Fuel Consumption (estimate):  15.0 litres per 100 kilometres (18.8 mpg-imp; 15.7 mpg-US) 16.0 litres per 100 kilometres (17.7 mpg-imp; 14.7 mpg-US) 16.5 litres per 100 kilometres (17.1 mpg-imp; 14.3 mpg-US)
Price Germany
USA: 
DM 22,200
$ 7,506−7907, later 6,185−6,587[7]
DM 22,800
$ 6,485−6,897
DM 24,300
$
6,485−6,897, later 7,469−7,909

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4-cylinder Sedan W136 / W191 W120 / W121 W110 W115 W123
Roadster R121
6-cylinder Sedan W187 W105 / W180 / W128 W111 W114 W123
Coupé W187 W180 / W128 W111 C107
Large car Sedan W111 W108 / W109 W116
Coupe W188 W112
Limousine W186 / W189 W100 (600)
Sports Roadster W198 W113 R107
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