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  Mercedes-Benz 560 SL
 

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Country of origin:Germany
Produced from:1985 - 1989
Numbers built:49347
Source:Company press release
Last updated:Before December 1st, 2004
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Engine
Configuration M 117 E 56 90º V8
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction light alloy block and head
Displacement 5,547 cc / 338.5 cu in
Bore / Stroke 96.5 mm (3.8 in) / 85.0 mm (3.3 in)
Compression 9.0:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, SOHC
Fuel feed Bosch KE-Jetronic Fuel Injection
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 230 bhp / 172 KW @ 4,750 rpm
Torque 373 Nm / 275 ft lbs @ 3,250 rpm
BHP/Liter 41 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis unitary steel
Front suspension double wishbone, coil springs, telescopic shock absorbers, supplementary rubber suspension, torsion bar stabilizer
Rear suspension twist-beam axle, telescopic shock absorbers, coil springs, supplementary rubber suspension, torsion bar stabilizer
Steering recirculating ball, power assisted
Brakes ventilated discs front, solids rear
Gearbox 4 speed Automatic
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 1,715 kilo / 3,781 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,580 mm (180.3 in) / 1,790 mm (70.5 in) / 1,300 mm (51.2 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,455 mm (96.7 in) / 1,465 mm (57.7 in) / 1,466 mm (57.7 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.13 bhp / kg
Top Speed 223 km/h (139 mph)
0-60 mph 6.8 s
0-100 mph 19.6 s

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