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1985 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL Specs

Engine Specifications

Engine Specifications:M117 V8
Position:Front Longitudinal
Valvetrain:SOHC, 2 Valves per Cyl
Fuel feed:Bosch KE-Jetronic Fuel injection
Displacement:5547 cc / 338.5 cu in
Bore:96.5 mm / 3.8 in
Stroke:94.8 mm / 3.73 in
Power:223.8 kw / 300 bhp @ 4750 rpm
Specific output:40.92 bhp per litre
Torque:373 nm / 275.1 ft lbs @ 3250 rpm

Chassis & body

Body/Frame:Unit Steel
Driven wheels:Front Engine / RWD
Front tires:205/65VR-15
Rear tires:205/65VR-15
Front brakes:Vented Discs w/ Vacuum Assist, ABS
Front brake size:277 mm / 10.9 in
Rear brakes:Solid Discs w/ Vacuum Assist, ABS
Rear brake size:279 mm / 11.0 in
Front wheels:F 38.1 x 17.8 cm / 15.0 x 7.0 in
Rear wheels:R 38.1 x 17.8 cm / 15.0 x 7.0 in
Steering:Recirculating Ball w/ Power Assist
Front suspension:Double Wishbones w/Coil Springs, Telescopic Shock Absorbers, Torsion Bar Stabilizer
Rear suspension:Beam Axle w/Telescopic Shock Absorbers, Coil Springs, Torsion Bar Stabilizer


Transmission:4-Speed Automatic
Gear ratios:3.68:1, 2.41:1, 1.44:1, 1.00:1
Final drive:2.47:1

Car dimensions

Weight:1665 kg / 3670 lbs
Wheelbase:2456 mm / 96.7 in
Front track:1463 mm / 57.6 in
Rear track:1466 mm / 57.7 in
Length:4580 mm / 180.3 in
Width:1791 mm / 70.5 in
Height:1290 mm / 50.8 in

Speed performance

Car top speed:245 kph / 153.12 mph
0 - 60 mph:7.0 seconds
0 - 100 mph:18.0 seconds
0 - 1/4 mile:15.5 seconds

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