2016 Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-AMG SLC43 R 172

This vehicle has a 2 door convertible/cabriolet body style with a front positioned engine powering the rear wheels. It forms part of Mercedes-Benz's R 172 series of cars. It's powered courtesy of a turbocharged engine of 3 litre capacity. This unit features double overhead camshaft valve gear, a 90 degree V 6 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 362 bhp (367 PS/270 kW) of power at 5500-6000 rpm, and maximum torque of 520 N·m (384 lb·ft/53 kgm) at 2000-4200 rpm. The engine supplies its power through to the wheels via a 9 speed automatic gearbox. It weighs a quoted 1595 kg at the kerb. Its maximum speed claimed is 245 km/h (152 mph), and carbon dioxide emissions are 178.0 g/km.

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Key facts

2016 Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-AMG SLC43 R 172 information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 2 seats
How long?
4143 mm
How heavy?
1595 kg
What size engine?
3 litre, 2996 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
367 PS / 362 bhp / 270 kW @ 5500-6000 rpm
How much torque?
520 Nm / 384 ft.lb / 53 kgm @ 2000-4200 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 4.7 s
How fast?
245 km/h, 152 mph
What carbon dioxide emissions?
178.0 CO2 g/km

Mercedes-Benz R 172 models

2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 1991 cm3 184 PS 181 bhp 135 kW 150.0 CO2 1455 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 9A 1991 cm3 184 PS 181 bhp 135 kW 137.0 CO2 1480 kg
Mercedes-Benz SLC 250 d -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 9A 2143 cm3 204 PS 201 bhp 150 kW 114.0 CO2 1605 kg
Mercedes-Benz SLC 300 -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 9A 1991 cm3 245 PS 242 bhp 180 kW 138.0 CO2 1505 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 1796 cm3 184 PS 181 bhp 135 kW 149.0 CO2 1435 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 7A 1796 cm3 184 PS 181 bhp 135 kW 142.0 CO2 1470 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 1796 cm3 204 PS 201 bhp 150 kW 160.0 CO2 1475 kg
Mercedes-Benz SLK -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 7A 1796 cm3 204 PS 201 bhp 150 kW 144.0 CO2 1500 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 2143 cm3 204 PS 201 bhp 150 kW 124.0 CO2 1570 kg
Mercedes-Benz SLK 250 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 7A 2143 cm3 204 PS 201 bhp 150 kW 128.0 CO2 1590 kg
Mercedes-Benz SLK 350 BlueEFFICIENCY -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 7A 3498 cm3 306 PS 302 bhp 225 kW 167.0 CO2 1540 kg
Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 7A 5461 cm3 421 PS 415.5 bhp 310 kW 195.0 CO2 1610 kg

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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FA 8A 2998 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW 179.0 CO2 1760 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FA 8A 2998 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW 179.0 CO2 1755 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FA 8A 2998 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW 1789 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 7A 2979 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW 1610 kg
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2016 Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-AMG SLC43 data
bodywork
Body type2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2430 mm 95.7 inches
Track/tread (front) 1559 mm 61.4 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1567 mm 61.7 inches
Length 4143 mm 163.1 inches
Width 1810 mm 71.3 inches
Height 1300 mm 51.2 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.7
Kerb weight 1595 kg 3516 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 60 litres 13.2 UK Gal 15.9 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Mercedes-Benz/Renault
Engine code
Cylinders V 6 in 90° vee
Capacity 3 litre
2996 cc
(182.827 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88 × 82.1 mm
3.46 × 3.23 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.07
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output 367 PS (362 bhp) (270 kW)
at 5500-6000 rpm
Specific output 120.8 bhp/litre
1.98 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 520 Nm (384 ft·lb) (53 kgm)
at 2000-4200 rpm
Specific torque 173.56 Nm/litre
2.1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.7:1
Fuel system direct petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 2181.1 kPa (316.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 499.33 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor Twin turbochargers
Intercooler
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 4.7 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 245 km/h (152 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 230.11 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
169.24 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
226.96 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.1 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 5.91 kg/kW
9.87 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions 178.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK) I
CO2 Effizienz (DE) D
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 235/40 R 18
Tyres rear 255/35 R 18
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 9 speed automatic
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID456236
Production total
Model code
Model family R 172
RAC rating 28.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2016 Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-AMG SLC43 added 2016-01-27.
Last modified 2017-07-15.