2016 Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-AMG SL 63

The Mercedes-AMG SL 63 is a motor vehicle from Mercedes-Benz, with rear wheel drive, a front located engine and a 2 door convertible/cabriolet body style. The power is produced by a turbocharged engine of 5.5 litre capacity. This powerplant features double overhead camshaft valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 577 bhp (585 PS/430 kW) of power at 5500 rpm, and maximum torque of 900 N·m (664 lb·ft/91.8 kgm) at 2250-3750 rpm. Power is supplied to the wheels via a 7 speed automatic gearbox. The Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-AMG SL 63 weighs a claimed 1845 kg at the kerb. Maximum stated speed is 250 km/h (155 mph), and carbon dioxide emissions are 229.0 g/km.

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Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-AMG SL 63 -
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Key facts

2016 Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-AMG SL 63 information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 2 seats
How long?
4640 mm
How heavy?
1845 kg
What size engine?
5.5 litre, 5461 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
585 PS / 577 bhp / 430 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
900 Nm / 664 ft.lb / 91.8 kgm @ 2250-3750 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 4.1 s
How fast?
250 km/h, 155 mph
What carbon dioxide emissions?
229.0 CO2 g/km

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2016 Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-AMG SL 63 data
bodywork
Body type2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2585 101.8
Track/tread (front) 1621 63.8
Track/tread (rear) 1604 63.1
Length 4640 182.7
Width 1877 73.9
Height 1300 51.2
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.79
Kerb weight 1845 kg 4068
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 75 litres 16.5 UK Gal 19.8 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Mercedes-Benz
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 5.5 litre
5461 cc
(333.251 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 98 × 90.5 mm
3.86 × 3.56 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.08
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
32 valves in total
maximum power output 585 PS (577 bhp) (430 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output 105.7 bhp/litre
1.73 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 900 Nm (664 ft·lb) (91.8 kgm)
at 2250-3750 rpm
Specific torque 164.8 Nm/litre
1.99 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system direct petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 2071 kPa (300.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 682.63 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor
Intercooler
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 4.1 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 250 km/h (155 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 317.08 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
233.21 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
312.74 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.14 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 4.29 kg/kW
7.16 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions 229.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK) L
CO2 Effizienz (DE) F
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 8½J x 18
Wheel size rear 9½J x 18
Tyres front 255/35 R 19
Tyres rear 285/30 R 19
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 360 mm
Rear brake diameter 360 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 7
Top gear ratio 0.73
Final drive ratio 2.65
general
Carfolio.com ID461351
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 47.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2016 Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-AMG SL 63 added 2016-03-05.
Last modified 2016-03-05.