2008 Mercedes-AMG SL 55 Roadster Specs

Mercedes-AMG SL55

2008 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class AMG SL 55 Roadster powered by 5.5-liter V8 Gas Engine with 5-Speed Automatic transmission.

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Overview
Select configuration:
$129,300
Starting Price (MSRP)
Engine
5.5-liter V8 Gas
Transmission
5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Body Type
Convertible
Seating capacity
2 seater
Trunk Volume
10.2 ft³
Fuel Economy
City: 12 MPG
Hwy: 17 MPG

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

  • Engine
    5.5-liter V8 Gas
  • Horsepower
    510 hp @ 6100 rpm
  • Torque
    531 lb-ft @ 2600-4000 rpm
  • Transmission
    5-Speed Automatic
  • Drivetrain
    Rear-Wheel Drive

Steering

  • Steering Type
    Pwr Rack-&-pinion
  • Turning Diameter
    36.2 ft

Wheels

  • Wheels Type
    Aluminum Wheels
  • Front Wheel Size
    19" x 8.5"
  • Rear Wheel Size
    19" x 9.5"

Suspension

  • Front Suspension
    Independent
  • Rear Suspension
    Independent

Tires

  • Front Tire
    P255/35R19
  • Rear Tire
    P285/30R19
  • Spare Tire
    Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

  • Combined
    14 MPG
  • City
    12 MPG
  • Highway
    17 MPG

Fuel Tank

  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    21.1 gallons

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

  • Length
    178.5 in
  • Height
    51 in
  • Max Width
    80 in
  • Front Width
    61.8 in
  • Rear Width
    61.1 in
  • Wheelbase
    100.8 in

Interior Space

  • Seating Capacity
    2 seater
  • Front Seat Leg Room
    42.9 in
  • Front Seat Headroom
    37.7 in
  • Front Seat Shoulder Room
    54 in

Weight and Towing

  • Curb Weight
    4,365 lbs

Cargo Space

  • Trunk Volume
    10.2 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Alabaster White
  • Black
  • Capri Blue Metallic
  • designo Graphite
  • designo Mocha Black
  • designo Mystic White
  • Diamond Silver Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Majestic Black Metallic
  • Mars Red
  • Pewter Metallic
  • Steel Grey Metallic
  • Storm Red Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Amg Premium Leather Seats
  • Leather Upholstery

Features and Options

Interior Trim

  • Bucket Seats
    Not Available
  • Cloth Seats
    Standard
  • Leather Seats
    Standard
  • Leather Steering Wheel
    Optional
  • Premium Synthetic Seats
    Standard
  • Vinyl Seats
    Standard
  • Woodgrain Interior Trim
    Optional
  • Sun/Moonroof
    Not Available

Comfort

  • Head-Up Display
    Not Available
  • Navigation System
    Not Available
  • Steering Wheel Audio Controls
    Not Available
  • Power Liftgate
    Not Available
  • Power Mirror(s)
    Not Available
  • A/C
    Not Available
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
    Optional
  • Automatic Parking
    Not Available
  • Climate Control
    Not Available
  • Cooled Front Seat(s)
    Optional
  • Cooled Rear Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Cruise Control
    Optional
  • Hands-Free Liftgate
    Not Available
  • Heated Front Seat(s)
    Optional
  • Heated Rear Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Heated Steering Wheel
    Not Available
  • Keyless Entry
    Optional
  • Multi-Zone A/C
    Not Available
  • Power Driver Seat
    Not Available
  • Power Passenger Seat
    Not Available
  • Remote Engine Start
    Not Available
  • Remote Trunk Release
    Optional
  • Seat Memory
    Not Available
  • Universal Garage Door Opener
    Not Available
  • Seat-Massage
    Not Available
  • Rear A/C
    Not Available
  • Keyless Start
    Optional
  • Navigation from Telematics
    Not Available
  • Telematics
    Not Available

Additional Packages

amg performance package

$14,070

19" dual-spoke multi piece sterling silver AMG aluminum wheel, high performance tires, top speed of 186-mph, limited-slip differential, AMG compound braking system w/larger front rotors, AMG F1 safety car front fascia, AMG leather & Alcantara steering wheel w/aluminum shift paddles, AMG Nurburgring ABC suspension (N/A w/181, 264 or 235 Designo)

p1 package

$2,500

active ventilated seats w/heat feature, bi-xenon headlamps, cornering-illuminated foglamps, Keyless Go

Safety

Safety Features

  • Back-Up Camera
    Not Available
  • Cross-Traffic Alert
    Not Available
  • Rear Parking Aid
    Optional
  • Blind Spot Monitor
    Not Available
  • Lane Departure Warning
    Not Available
  • Lane Keeping Assist
    Not Available
  • ABS
    Not Available
  • Night Vision
    Not Available
  • Tire Pressure Monitor
    Not Available
  • Brake Assist
    Not Available
  • Stability Control
    Not Available
  • Traction Control
    Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

  • Basic
    4 Years / 50,000 Miles
  • Corrosion
    4 Years / 50,000 Miles
  • Drivetrain
    4 Years / 50,000 Miles
  • Roadside Assistance
    Unlimited Years / Unlimited Miles