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2015 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster
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Overview

Engine
3.9-liter Twin-Turbo V8 Gas
Engine
6.2-liter V8 Gas
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 16 MPG
Hwy: 23 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 13 MPG
Hwy: 19 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
20.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
22.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Seating Capacity
2 seater
Trunk Volume
12 ft³
Trunk Volume
6.1 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.9-liter Twin-Turbo V8 Gas
6.2-liter V8 Gas
Horsepower
553 hp @ 7500 rpm
583 hp @ 6800 rpm
Torque
557 lb-ft @ 4750 rpm
479 lb-ft @ 4750 rpm
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
N/A
39 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
19" x 8"
19" x 9.5"
Rear Wheel Size
19" x 10"
20" x 11"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Double Wishbone
Double Wishbone
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone

Tires

Front Tire
P245/40YR19
P265/35YR19
Rear Tire
P285/40YR19
P295/30YR20

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
18 MPG
15 MPG
City
16 MPG
13 MPG
Highway
23 MPG
19 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.8 Tons/yr
11.8 (Est) Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
20.6 gallons
22.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
329.6 miles
292.5 miles
Cruising Range Highway
473.8 miles
427.5 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
179.9 in
182.6 in
Height
52 in
49.7 in
Max Width
75.2 in
76.3 in
Front Width
64.2 in
66.2 in
Rear Width
63.2 in
65 in
Wheelbase
105.1 in
105.5 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
4 seater
2 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
N/A
41.7 in
Front Seat Headroom
N/A
39 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
54.4 in
58.4 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
63.2 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,813 lbs
3,792 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
12 ft³
6.1 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Bianco Avus
  • Blu Pozzi
  • Giallo Modena
  • Nero DS 1250
  • Rosso Corsa
  • Rosso Mugello
  • Rosso Scuderia
  • Iridium Silver
  • Mars Red
  • Obsidian Black

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Argento Nurburgring Metallic
  • Avorio
  • Azzurro California
  • Blu Abu Dhabi Metallic
  • Blu California
  • Blu Mirabeau Metallic
  • Blu Scozia
  • Blu Swaters
  • Blu Tour De France Metallic
  • Canna di Fucile
  • Grigio Alloy Metallic
  • Grigio Ferro
  • Grigio Ingrid Metallic
  • Grigio Scuro
  • Grigio Silverstone Metallic
  • Grigio Titanio Metallizzato Metallic
  • Nero Daytona Metallic
  • Rosso California
  • Rosso Dino
  • Rosso Fiorano
  • Verde British
  • AMG Imola Gray
  • designo Mystic White II

Standard Interior Materials

  • Beige Tradizione, Leather Seat Trim
  • Blu Medio, Leather Seat Trim
  • Blue Sterling, Leather Seat Trim
  • Bordeaux, Leather Seat Trim
  • Carta Da Zucchero, Leather Seat Trim
  • Charcoal, Leather Seat Trim
  • Cioccolato, Leather Seat Trim
  • Crema, Leather Seat Trim
  • Cuoio, Leather Seat Trim
  • Iroko, Leather Seat Trim
  • Nero, Leather Seat Trim
  • Rosso Ferrari, Leather Seat Trim
  • Sabbia, Leather Seat Trim
  • Terra Bruciata, Leather Seat Trim
  • Tortora, Leather Seat Trim
  • Black, designo Nappa Leather Upholstery

Optional Interior Materials

  • Beige Tradizione, Leather & Alcantara Interior Trim
  • Blu Medio, Leather & Alcantara Interior Trim
  • Blu Scuro, Leather & Alcantara Interior Trim
  • Bordeaux, Leather & Alcantara Interior Trim
  • Carta Da Zucchero, Leather & Alcantara Interior Trim
  • Charcoal, Leather & Alcantara Interior Trim
  • Cioccolato, Leather & Alcantara Interior Trim
  • Crema, Leather & Alcantara Interior Trim
  • Cuoio, Leather & Alcantara Interior Trim
  • Iroko, Leather & Alcantara Interior Trim
  • Nero, Leather & Alcantara Interior Trim
  • Rosso, Leather & Alcantara Interior Trim
  • Sabbia, Leather & Alcantara Interior Trim
  • Terra Bruciata, Leather & Alcantara Interior Trim
  • Tortora, Leather & Alcantara Interior Trim
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Not Available
Standard
Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Entertainment System
Standard
Not Available
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Not Available
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

Navigation System
Standard
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Optional
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Not Available
Seat Memory
Optional
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Standard
Keyless Start
Not Available
Standard
Telematics
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Optional
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Not Available
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
3 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
3 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Maintenance
7 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles