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Mercedes-AMG SL55
2008 Mercedes-AMG SL55
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Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
2020 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
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Overview

Engine
5.5L V8 Gas
Engine
3.0L Twin-Turbo V6 Gas
Transmission
5-Speed Automatic
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 12 MPG
Hwy: 17 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
21.1 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.8 gallons
Seating Capacity
2 seater
Seating Capacity
2 seater
Trunk Volume
10.2 ft³
Trunk Volume
8.5 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
5.5L V8 Gas
3.0L Twin-Turbo V6 Gas
Horsepower
510 hp @ 6100 rpm
362 hp @ 5500 rpm
Torque
531 lb-ft @ 2600-4000 rpm
369 lb-ft @ 2000 rpm
Transmission
5-Speed Automatic
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,365 lbs
3,826 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
14 MPG
22 MPG
City
12 MPG
20 MPG
Highway
17 MPG
28 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
N/A
8.0 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
21.1 gallons
19.8 gallons
Cruising Range City
N/A
396 miles
Cruising Range Highway
N/A
554.4 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
178.5 in
182.3 in
Height
51 in
51.2 in
Max Width
80 in
73.9 in
Front Width
61.8 in
62.8 in
Rear Width
61.1 in
63 in
Wheelbase
100.8 in
101.7 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
3.7 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
2 seater
2 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.9 in
42.9 in
Front Seat Headroom
37.7 in
39.1 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
54 in
55.5 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
53.6 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
10.2 ft³
8.5 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

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

Wheels

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

Suspension

Front Suspension
Independent
Multi-Link
Rear Suspension
Independent
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P255/35R19
P255/35YR19
Rear Tire
P285/30R19
P285/30YR19
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A

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
  • Black
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • Dolomite Brown Metallic
  • Graphite Grey Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Polar White
  • Selenite Grey Metallic

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
  • designo Cardinal Red Metallic
  • designo Diamond White Metallic
  • designo Selenite Grey Magno

Standard Interior Materials

  • Amg Premium Leather Seats
  • Leather Upholstery
  • Bengal Red/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Crystal Grey/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Ginger Beige/Espresso, Leather Upholstery

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
  • Bengal Red/Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Ginger Beige/Espresso, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Porcelain/Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Saddle Brown/Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Bengal Red/Black, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Ginger Beige/Espresso, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Porcelain/Black, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Saddle Brown/Black, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

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