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1999 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class specs & colors

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1999 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class

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  • 18 x 8.0" front/18 x 9.0" rear monoblock alloy wheels,245/40ZR18 front/ 275/35ZR18 rear tires
  • sculpted front apron w/integrated fog lamps
  • mesh air dam intake



EPA Classification Two Seater
Front Wheel Size 17 x 8.25 in
Rear Wheel Size 17 x 8.25 in
Spare Wheel Size Full-Size in
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 100
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 143
Engine Type Gas V12
Displacement 6.0L/365
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 389 @ 5200
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 420 @ 3800
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 19 MPG
Cruising Range - City 274.30 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 13 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy 400.90 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Trans Type 5
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.59
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.19
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.16 (1.95 Winter Mode)
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.65
Suspension Type - Front Lower Control Arms
Suspension Type - Rear 5-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Brake Type Power
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 12.6 x 1.2 in
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 11.8 x 0.9 in
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 21.1 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx N/A gal
Steering Type Pwr Recirculating Ball
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.1
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 35.4 ft
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall N/A ft
Front Tire Size 245/45ZR17
Rear Tire Size 245/45ZR17
Spare Tire Size Full-Size
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. Not Available lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. Not Available lbs
Base Curb Weight 4455 lbs
Passenger Capacity 2
Passenger Volume 50.4 ft³
Front Head Room 37.1 in
Front Leg Room 42.4 in
Front Shoulder Room 55.4 in
Front Hip Room 53.2 in
Second Head Room N/A in
Second Leg Room N/A in
Second Shoulder Room N/A in
Second Hip Room N/A in
Wheelbase 99.0 in
Length, Overall 177.1 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 71.3 in
Height, Overall 51.3 in
Track Width, Front 60.4 in
Track Width, Rear 60.0 in
Min Ground Clearance 5.30 in
Liftover Height N/A in
Trunk Volume 7.9 ft³
Brake assist system (applies full braking pwr automatically when needed) Standard
Burl hardwood interior trim on doors, dash, console, shiftgate Standard
Heated front seats Optional
Auto dimming driver mirror Standard
Trunk mounted 6-disc compact disc changer Optional
Adjustable front center armrest Standard
Automatic slip control (ASR) Standard
Adjustable seat mounted 3-point front shoulder belts w/height adjustment & emergency tensioning retractors Standard
Adaptive damping system w/vehicle height adjust Optional
6.0L DOHC SMFI 48-valve aluminum-alloy V12 engine Optional
Pwr windows w/express-down control for each window & 1-touch up/down for both windows via soft-top switch Standard
Heated rear window Standard
17" X 8.25" aluminum-alloy wheels Standard
Remote illuminated entry Standard
Automatic pop-up rollbar Standard
Anti-lock brake system (ABS) Standard
Independent front suspension w/damper struts, triangular lower control arms w/anti-dive geometry Standard
Independent five-link rear suspension w/anti-lift/anti-squat geometry/ alignment control Standard
Driver & front passenger front air bag supplemental restraint system Standard
Automatic climate control-inc: dust filter, residual-heat REST mode Standard
Electronic Stability Program vehicle directional stability system Standard
Universal integrated garage door opener Standard
Remote infrared locking system-inc: doors, trunk release, 4 inside storage compartments, window closing Standard
Pwr tilt/telescoping steering column w/3-position memory Standard
Halogen front foglamps Standard
Babysmart automatic child seat recognition system Standard
Pre-wiring for CD changer & cellular phone Standard
Rear wheel drive Standard
Leather trim on door inserts/dash/console/roll bar/inside hardtop Optional
Variable intake valve timing Standard
Anti-lock brake system (ABS) Standard
Dual heated pwr remote outside rearview mirrors w/3 position memory Standard
Eccentric-sweep intermittent windshield wiper w/heated washer system/wiper parking position, rain sensor wiper activation Standard
Automatic slip control Standard
Electronic stability program (ESP) Standard
10-way pwr front bucket seats w/head restraints/3-position memory Standard
Nappa leather seats, head restraints Standard
4-wheel ventilated pwr disc brakes w/electronic brake force distribution Optional
Red rear foglamp Standard
P245/45ZR17 performance SBR tires Standard
Anti-theft alarm system w/starter interlock Standard
Pwr-assisted recirculating-ball steering w/damper Standard
Pwr door locks Standard
Door mounted side air bags Standard
Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors Standard
5-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission-inc: "winter" mode, adaptive controls, OD Standard
Removable aluminum hard convertible top Standard
Xenon gas-discharge headlamps w/auto level, wipers & heated washers Optional
Cruise control Standard
Pwr AM/FM/cellular antenna Standard
Integrated portable cellular telephone Optional
Automatic convertible soft top Standard
Automatic pop-up padded rollbar Standard
Velour carpeting & floor mats Standard
Fully electronic ignition system w/knock sensor timing control Standard
City 13/hwy 19 (6.0L engine/5-speed auto trans) Standard
Brake assist system (applies full braking pwr automatically when needed) Standard
Rearview mirror w/auto-dimming feature Standard
Bose sound system w/Acoustimass-inc: antitheft-coded AM/FM stereo/weather band radio & auto reverse cassette player, auto speed-dependent volume adjustment, 6-speakers Standard
Front/rear coil springs, stabilizer bar, gas shock absorbers Standard
21.1 gallon fuel tank Standard

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