Mercedes-Benz SL Coupe (W198) 300 SL (215 Hp)
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Mercedes-Benz SL Coupe (W198) 300 SL (215 Hp) technical specifications and fuel economy

Mercedes-Benz SL Coupe (W198) 300 SL (215 Hp) has a combined fuel consumption of 9.5 l/100 km | 24.8 mpg US | 29.7 mpg UK Mercedes-Benz SL Coupe (W198) 300 SL (215 Hp) accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 10 sec. The maximum speed is 260 km/h | 162 mph.



Mercedes-Benz SL Coupe (W198) 300 SL (215 Hp) Technical information

  • Engine displacement
    2996 cm3
  • Power
    215 hp
    158 kW
  • Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h
    10 sec
  • Maximum speed
    260 km/h
    162 mph
  • Kerb Weight
    1295 kg
    2855 lbs
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Mercedes-Benz  SL Coupe (W198)  300 SL (215 Hp)  General information General information
Brand : Mercedes-Benz
Model : SL
Generation : SL Coupe (W198)
Engine / modification : 300 SL (215 Hp)
Production start : 1954 year
Production end : 1957 year
Coupe type : Coupe
Num. of Doors : 2
Num. of seats : 2
Mercedes-Benz  SL Coupe (W198)  300 SL (215 Hp)  Fuel economy (consumption) Fuel economy (consumption)
Fuel consumption / economy - urban :
Fuel consumption / economy - extra urban :
Fuel consumption / economy - combined : 9.5 l/100 km | 24.8 mpg US | 29.7 mpg UK
Fuel consumption at Low speed (WLTP) :
Fuel Type : Petrol (Gasoline)
Fuel consumption at Medium speed (WLTP) :
Fuel consumption at high speed (WLTP) :
Fuel tank volume : 100 l | 26.4 US gallons | 22.0 UK gallons
Fuel consumption at very high speed (WLPT) :
Combined fuel consumption (WPLT) :
Mercedes-Benz  SL Coupe (W198)  300 SL (215 Hp)  Performance Performance
Power : 215 hp | 158 kW
Max power in : 5800 rpm.
Maximum speed : 260 km/h | 162 mph
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h : 10 sec
CO2 emissions (WLTP) :
Torque : 275 Nm @ 4600 rpm.
Mercedes-Benz  SL Coupe (W198)  300 SL (215 Hp)  Engine Engine
Model Engine : M 198.980
Engine position : Front, longitudinal
Engine displacement : 2996 cm3
Engine oil capacity : 15 l
Coolant : 15.5 l
Fuel System : Direct injection
Position of cylinders : Inline
Valvetrain : SOHC
Number of cylinders : 6
Number of valves per cylinder : 2
Compression ratio : 8.55
Piston Stroke : 88 mm
Cylinder Bore : 85 mm
All-electric range (WLTP) :
Average Energy consumption (WLTP) :
Mercedes-Benz  SL Coupe (W198)  300 SL (215 Hp)  Electric motor Electric motor
System power :
System torque :
Mercedes-Benz  SL Coupe (W198)  300 SL (215 Hp)  Transmission Transmission
Wheel Drive : Rear wheel drive
Number of Gears (manual transmission) : 4
Mercedes-Benz  SL Coupe (W198)  300 SL (215 Hp)  Chassis Chassis
Length : 4520 mm | 178.0 in
Width : 1790 mm | 70.5 in
Height : 1300 mm | 51.2 in
Wheelbase : 2400 mm | 94.5 in
Front track : 1385 mm | 54.5 in
Rear (Back) track : 1435 mm | 56.5 in
Ride height : 130 mm | 5.1 in
Rear suspension : Helical spring
Max weight : 1515 kg | 3340 lbs
Front brakes : Drum
Rear brakes : Drum
Kerb Weight : 1295 kg | 2855 lbs
Steering type : Cone worm with recirculation balls
Minimum turning circle (turning diameter) : 11.5 m
Mercedes-Benz  SL Coupe (W198)  300 SL (215 Hp)  Tyres / Wheels Tyres / Wheels
Tire size : 165/90 R 15
Wheel rims size : 5 K x 15
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