Mercedes SL550 complete specifications as per the instrument test
|   Sunday, September 23, 2012
Speaking of the top most cars, if you consider yourself to be a rich person and possess a good car, then it is surely a Mercedes Benz. The tag of the silver spoon is still there with it since its inception and another landmark has been achieved by Mercedes by introducing the SL550. The instrument test of it just got over.

The specification of the car makes really a point. It has 429 horse powers and a 4.7 liter V-8 twin turbo engine located beneath the hood.
The figures in terms of accelerator really attract the customer.

The car is a front engine one which has the facility of the rear wheel to drive it. The roadster door makes it more attractive. The numbers of doors are two. Speaking of the sitting arrangement it is a 2 sitter car, capable of carrying only two passengers which include the driver.

The base price is fixed at $ 106,405. The other specifications are 285 cu with a displacement in 4663cc. the power is 429 horses power and has a revolution of 5250 per minute. The torque tasted is 516 lb-ft with a revolution of eighteen hundred per minute. Speaking of transmission, it has a seven speed automatic with an option of the manual shifting mode.

The car in length is 181.8 in whereas in breadth is 73.9 in. the height is pretty good, it is 51.8 in. the wheel base has a dimension of 101.8 in.
The speed tests were done and the results were pretty attractive. It took only 4.1 sec to reach from 0 to 60 mph. it shows the capacity to reach 0 to 100 mph in just 9.6 sec and zero to 150 mph in 22.5 sec.

The car has a gear system of seven automatic down shifts. Though Mercedes claims SL 550`s top speed to be at 159 mph but it has an electronic limitation of 155 mph. The brake disks size are different from the front and the rear. The front brake measures 13.5 inch while the rear measures 12.6 inch. The seats are all well ventilated and are stuffed with leather.

The steering wheel is attractive and has three spokes. The well decorated leather binds the wheel. The car has an option to fit with an analog clock. It costs only two hundred fifty dollars. The body is of aluminum and saves a lot of the weight. Mercedes SL 550 has all the luxurious interiors like all other Mercedes cars.

Some other versions of the Mercedes SL 550 are also available. Worth $ 2000 dollars extra you can go for the sports wheel package. The wheels are 19 inches in diameter. Worth $ 2950 you will get the driving assistance package. The blind spot assistance forms its main feature. Also active lane keeping is available.

The premium package includes a lot of other facilities like the rear view camera and the active parking assistance. It comes pretty worthy and costs only $ 4900. A special feature of well ventilated seats is available in all the versions.
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