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2003 Mercedes Benz SL55 Information & Specs


The 2003 SL-Class is a 2-door, 2-passenger luxury convertible, or convertible sports car, available in two trims, the SL500 Roadster and the SL55 AMG Roadster. The 2003 SL-Class's closest competitors include the Aston Martin DB7 Vantage, the Jaguar XK Series, and the Volvo C70. Upon introduction, the SL500 Roadster is equipped with a standard 5.0-liter, V8, 302-horsepower engine that achieves 15-mpg in the city and 22-mpg on the highway. The SL55 AMG Roadster is equipped with a standard 5.5-liter, V8, 493-horsepower, supercharged engine that achieves 14-mpg in the city and 20-mpg on the highway. A 5-speed automatic transmission with overdrive is standard on both trims. The 2003 SL-Class is redesigned for 2003.

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Engine and Transmission

Engine Type: 5.5L V8
Displacement (CC/CI): 5439/332
Valves: 24
Horsepower @ RPM: 493@6100
Torque @ RPM: 516@2650
Fuel System: SEFI
Transmission: Auto OD

Steering, Suspension, Brakes

Steer Diameter (Curb): 36.2/36.2
Engine Locat./Drive: FR/RWD
Brakes (Fr/Rr): Disc/Disc
Steering: R&P
Suspension (Fr/Rr): Ind/Ind
Tires: 255/40R18

Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight: NA/4235 LB
Wheelbase (Ft/Rr): 100.8
Length: 178.5
Width: 71.9
Height: 51

Standard Features

Air Conditioning, Driver Air Bag, Passenger Air Bag, Alloy Wheels, Anti-Lock Brakes, Anti-Theft Vehicle, Cruise Control, Rear Defogger, Keyless Entry/Unlock, Fog Lamps, Power Locks, Power Mirrors, Heated Side Mirrors, Power Steering, Power Windows, AM/FM Radio, CD Player, Power Driver Seat, Power Passenger Seat, Leather Seats, Rear Spoiler, Tachometer, Tilt Steering, Traction Control, Automatic Transmission. ...