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2013 Mercedes-Benz SL550 review

Release Information

Release Date 5/2012
Base price $105,500
As-tested price $105,500

Design

Body style Convertible
Height 51.8"
Width 76.7"
Length 181.8"
Wheel base 101.8"
Front track 62.9"
Curb weight 3935 lbs
Cargo 13.5 cu.ft.
Tire size 18"
Total seating 2
Configuration 2-door
Total number of doors 3
Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz

Engine

Engine size 4.7 L
Engine type Gas
Cylinders V8
Torque 516 ft-lbs @ 1800 rpm
Horsepower 429 @ 5250 rpm
Transmission 7-speed shiftable automatic
Drivetrain Rear-wheel drive

Interior

Front head room 39.1"
Front shoulder room 55.5"
Front hip room 53.6"

Fuel Efficiency

Fuel tank capacity 19.8 gallons
Fuel type Premium unleaded
Full range (city/highway) 336.6/495
MPG (city/highway) 17/25 mpg

Brakes

Type Disc
ABS system 4-wheel
Disc front Yes
Drum rear No - disc

In dash system

Bluetooth Yes
Wi-Fi No
Infotainment Yes

Safety Tech

Blindspot mirrors No
Rear camera No
Airbags Yes
Side airbags Yes

Warranty

Miles 50,000
Years 4