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Sunday, November 6, 2016

Engine from a Mercedes SLR

VEHICLE TYPE: front-engine, rear-wheel-drive, 2-passenger, 2-door coupe
ESTIMATED BASE PRICE: $480,000
ENGINE TYPE: supercharged and intercooled SOHC 24-valve V-8, aluminum block and heads, port fuel injection Displacement: 332 cu in, 5439cc Power (SAE net): 641 bhp @ 6500 rpm
Torque (SAE net): 605 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm

TRANSMISSION: 5-speed automatic with manumatic shifting
DIMENSIONS: Wheelbase: 106.3 in Length: 183.3 in Width: 75.1 in Height: 49.3 in
Curb weight: 3800 lb

PERFORMANCE ( C/D EST):
Zero to 60 mph: 3.5 sec
Zero to 100 mph: 7.8 sec
Standing ¼-mile: 11.5 sec
Top speed (redline limited, mfr's claim): 209 mph

PROJECTED FUEL ECONOMY ( C/D EST):
EPA city driving: 13 mpg
EPA highway driving: 18 mpg