The Cabriolet version of the SL Class model has a 4973 cc (303.4 ci) 16 valve V 8 Naturally Aspirated Petrol engine.
This particular Mercedes SL Class 500SL V8 R107 has a 4 speed / Auto gearbox with the power being delivered through it's RWD system.
The SL Class's 4973 cc (303.4 ci) engine reaches its peak power of 242 bhp (180 kW) @ 4750 rpm.
The Mercedes SL Class produces torque measuring 295 lb-ft (399.9 Nm) @ 3750 rpm.
The SL Class weighs around 1605 kg (3538 lb). Power to weight can be calculated at 150.7 bhp per metric ton or alternatively as 183.8 lb-ft of torque per ton.
The Mercedes SL Class 500SL V8 R107 -  has a top speed of 134 mph (215.6 kph)
This SL Class accelerates 0-60mph (96.6 kph) in 7.7 seconds or 0-100kph in 8.0s and can achieve an estimated 1/4 mile drag time in 14.57 seconds with a trap speed of 88.1 mph.