The Cabriolet version of the SL Class model has a 5439 cc (331.9 ci) 24 valve V 8 Supercharged Petrol engine.
This particular Mercedes SL Class 55 AMG V8 R230 has a 5 speed / Auto gearbox with the power being delivered through it's RWD system.
The SL Class's 5439 cc (331.9 ci) engine reaches its peak power of 469 bhp (349 kW) @ 6100 rpm.
The Mercedes SL Class produces torque measuring 516 lb-ft (699.6 Nm) @ 2650 rpm.
The SL Class weighs around 1955 kg (4310 lb). Power to weight can be calculated at 239.8 bhp per metric ton or alternatively as 263.9 lb-ft of torque per ton.
The Mercedes SL Class 55 AMG V8 R230 -  has a top speed of 155 mph (249.4 kph)
This SL Class accelerates 0-60mph (96.6 kph) in 4.7 seconds or 0-100kph in 4.9s and can achieve an estimated 1/4 mile drag time in 13.83 seconds with a trap speed of 103.2 mph.