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SL Roadsters of the series 107
Type 450 SL
Name 450 SL
Name Mercedes-Benz type 450 SL
Short name 450 SL
Model R 107 E 45
Production 03.71/07.71 - 11.80
Number produced 66.298
Comments concerning the production period begin of production - pre-production batch / main production - end of production
Prices before 03.73 not available in Germany 03.73: 36.630,00 DM 02.74: 38.283,90 DM 06.74: 39.893,40 DM 02.75: 42.213,30 DM 02.77: 43.856,10 DM 01.78: 44.251,20 DM 04.78: 45.841,60 DM 12.78: 46.760,00 DM 01.07.79: 47.177,50 DM 16.07.79: 48.092,80 DM (prices without coup‚ top, with roadster top)
Wheelbase 2455 mm
Track rear/front 1452/1440 mm
Length 4390 mm
Width 1790 mm
Height 1300 mm (with cabriolet top closed)
Smallest turning circle 10,34 m
Chassis weight ==========
Max. total weight 2000 kg
Max. front axle weight 995 kg
Max. rear axle weight 1005 kg
Max. load 420 kg (with hardtop 380 kg)
Max. trailer weight braked 1200 kg
Max. trailer weight unbraked 750 kg
Weight empty 1580 kg (with hardtop 1620 kg)
According to guideline DIN 70020 (with fuel, spare wheel and tool equipment)
Operating method four-stroke Otto (with manifold-injection)
Configuration front, parallel; upright
Type M 117 E 45 / 117.982, since 11.75: 117.985
No. of cylinder/configuration 8 / 90ų-V-form
Bore x stroke 92 x 85 mm
Total displacement 4520 ccm (tax classification: 4189 ccm)
Compression ratio 8,8
Crankshaft bearing 5
Output 225 hp / 165 kW at 5000 /min; since 11.75: 217 hp / 160 kW at 5000 /min
Maximum torque 38,5 mkg at 3000 /min; since 11.75: 36,7 mkg at 3250 /min
No. of valves/configuration 1 intake, 1 exhaust / overhead
Valve operation 1 top camshaft per cylinder line
Camshaft drive duplex roller-type chain
Mixture formation manifold-injection, electronically controlled (Bosch D-Jetronic); since 02.76 mechanically controlled (Bosch K-Jetronic)
Cooling water cooling / pump; 15 l water
Lubrication pressure circulation lubrication / 7,5 l oil
Electric system 12 V
Battery 66 Ah / in the engine compartment
Dynamo three-phase AC / 770 W
Starter motor electrical / 1,4 PS, since 12.77: 2,0 PS
Ignition transistor ignition
Fuel tank above the rear axle / 90 l
Fuel supply electric supply pump
Driven whells rear wheels
Power transmission divided cardan shaft
Frame desing self-supporting all-steel body
Wheel suspension front double wishbone
Wheel suspension rear twist beam axle (diagonal-swing axle with starting- and braking-torque compensation)
Suspension front coil springs, suppl. rubber suspension, torsion bar type stabilizer
Suspension rear coil springs, suppl. rubber suspension, torsion bar type stabilizer
Damper hydraulic telescopic damper
Steering ball-and-nut power steering
Steering transm ratio 15,59:1 / 3,3 steering wheel turns
Breaking system braking system
Breaking system hydraulic dual-circuit braking system with vacuum-operated brake servo unit; disc brakes front (internally ventilated) and rear
Parking breake parking brake
Parking breake mechanical (foot-operated), effective on rear wheels
Diamatre brake discs front / rear: 278 / 279 mm
Wheels sheet steel-disc wheels, on demand light-alloy disc wheels
Wheels rims 6 1/2 J x 14 H 2
Tyres 205/70 VR 14