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Selected Style 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL Class 2-Door Convertible
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$192,000
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$3200 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class roadsters challenge luxury grand tourers and high-energy exotics alike with stupendously powerful engines and enviable ride quality.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 13 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification - Minicompact
Number of Passenger Doors - NA
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 75
Front Leg Room (in) - - TBD -
Front Hip Room (in) - - TBD -
Passenger Capacity - 4
Front Head Room (in) - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) - 63.2
Wheelbase (in) - 105.1
Liftover Height (in) - NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) - 74.9
Track Width, Front (in) - 64.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) - NA
Length, Overall (in) - 179.6
Height, Overall (in) - 51.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 12.0
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) - NA
Brake ABS System - 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) - Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 14.2 x 1.26
Brake Type - Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) - Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 15.4 x 1.34
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - 20.6
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - - TBD -
Steering Type - Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size - 245/40ZR19
Spare Tire Size - NA
Front Tire Order Code - NA
Spare Tire Order Code - NA
Rear Tire Size - 285/40ZR19
Rear Tire Order Code - NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - NA
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 3825
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - NA
Rear Wheel Material - Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) - 19 x 9.5
Front Wheel Material - Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - NA
Front Wheel Size (in) - 19 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System - DI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM - 357 @ 5000
Engine Order Code - NA
Displacement - 4.3L/262
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM - 453 @ 7750
Engine Type - Gas V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - 13
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) - 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - 19
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - - TBD -
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Trans Description Cont. - Dual-Clutch
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - - TBD -
First Gear Ratio (:1) - - TBD -
Clutch Size (in) - - TBD -
Drivetrain - Rear Wheel Drive
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - - TBD -
Trans Type - 7
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again - Automated Manual
Reverse Ratio (:1) - - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - - TBD -
Trans Order Code - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name - Ferrari California
Body Style - 2 Door Convertible
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - NA
Suspension Type - Rear - Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front - Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - 2
 
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