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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 Rating
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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
Number of Passenger Doors NA
EPA Classification Minicompact
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
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
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
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
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 -
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
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
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - TBD -
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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