2008 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 2-Door Roadster 5.5L Specs

2-Door Roadster 5.5L
MSRP based on 2-Door Roadster 5.5L

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 12 mpg City/16 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas V8, 5.5L
EPA Class Mini-Compact
Style Name SLR McLaren Roadster
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 2
Passenger Doors 2
Body Style Convertible
Transmission 5-speed AMG-enhanced driver-adaptive electronic automatic transmission-inc: Touch Shift, optimum gear programming, AMG SpeedShift


EPA Classification Mini-Compact
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4023
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³) 48.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 36.1
Passenger Capacity 2
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Front Leg Room (in) 44.2
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 183.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Track Width, Front (in) 64.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 106.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.8
Height, Overall (in) 49.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 7.2

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 25.6
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 12

Performance Specs

Engine Type Gas V8
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 617 @ 6500
Displacement 5.5L/332
Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 575 @ 3250 - 5000
Fuel System SEFI
Trans Order Code NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.19
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.17 (R2 1.93)
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85
Trans Type 5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41
Clutch Size (in) NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.59
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.06
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.6 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Brake Type Power
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.2 x - TBD -
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.0
Rear Tire Order Code - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P295/30R19
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Order Code - TBD -
Spare Tire Size NA
Front Tire Size P255/35R19
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 x 11.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 19 x 9.0
Spare Wheel Material NA
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone

Safety Features

Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear No
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks No
Daytime Running Lights Yes
Traction Control Yes
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps No
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control Yes
Other Features Anti-lock brake system (ABS) w/brake assist
Adaptive dual-stage airbags w/passenger occupancy sensor
Head & body side-impact airbags
Knee airbags
3-point seat belts w/emergency tensioning device, belt force...
Electronic stability program (ESP)
Acceleration skid control (ASR)
Traction control
Programmable daytime running lamps
Black leather-wrapped roll over bars


Basic Miles/km 50,000
Basic Years 4
Corrosion Miles/km 50,000
Corrosion Years 4
Drivetrain Miles/km 50,000
Drivetrain Years 4
Roadside Assistance Miles/km Unlimited
Roadside Assistance Years Unlimited

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.6
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA