Home/Browse Cars/Mercedes-Benz/SL/
500
2020 Mercedes-Benz SL 500

2020 Mercedes-Benz SL 500 Specifications

Mercedes-Benz Logo
MRLP A$292,500
9.1L/100km

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz SL 500 is a rear-wheel drive two-door convertible that was released to the Australian market on 01/06/2019 classified as a 231 MY20. The SL is regarded as a sports car built in Germany with prices starting at A$292,500 before on-road costs.

The SL is an rear-wheel drive 2 door with 2 seats, powered by a 4.7L TURBO V8 engine that has 335 kW of power (at 5250 rpm) and 700 Nm of torque (at 1800 rpm) via a Nine-speed Automatic G-Tronic. MERCEDES-BENZ claims the SL 500 uses 9.1L/100km of Premium Unleaded Petrol in the combined city and highway cycle while putting out 207g of CO2. It has a 75L fuel tank, meaning it should be able to travel 824km per full tank.

The SL measures 1316mm (51.8 inches) in height, 4640mm (182.7 inches) in length, 1877mm (73.9 inches) in width with a 2585mm (101.8 inches) wheelbase that brings about a total of 1795kg (5699.9 lbs) of unladen weight. The SL 500 comes standard with 255/35 R19 front tyres and 285/30 R19 rear tyres. It requires a service every 24 months or 25,000 km, whichever comes first.

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz SL 500 has a 107mm ground clearance.

The VIN number can be found on the Behind Driver on Crossmember and the compliance plate is located on the Driver Side Centre B-Pillar. An example VIN number would be similar to W#%2314732*000001.


Mercedes-Benz SL 500 Details
PriceA$292,500
Series231 MY20
Body Styletwo-door convertible
Release date01/06/2019
Discontinued date-
Drive typeRWD
VIN plate locationBehind Driver on Crossmember
Compliance plate locationDriver Side Centre B-Pillar
VIN ExampleW#%2314732*000001
Country of originGermany
SegmentSports Car
Safety ANCAP rating-
Number of doors2
Seating capacity2
Mercedes-Benz SL 500 Engine Specifications
TypeBI TURBO DIR F/INJ
Size4663cc, 4.7L
Power @ RPM 335kW @ 5250rpm (449.2 hp)
Torque @ RPM700Nm @ 1800rpm (516.2 lb-ft)
Cylindersturbocharged eight-cylinder
Number of Valves32
ValvesVARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM
Euro RatingEURO 6
Compression ratio10.7
Power/weight ratio186.6kw/tonne
Bore/stroke92.9mm × 86mm (3.6in × 3.4in)
Mercedes-Benz SL 500 Drivetrain and Wheels
TransmissionNine-speed Automatic G-Tronic
Drive typerear-wheel drive
Steering typeRACK & PINION - POWER ASSISTED
Turning circle11m (36.1 ft)
Brake (front) typeDISC - VENTILATED
Brake (rear) typeDISC - VENTILATED
Front tyre & wheel size255/35 R19 - 8.5x19
Rear tyre & wheel size285/30 R19 - 9.5x19
Front suspension typeMulti-link system, Coil Spring, Gas damper, Anti roll bar
Rear suspension typeMulti-link system, Coil Spring, Gas damper, Anti roll bar
Mercedes-Benz SL 500 Fuel Specifications
Fuel typePREMIUM UNLEADED PETROL
Fuel tank capacity75L
Fuel consumption (combined average)9.1L / 100km
Fuel consumption city (average)12.5L / 100km
Fuel consumption highway (average)7.1L / 100km
Vehicle range824.2km (512.1 miles)
Emission standardEURO 6
E10 compatible-
CO2 emissions (combined)207g / 100km
CO2 emissions (city)285g / 100km
CO2 emissions (highway)162g / 100km
Mercedes-Benz SL 500 Dimensions
Length4640mm (182.7 inches)
Width1877mm (73.9 inches)
Height1316mm (51.8 inches)
Wheelbase2585mm (101.8 inches)
Front track1559mm (61.4 inches)
Rear track1521mm (59.9 inches)
Ground clearance107mm (4.2 inches)
Unladen weight1795kg (3958.0 lbs)
Gross Vehicle Mass1275kg (2811.4 lbs)
Gross Combination Mass-
Mercedes-Benz SL 500 Towing Capacity
Braked towing capacity-
Unbraked towing capacity-
Mercedes-Benz SL 500 Warranty
Warranty length60 months
Warranty distanceUnlimited km
Mercedes-Benz SL 500 Servicing
Service interval (km)25,000 km
Service interval (months)24 months
Mercedes-Benz SL 500 Options
Standard Features
  • Dual Front Airbags Package
  • Automatic Brake Hold
  • Anti-lock Braking
  • Active Bonnet
  • Auto Climate Control with Dual Temp Zones
  • Active High Beam Control
  • Apple Car Play
  • Adaptive Damping Control
  • Adaptive Headlights
  • Automatic Door Locks
  • Ambient Interior Lighting
  • Alarm System/Remote Anti Theft
  • Adjustable Speed Limiter
  • Alloy Sports Pedals
  • Automatic Stop/Start
  • Android Auto
  • AUX/USB Input Socket
  • 19 Inch Alloy Wheels
  • Brake Assist
  • Blind Spot Monitoring
  • Bluetooth Connectivity
  • Cruise Control Intelligent/Active
  • CD with 6 CD Stacker
  • Chrome Exhaust Tip(s)
  • Cup Holders - Front Seats
  • Centre Console Box - Multi-purpose
  • Central Locking Remote Control
  • Cross Traffic Recognition
  • Driver Awareness Alert
  • Digital Audio Broadcast Radio +
  • Driver Mode Selection
  • Daytime Running Lights - LED
  • Door Sill Finishers - Embossed/Personalised
  • Dusk Sensing Headlights
  • Electronic Brake Force Distribution
  • Emergency Brake Lights - Flashing
  • Exterior Mirrors - Auto Dimming Driver Side
  • Exterior Mirrors - Heated
  • Electric Parking Brake
  • Electric Power Steering
  • Electronic Stability Program
  • Electric Top
  • First-Aid Kit
  • Front Footwell Lights
  • Fog Lights - Front
  • Floor Mats - Front & Rear
  • Head Airbags
  • Headlights - Auto On/Off Function
  • Heated Seats - All
  • Harddisk Drive (Built-in)
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Headlight Washer System
  • Illuminated Door Sill Panels
  • Engine Immobiliser
  • Keyless Go
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • LED Headlights
  • LED Indicators
  • Lane Keeping Assist
  • Leather Upholstery
  • Memory Card Reader
  • Multi Function Control Screen
  • Multi Function Steering Wheel
  • MP3 Compatible Audio/CD Player
  • Nappa Leather
  • Park Assist
  • Painted Brake Calipers
  • Passenger Airbag Deactivation
  • Power Adjustable Steering Column
  • Power Boot Lid Closing
  • Power Door Closing
  • Parking Distance Control Rear
  • Paddle Shifters on Steering Wheel
  • Power front seats
  • Power Mirrors With Indicators
  • Power Mirrors With Indicators & Folding
  • Power Steering
  • PreSafe
  • Power Windows
  • Power Windows Anti-trap
  • Remote Boot Opening and Closing
  • Runflat Safety Tyres
  • Rollover Protection System
  • Rain Sensing Wipers
  • Reversing Camera
  • Rear View Mirror Auto Dimming
  • Side Airbags
  • Satellite Navigation
  • Seatbelts - Load Limiters Front Seats
  • Seatbelts - Pre-tensioners Front Seats
  • Storage Compartment - Centre Floor Console
  • Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock
  • Storage Net - Rear Side Luggage Compartment
  • Storage Net - Front Passenger Footwell
  • Sports Pedals
  • Sport Seats
  • Sound System with 11 Speakers
  • Surround Sound System Premium
  • Sports Steering Wheel - Leather
  • Sunvisors with Vanity Mirrors & Illumination
  • Spare Wheel - Space Saver/Temporary
  • Trip Computer
  • Traction Control System
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
  • Television
  • Ventilated Front Seats
  • Wood/Leather Steering Wheel
  • Warning Triangle
  • Xenon Headlights
Optional Features
  • Active Body Control - A$7,750
  • AMG Line - A$9,000
  • Alloy Wheels Special 19 Inch - A$1,700
  • Coloured Seat Belts - A$975
  • Headlining Special - A$2,925
  • Leather Headlining - A$4,875
  • Leather Upholstery Special - A$5,925
  • Multi Contour Front Seats - A$4,000
  • Metallic Paint Premium - A$2,000
  • Night Pack - A$3,750
  • Powered Panoramic Sunroof - A$6,200
  • Premium Paint - A$4,000
  • Panoramic Sunroof - A$1,700
  • Premium Sound System - A$9,500