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Mercedes-Benz 450SL (R 107 E 45) Technical Specifications & Manuals Series 107: R 107 E 45 450 SL



Mercedes Benz 450SL Series 107 Production

450 SL Production Schedule

Vehicle

Year # Produced

450SL

Roadster

R107

1971 2,331
1972 7,473
1973 8,654
1974 6,093
1975 6,011
1976 6,625
1977 8,110
1978 7,434
1979 8,184
1980 5,583
Total: 66,298

Mercedes Benz 450SL Series 107 Workshop Service and Repair Manuals

bullet Mercedes Benz 450SL Chassis and Body Manual
bullet Mercedes Benz 450SL Transmission Manual
bullet Mercedes Benz 450SL Climate Control Heat / AC Manual
bullet Mercedes Benz 450SL Electrical Troubleshooting Manual
bullet Mercedes Benz 450SL Maintenance Manual
bullet Mercedes Benz 450SL Motor / Engine Manual
bullet Mercedes Benz 450SL Motor and Transmission Mounts Manual
bullet Mercedes Benz 450SL Brake Service manual
bullet Mercedes Benz 450SL Owners Manual

Mercedes-Benz 450SL Specifications

bullet Years of Manufacture: 450SL 1971 - 1980
bullet Number Built:450SL 66,298
bullet Series Designation: 107
  • 450SL Roadster: R107
bullet Date of Introduction: March, 1971
bullet Chassis/Body: 450SL
  • Unit frame and body
bullet Exterior Dimensions: 450SL
  • Total Length: 4380mm
  • Total Width: 1790mm
  • Height at Kerb Weight: 1300mm
  • Wheelbase: 2460mm
  • Front Track: 1452mm
  • Rear Track: 1440mm
bullet Kerb Weight:450SL
  • Roadster: 1585kg
bullet Fuel Tank:450SL 90 liters
bullet Turning Circle:450SL
  • 10.2 metres
bullet Transmission (Manual, 4 Speed):450SL
  • 1st: 3.98:1
  • 2nd: 2.39:1
  • 3rd: 1.46:1
  • 4th: 1.00:1
bullet Transmission (Automatic, 3 Speed):450SL
  • 1st: 2.31:1
  • 2nd: 1.46:1
  • 3rd: 1.00:1
bullet 450SLClutch: 450SL
  • Single cushion disc, dry plate clutch
bullet 450SLRear Axle Ratio:450SL
  • 3.46:1
bullet Engine Speed at 100 km/h:
  • 2865 rpm
bullet 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h):
  • Manual: 8.5 seconds (approx)
  • Automatic: 9.3 seconds (approx)
bullet Maximum Speed:
  • Manual: 133.5 mph (215 km/h)
  • Automatic: 127 mph (205 km/h)
bullet Engine 8 Cylinder M 117:
  • Capacity: 4520cc 275.8ci
  • Type: Conventional, water cooled four stroke, reciprocating piston type with 8 cylinders in V8 configuration
  • Configuration: Front mounted, longitudinal, inline
  • Head: Pushrod and rocker actuated ohv, overhead camshaft
  • Fuel System: Bosch electronic
  • Bore and Stroke: 92mm x 85mm (3.62 x 3.35 inch)
  • Power: 225 hp (DIN) @ 5000rpm (250hp SAE @ 5800)
  • Torque: 38.5 mkg @ 3000rpm (278.5 ft/lb)
  • Compression Ratio: 8.8:1 (USA: 8:1)
bullet Ignition and Electrical:
  • 12 volt
  • Coil and alternator
bullet Exhaust:
  • Single tail-pipe
bullet Suspension:
  • Independent front and rear, double wishbones, diagonal-pivot swing axle
bullet Steering:
  • Recirculating ball, servo assisted, ratio: 15.9:1 (3.0 turns)
bullet Brakes:
  • Front: Vented Disc, 278mm (10.9 inch)
  • Rear: Solid Disc, 279mm (11.0 inch)
bullet Wheels:
  • 14" Pressed steel disc wheels or optional alloy
bullet Tyres:
  • 205/70 VR 14

Compare Mercedes Benz Series 107 Models

Mercedes-Benz R107 SL Comparison Chart Top Speed
Model Years # Built Engine BHP Torque Trans mph/kph 0-100 km/h
280SL 1974-1985 25,500 2746cc I6 185 176 4 Speed Auto 124/200 11
280SLC 1974-1981 10,700 2746cc I6 185 176 4 Speed Auto 124/200 11
300SL 1985-1989 N/A 2962cc I6 188 192 4 Speed Auto 127/204 9.6
350SL 1970-1980 15,300 3499cc V8 200 211 3 Speed Auto 127/204 9
350SLC 1971-1980 14,000 3499cc V8 200 211 3 Speed Auto 127/204 9
380SL 1980-1985 53,200 3818cc V8 218 224 4 Speed Auto 134/216 9
380SLC 1980-1985 3,700 3818c V8 218 224 4 Speed Auto 134/216 9
420SL 1985-1989 N/A 4196cc V8 218 242 4 Speed Auto 134/216 9
450SL 1971-1980 66,300 4520cc V8 225 279 3 Speed Auto 134/216 8.5
450SLC 1972-1980 31,800 4520cc V8 225 279 3 Speed Auto 134/216 8.5
450SLC 5.0 1977-1981 2,700 4990cc V8 240 297 3 Speed Auto 140/225 8.5
500SL 1980-1989 N/A 4973cc V8 240 297 4 Speed Auto 140/225 7.8
500SLC 1980-1989 1,300 4973cc V8 249 297 4 Speed Auto 140/225 7.8
560SL 1985-1989 1,300 5547cc V8 300 279 4 Speed Auto 137/220 8

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