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Vehicle 2004 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class SL500 Roadster 2003 Lexus SC 430 (basic)
General
Body Style Convertible/Luxury Coupe,CVT convertible, sports car, CVT
EPA Classification 2SEATER n/a
number of speeds n/a 5
Drive Train
City MPG 16 18
Displacement (CC) 303 n/a
Final Drive Ratio 2.82 n/a
Fuel Capacity (gal) 21.1 n/a
Fuel System SEFI n/a
Gas Guzzler Tax $1,300 n/a
Highway MPG 23 23
Horsepower @ RPM 302@5600 n/a
Maximum power kW n/a 224
maximum torque lb ft n/a 325
PowerToWeightRatio 13.5 n/a
RPM @ Peak Horsepower n/a 300
Standard Transmission n/a A
Torque @ RPM 339@2700 n/a
Transmission n/a S
Transmission Speeds 7 n/a
Type of Engine 5.0L V8 n/a
Valves 24 n/a
Exterior
Curb weight (lbs) 4065 3840
Overall Height (in) 51.0 53.1
Overall Length (in) 178.5 177.8
Overall Width (in) 72.0 72
Wheelbase (in) 100.8 103.1
Interior - Cargo - Carrying
Trunk Volume (cu ft) 10.2 n/a
Interior - Passengers
Headroom front (in) 37.7 37.2
Headroom rear (in) n/a 33.9
Hip room front (in) n/a 55.7
Hip room rear (in) n/a 49.5
interior volume (cuft) n/a 75
Leg room front (in) 42.9 43.6
Leg room rear (in) n/a 27.1
Passenger Volume 50 n/a
Seating Capacity - Maximum 2 n/a
Seating capacity - Standard 2 n/a
Shoulder room front (in) 54.0 53.8
Shoulder room rear (in) n/a 46.6
Suspension
Front suspension Ind n/a
Rear Suspension Ind n/a
Track Front 61.4 n/a
Track Rear 60.5 n/a
Towing
Tow Capacity (Maximum) NR n/a
Tow Capacity Standard NR n/a
Turning Radius
curb to curb turning circle (ft) n/a 35.4
Steering Diameter Left 36.2 n/a






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