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Mercedes-Benz SL 55 AMG (R230) '02
Mercedes-Benz SL 55 AMG (R230) '02
Appears in Gran Turismo Concept
Gran Turismo 4 Prologue
Gran Turismo 4
Gran Turismo 5 Prologue
Gran Turismo PSP
Gran Turismo 5
Gran Turismo 6
Type in GT5 ST[1], PR[2]
Interior in GT6 Detailed[3]
Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz
Displacement 5439 cc
Drivetrain FR[4]
Aspiration Supercharged
Engine Mercedes-Benz M113 5.4 Supercharger
Max Power 469 HP
Performance Points 509 PP
Max Torque 748 Nm
0-60 Mph 4.2 seconds
Standing Quarter Mile 12.606 seconds
Top Speed 217 miles per hour (349 km/h)
Length 4,535 millimetres (178.5 in)
Width 1,827 millimetres (71.9 in)
Height 1,295 millimetres (51.0 in)
Weight 1,970 kilograms (4,300 lb)

The Mercedes-Benz SL 55 AMG (R230) '02 is a Luxury Car produced by Mercedes-Benz. It first appears in Gran Turismo Concept.

ColorsEdit

There are fifteen colors to choose from for this car:

  • Brilliantsilber (Brilliant Silver)
  • Alabasterweiβ (Alabaster White)
  • Cubanitsilber (Cubanite Silver)
  • Travertinbeige (Travertine Beige)
  • Tellursilber (Tellurium Silver)
  • Jaspisblau (Jasper Blue)
  • Tansanitblau
  • Topasblau
  • Smaragdschwarz
  • Andraditgrün
  • Tektitgrau
  • Obsidianschwarz
  • Schwarz
  • Bernsteinrot
  • Magmarot

In-game descriptionEdit

"The 5th generation SL with further refinements in sportscar performance."

Based on the fifth-generation SL released in 2001, Mercedes-Benz's tuning arm, AMG, produced this mother of all high-performance luxury convertibles with the SL55 AMG. It shared the same powerplant with other AMG models designated with the numbers "55". Under the hood resided a supercharged 5.5-liter SOHC V-8 that cranked out an awesome 493 HP at 6100 rpm (up from the previous model's 469 HP) and 516.4 ft-lb of torque from 2750 to 4000 rpm (Of note, it nearly matches the output of the SL600, whose power and torque are rated at 493 HP and 590.2 ft-lb, respectively). The powerplant comes mated to AMG's 5-speed automatic transmission called Speedshift, which features quicker up-and-down shifts than the base gearbox, especially in manual mode.

Unlike the SL500, the SL55 AMG power comes on immediately and flourishes in the upper rpm spectrum. It accelerated like a rocket and seemed to completely shed its 1955 kg curb weight when the throttle pedal was floored. The car's handling is also sharper, thanks to AMG's tweaking of the ABC (Active Body Control). In the SL55 AMG, it provided better stability, most notably through thigh turns where rear traction and grip could be compromised.

The SL55 AMG has indeed delighted the tastes of many who like the look and feel of a Mercedes-Benz convertible, but wanted supercar performance. Later on the even better SL65 AMG was announced. This new high-performance monster goes beyond all imagination, with the specs being an unbelievable 604 HP maximum output, with a maximum torque of 737.7 ft-lb.

AcquisitionEdit

GT4Edit

The Mercedes-Benz SL 55 AMG (R230) '02 can be purchased from the dealerships for 168,120 Credits.

GT5 PrologueEdit

The Mercedes-Benz SL 55 AMG (R230) '02 can be purchased for 125,000 Credits.

GT PSPEdit

The Mercedes-Benz SL 55 AMG (R230) '02 can be purchased from the dealerships for 125,000 Credits.

GT5Edit

As a Premium car, the Mercedes-Benz SL 55 AMG (R230) '02 can be purchased from the dealership for 125,000 Credits. It can also be imported from Gran Turismo PSP and be made a Standard Car instead. Both cars are Level 10.

GT6Edit

This car can be obtained in one of two ways:

  1. Buying it at the Mercedes-Benz dealership for 125,000 Credits.
  2. Getting all gold in the International B License tests.

The car has a detailed interior.

TriviaEdit

PicturesEdit

NotesEdit

  1. Appears as a Standard Car in Gran Turismo 5
  2. Appears as a Premium Car in Gran Turismo 5
  3. Appears as a detailed car in Gran Turismo 6
  4. Front-Engined, Rear-Wheel Drive

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