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Mercedes Benz SL R230 SL55 AMG Facelift - Facts and Figures


General Value
Chassis R230
Model SL55 AMG Facelift
Engine 5439cc
Engine Code M113
Fuel Type Petrol
Production 2003 - 2014
Predecessor R129
Successor R231
Performance Value
Power 517 PS - 380 kW - 510 BHP
Torque 720 Nm - 530 lb/ft
Acceleration 4.5 (s)
Top Speed N/A
MPG City 19.8 MPG
MPG Motorway 27.0 MPG
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SL R230 SL55 AMG Facelift Problems, Faults and Recalls

  • R/2004/094 - Possibility Of Reduced Braking Efficiency - Premature wear of the Sensatronic Brake Control (SBC) unit may lead to a reduced braking efficiency
  • R/2005/056 - Brake Pedal May Require More Effort Than Expected - In isolated cases it is possible for vibrations within the vehicle to in turn vibrate the wiring harness connected to the Sensotronic Brake Control unit. This causes the internal contacts within the unit to suffer abrasion and subsequent resistance increase. The resultant affect is that more effort will be required on the brake pedal to stop the vehicle.
  • R/2005/134 - Brake Pedal May Require More Effort Than Expected - Problems may occur with the Sensotronic Brake Control (SBC) hydraulic unit that could affect the input required by the driver to stop the vehicle.
  • R/2008/152 - Driving Stability May Be Affected - It has been identified that during production or a repair faulty Active Body Control (ABC) acceleration sensors may have been fitted. This has the potential to cause vibrations at the front axle thus influencing the driving stability and operational safety.