1997 Mercedes-Benz SL500

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Rank: #8

Class: Spirited Cars

0-60 Time: 6.2 seconds

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The top 10 fastest cars are lined up from fastest to slowest by their 0 to 60 times. We bring you this list of Spirited Cars based on the best estimates from trusted sources, including Car & Driver, Motor Trend, Road & Track and more.

Ranked at #8, the 1997 Mercedes-Benz SL500 races 0-60 mph in 6.2 seconds. Sports cars that fall within this range of acceleration are categorized as Spirited Cars.

It falls behind the #7 ranked 1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 by 0.1 seconds and pulls ahead of the #9 ranked 1992 Mercedes-Benz 500E by 0.1 seconds.

Before getting in the driver's seat of one of these cars and punching the gas, you should know where you stand. In a race from 0-60 mph between 1997 Mercedes-Benz SL500 vs. 1992 Mercedes-Benz 500E, you would WIN by 0.1 seconds!

If you are thinking about going head to head with another Mercedes-Benz, make sure you know your competition. Find out where your car ranks against the top 10 fastest cars from 1997.

Vehicle information

Year: 1997

Make: Mercedes-Benz

Model: SL500

Engine: V-8

Horsepower: 315

Torque: 345

Transmission: 5A

Curb Weight: 3900

City MPG: 15

Highway MPG: 23

MSRP: $108,662

Performance statistics

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Class: Spirited Cars

Rank: #72

Best 0-60 Time: 6.2 seconds

Best ¼ Mile: 14.5 seconds

@ speed: 99.2 mph

Best Top Speed: 0.0 mph

Best Skid Pad: 0.8 G

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