beautifully engineered • The McLaren Mercedes SLR is Beautifully…

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The SLR active aerodynamics; there is a mounted on the rear integral air flap. The spoiler increases depending on its angle of elevation of …).

At a set speed, the spoiler/brake raises to 10 degrees (15 degrees in the 722 when demanded via the driver#8217;s the elevation can be increased to 30 degrees (35 in the 722 version) for increased rear at the cost of increased steady drag, also when the applies the brakes the spoiler

The SLR McLaren sports a hand-built supercharged V8 engine

The SLR sports a (510#160;lb) hand-built 5,439 cc 331.9 cu in), supercharged, SOHC, V8 engine. The cylinders are at 90 degrees with three per cylinder and lubricated via a dry sump The compression ratio is 8.8:1 and the and … is 97#160;mm × 92#160;mm in × 3.6 in).

The Lysholm-type twin-screw supercharger at 23,000 rpm and produces 0.9 bar (13 psi) of The compressed air is then cooled via two The engine generates a maximum of 626 PS (460#160;kW; 617 hp) at 6,500 rpm and maximum of 780#160;N·m (580#160;lb·ft) at 3,250 to rpm.

The engine is front-mid mounted. took the original concept car by Mercedes and moved the engine 1 (39.4 in) behind the front and around 50 centimetres (19.7 in) the front axle. They optimised the design of the centre

Mercedes SLR

The SLR uses AMG SPEEDSHIFT R five-speed transmission with three modes. For durability Mercedes a five-speed transmission rather their seven-speed gearbox was more complex and used parts.

The car uses carbon reinforced plastics (CFRP) in an attempt to keep the weight Despite CFRP materials the curb weight is 1,750#160;kg

Car and Driver achieved a 0 to 60 mph (97#160;km/h) of 3.4 seconds, and a quarter-mile time of seconds at 130 mph (210#160;km/h) CD suggests the may be even lower if temperatures lower. Motor Trend the SLR and achieved a 0-60 mph time of 3.3 in April 2006. Car and Driver top gear acceleration 30-50 mph and mph times of 1.7 and 2.4 seconds, which are the ever recorded by

the magazine in a production car.

The SLR also pulled 1.13#160;g on the

Road and Track tested the car in July 2005 Road and reached 60 mph (97#160;km/h) from a in 3.5 seconds. The 0 to 100 mph (160#160;km/h) sprint was in 7.5 seconds and a quarter mile run was in 11.5 seconds at 126 mph (203#160;km/h).

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