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Mercedes-Benz S 55 AMG

(1999 model)

Brief specs of 1999 Mercedes-Benz S 55 AMG

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 24-valve V engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 5439 cm3 / 331.9 cu in / 331.9 cu in, 264.7 kW / 355.0 hp / 355.0 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 530.0 N·m / 390.9 lb·ft / 390.9 lb·ft @ 3150 rpm / 3150 rpm / 3150 rpm, automatic 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed, consumption 13.4 l/100km / 21.1 mpg-UK / 17.6 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from1999
ModelS 55 AMGIssued until
SerieS classNumber made
Model familyW 220Body construction
Model codeW 220 E 55Body designation
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5038 mm / 198.3 in / 198.3 inTotal (curb) weight1855 kg / 4090 lb / 4090 lb
Width1855 mm / 73.0 in / 73.0 inDry weight
Height1444 mm / 56.9 in / 56.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2965 mm / 116.7 in / 116.7 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1578 mm / 62.1 in / 62.1 inTowing weight
Track rear1574 mm / 62.0 in / 62.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity88 l / 19.4 UK gal / 23.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.28 m2 / 24.5 sq ft / 24.5 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeM 113 E 55 / 113.986Total number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerMercedes-BenzValves per cylinder3
Engine constructionBore97.0 mm / 3.82 in / 3.82 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke92.0 mm / 3.62 in / 3.62 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.05
Fuel supplyBo HFM fuel inj.Engine displacement5439 cm3 / 331.9 cu in / 331.9 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity679.88 cm3/cylinder / 41.489 cu in/cylinder / 41.489 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power264.7 kW / 355.0 hp / 355.0 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque530.0 N·m / 390.9 lb·ft / 390.9 lb·ft at 3150 rpm / 3150 rpm / 3150 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)119.1 kW / 159.7 hp / 159.7 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output48.7 kW/l / 1.070 bhp/cu in / 1.070 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque97.4 N·m/l / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.83
  Final gear (drive) ratio2.82

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio191.4 kW/ton / 145.0 bhp/ton / 145.0 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h6.00 s / 6.00 s / 6.00 sFuel consumption, City (urban)19.8 l/100km / 14.3 mpg-UK / 11.9 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)9.5 l/100km / 29.7 mpg-UK / 24.8 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)13.4 l/100km / 21.1 mpg-UK / 17.6 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions314 g/km / 505 g/mi / 505 g/mi (est.)
  Range657 km / 408 mi / 408 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion VPASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.8Turning circle11.7 m / 38.4 ft / 38.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependent,4 LinksSuspension rearIndependent, Multi-link, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front8.5J x 17Wheels rear9.5J x 18
Tyres front245/45 R 18 YTyres rear275/40 R 18 Y
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front345 mm / 13.6 in / 13.6 inBrake diameter rear315 mm / 12.4 in / 12.4 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz S 55 AMG

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