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Mercedes-Benz CLK 500

(2002 model)

Brief specs of 2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK 500

2-door 5-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 24-valve V engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 4966 cm3 / 303.0 cu in / 303.0 cu in, 224.5 kW / 301.1 hp / 301.1 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 460.0 N·m / 339.3 lb·ft / 339.3 lb·ft @ 2700 rpm / 2700 rpm / 2700 rpm, automatic 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from2002
ModelCLK 500Issued until
SerieCLK classNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)435 l / 15.36 cu ft / 15.36 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4220 l / 149.03 cu ft / 149.03 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4638 mm / 182.6 in / 182.6 inTotal (curb) weight1660 kg / 3660 lb / 3660 lb
Width1740 mm / 68.5 in / 68.5 inDry weight
Height1413 mm / 55.6 in / 55.6 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2715 mm / 106.9 in / 106.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1497 mm / 58.9 in / 58.9 inTowing weight
Track rear1478 mm / 58.2 in / 58.2 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity70 l / 15.4 UK gal / 18.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.71  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.09 m2 / 22.5 sq ft / 22.5 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerMercedes-BenzValves per cylinder3
Engine constructionBore97.0 mm / 3.82 in / 3.82 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.15
Fuel supplyBo HFM fuel inj.Engine displacement4966 cm3 / 303.0 cu in / 303.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity620.75 cm3/cylinder / 37.880 cu in/cylinder / 37.880 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power224.5 kW / 301.1 hp / 301.1 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque460.0 N·m / 339.3 lb·ft / 339.3 lb·ft at 2700 rpm / 2700 rpm / 2700 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)107.0 kW / 143.5 hp / 143.5 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output45.2 kW/l / 0.994 bhp/cu in / 0.994 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque92.6 N·m/l / 0.81 lb·ft/cu in / 0.81 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 ratio181.3 kW/ton / 137.4 bhp/ton / 137.4 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h6.00 s / 6.00 s / 6.00 sFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle10.8 m / 35.4 ft / 35.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependent,3 Links, MacPherson strut, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Multi-link, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front7.5J x 17Wheels rear8.5J x 17
Tyres front225/55 R 17Tyres rear245/40 R 17
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz CLK 500

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