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Mercedes-Benz E 55 AMG

(2002 model)

Brief specs of 2002 Mercedes-Benz E 55 AMG

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), 8-cylinder 24-valve V engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 5439 cm3 / 331.9 cu in / 331.9 cu in, 349.7 kW / 469.0 hp / 469.0 hp @ 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm, 700.0 N·m / 516.3 lb·ft / 516.3 lb·ft @ 2650 rpm / 2650 rpm / 2650 rpm, automatic 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed, consumption 12.9 l/100km / 21.9 mpg-UK / 18.2 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from2002
ModelE 55 AMGIssued until
SerieE classNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody 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

Length4849 mm / 190.9 in / 190.9 inTotal (curb) weight1835 kg / 4045 lb / 4045 lb
Width1822 mm / 71.7 in / 71.7 inDry weight
Height1295 mm / 51.0 in / 51.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2854 mm / 112.4 in / 112.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1583 mm / 62.3 in / 62.3 inTowing weight
Track rear1551 mm / 61.1 in / 61.1 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity80 l / 17.6 UK gal / 21.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.27Frontal area (A)2.01 m2 / 21.6 sq ft / 21.6 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.54 m2 / 5.8 sq ft / 5.8 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)13.5 kW / 18.0 hp / 18.0 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (90.0° vee)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerMercedes-BenzValves per cylinder3
Engine constructionBore97.0 mm / 3.82 in / 3.82 in
FuelStroke92.0 mm / 3.62 in / 3.62 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.05
Fuel supplyEFiEngine displacement5439 cm3 / 331.9 cu in / 331.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity679.88 cm3/cylinder / 41.489 cu in/cylinder / 41.489 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power349.7 kW / 469.0 hp / 469.0 hp at 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm
AspirationsuperchargedMax. torque700.0 N·m / 516.3 lb·ft / 516.3 lb·ft at 2650 rpm / 2650 rpm / 2650 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)160.6 kW / 215.3 hp / 215.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output64.3 kW/l / 1.413 bhp/cu in / 1.413 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque128.7 N·m/l / 1.13 lb·ft/cu in / 1.13 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.83
  Final gear (drive) ratio2.65

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)4.60 s / 4.60 s / 4.60 sPower-to-weight ratio255.6 kW/ton / 193.7 bhp/ton / 193.7 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h4.70 s / 4.70 s / 4.70 sFuel consumption, City (urban)19.1 l/100km / 14.8 mpg-UK / 12.3 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)10.40 s / 10.40 s / 10.40 sFuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)9.3 l/100km / 30.4 mpg-UK / 25.3 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)12.9 l/100km / 21.9 mpg-UK / 18.2 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time13.00 s / 13.00 s / 13.00 s (top 114 km/h / 71 mph / 71 mph)Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time23.30 s / 23.30 s / 23.30 s CO2 emissions310 g/km / 499 g/mi / 499 g/mi
  Range620 km / 385 mi / 385 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringPASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependent,4 Links,AirSuspSuspension rearIndependent, Multi-link,AirSusp
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front245/40 ZR 18Tyres rear265/35 ZR 18
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 E 55 AMG

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