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Mercedes-Benz S 430 L 4Matic

(2002 model)

Brief specs of 2002 Mercedes-Benz S 430 L 4Matic

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 24-valve V engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 4266 cm3 / 260.3 cu in / 260.3 cu in, 205.1 kW / 275.0 hp / 275.0 hp @ 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm, 400.0 N·m / 295.0 lb·ft / 295.0 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, automatic 5-speed transmission, all wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from2002
ModelS 430 L 4MaticIssued until
SerieS classNumber made
Model familyV 220Body construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4220 l / 149.03 cu ft / 149.03 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5163 mm / 203.3 in / 203.3 inTotal (curb) weight2000 kg / 4409 lb / 4409 lb
Width1855 mm / 73.0 in / 73.0 inDry weight
Height1449 mm / 57.0 in / 57.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase3085 mm / 121.5 in / 121.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1574 mm / 62.0 in / 62.0 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 ratio1.67  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.28 m2 / 24.6 sq ft / 24.6 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 constructionBore89.9 mm / 3.54 in / 3.54 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.07
Fuel supplyBo HFM fuel inj.Engine displacement4266 cm3 / 260.3 cu in / 260.3 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity533.25 cm3/cylinder / 32.541 cu in/cylinder / 32.541 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power205.1 kW / 275.0 hp / 275.0 hp at 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque400.0 N·m / 295.0 lb·ft / 295.0 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm6400 rpm / 6400 rpm / 6400 rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)103.1 kW / 138.3 hp / 138.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output48.1 kW/l / 1.057 bhp/cu in / 1.057 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque93.8 N·m/l / 0.82 lb·ft/cu in / 0.82 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears5
Wheel driveall 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 ratio137.5 kW/ton / 104.2 bhp/ton / 104.2 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h7.40 s / 7.40 s / 7.40 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 VPASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.2 m / 40.0 ft / 40.0 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Double wishbones, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Multi-link, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front7.5J x 17Wheels rear7.5J x 17
Tyres front225/55 R 17Tyres rear225/55 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 S 430 L 4Matic

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