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Mercedes-Benz R 500

(2005 model)

Brief specs of 2005 Mercedes-Benz R 500

5-door 5-seater station wagon (estate, combi), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 24-valve V engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 4966 cm3 / 303.0 cu in / 303.0 cu in, 225.2 kW / 302.0 hp / 302.0 hp @ 2700 rpm / 2700 rpm / 2700 rpm, 460.0 N·m / 339.3 lb·ft / 339.3 lb·ft @ 2700 rpm / 2700 rpm / 2700 rpm, automatic 7-speed transmission, all wheel drive, 240 km/h / 149 mph / 149 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from2005
ModelR 500Issued until
SerieR classNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typestation wagon (estate, combi)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

Length5157 mm / 203.0 in / 203.0 inTotal (curb) weight2240 kg / 4938 lb / 4938 lb
Width1922 mm / 75.7 in / 75.7 inDry weight
Height1656 mm / 65.2 in / 65.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase3215 mm / 126.6 in / 126.6 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1665 mm / 65.6 in / 65.6 inTowing weight
Track rear1658 mm / 65.3 in / 65.3 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity80 l / 17.6 UK gal / 21.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.6  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.32Frontal area (A)2.76 m2 / 29.7 sq ft / 29.7 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.88 m2 / 9.5 sq ft / 9.5 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)21.9 kW / 29.3 hp / 29.3 hp

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 supplyEFiEngine 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
SumpwetMax. output power225.2 kW / 302.0 hp / 302.0 hp at 2700 rpm / 2700 rpm / 2700 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)135.2 kW / 181.3 hp / 181.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output45.4 kW/l / 0.997 bhp/cu in / 0.997 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 gears7
Wheel driveall wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.73
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.7

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed240 km/h / 149 mph / 149 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio134.8 kW/ton / 102.1 bhp/ton / 102.1 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h6.90 s / 6.90 s / 6.90 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 circle
Suspension frontIndependent,Dw, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent,4 Links, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front8J x 18 ET 67Wheels rear8J x 18 ET 67
Tyres front255/55 R 18Tyres rear255/55 R 18
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz R 500

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