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Mercedes-Benz W203 SC 230

(2001 model)

Brief specs of 2001 Mercedes-Benz W203 SC 230

2-door 5-seater coupé, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2295 cm3 / 140.0 cu in / 140.0 cu in, 144.0 kW / 193.1 hp / 193.1 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 280.0 N·m / 206.5 lb·ft / 206.5 lb·ft @ 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from2001
ModelW203 SC 230Issued until0
SerieC classNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformW203Number of doors2
Bodywork typecoupéNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4343 mm / 171.0 in / 171.0 inTotal (curb) weight1500 kg / 3307 lb / 3307 lb
Width1728 mm / 68.0 in / 68.0 inDry weight
Height1406 mm / 55.4 in / 55.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2715 mm / 106.9 in / 106.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1493 mm / 58.8 in / 58.8 inTowing weight
Track rear1464 mm / 57.6 in / 57.6 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.5996316758748  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.07 m2 / 22.2 sq ft / 22.2 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore90.9 mm / 3.58 in / 3.58 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke88.4 mm / 3.48 in / 3.48 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.0282805429864
Fuel supplyMultipoint InjectionEngine displacement2295 cm3 / 140.0 cu in / 140.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity573.68 cm3/cylinder / 35.008 cu in/cylinder / 35.008 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power144.0 kW / 193.1 hp / 193.1 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationchargedMax. torque280.0 N·m / 206.5 lb·ft / 206.5 lb·ft at 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)57.6 kW / 77.2 hp / 77.2 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output62.8 kW/l / 1.379 bhp/cu in / 1.379 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque122.0 N·m/l / 1.07 lb·ft/cu in / 1.07 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel 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
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front205/55 R16Tyres rear205/55 R16
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz W203 SC 230

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