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Mercedes-Benz G 500

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Mercedes-Benz G 500

3-door 5-seater offroad vehicle, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 24-valve V engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 4966 cm3 / 303.0 cu in / 303.0 cu in, 217.7 kW / 291.9 hp / 291.9 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 456.0 N·m / 336.3 lb·ft / 336.3 lb·ft @ 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm, automatic 5-speed transmission, four wheel drive, 190 km/h / 118 mph / 118 mph top speed, consumption 15.8 l/100km / 17.9 mpg-UK / 14.9 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from2006
ModelG 500Issued until
SerieG classNumber made
Model familyG 463Body construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typeoffroad vehicleNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4221 mm / 166.2 in / 166.2 inTotal (curb) weight2375 kg / 5236 lb / 5236 lb
Width1760 mm / 69.3 in / 69.3 inDry weight
Height1931 mm / 76.0 in / 76.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2400 mm / 94.5 in / 94.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1475 mm / 58.1 in / 58.1 inTowing weight
Track rear1475 mm / 58.1 in / 58.1 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity96 l / 21.1 UK gal / 25.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.76  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.89 m2 / 31.1 sq ft / 31.1 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 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 power217.7 kW / 291.9 hp / 291.9 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque456.0 N·m / 336.3 lb·ft / 336.3 lb·ft at 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)90.9 kW / 121.9 hp / 121.9 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output43.8 kW/l / 0.963 bhp/cu in / 0.963 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque91.8 N·m/l / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefour wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.83
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.38

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed190 km/h / 118 mph / 118 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio123.0 kW/ton / 93.2 bhp/ton / 93.2 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h9.70 s / 9.70 s / 9.70 sFuel consumption, City (urban)20.9 l/100km / 13.5 mpg-UK / 11.3 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)12.8 l/100km / 22.1 mpg-UK / 18.4 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)15.8 l/100km / 17.9 mpg-UK / 14.9 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions378 g/km / 608 g/mi / 608 g/mi
  Range608 km / 378 mi / 378 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrecirculating ball PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontLive axle,Trans Links, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearLive axle,Long&Trans Links, Coil springs,RS
Wheels front7.5J x 18Wheels rear7.5J x 18
Tyres front265/60 R 18Tyres rear265/60 R 18
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front315 mm / 12.4 in / 12.4 inBrake diameter rear272 mm / 10.7 in / 10.7 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz G 500

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