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Mercedes-Benz CL 500 4MATIC

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Mercedes-Benz CL 500 4MATIC

2-door 5-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 32-valve engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 5461 cm3 / 333.3 cu in / 333.3 cu in, 285.6 kW / 383.0 hp / 383.0 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 530.0 N·m / 390.9 lb·ft / 390.9 lb·ft @ 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm, automatic 7-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from2008
ModelCL 500 4MATICIssued until
SerieCL classNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5065 mm / 199.4 in / 199.4 inTotal (curb) weight2045 kg / 4508 lb / 4508 lb
Width1871 mm / 73.7 in / 73.7 inDry weight
Height1418 mm / 55.8 in / 55.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2955 mm / 116.3 in / 116.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1601 mm / 63.0 in / 63.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1607 mm / 63.3 in / 63.3 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity90 l / 19.8 UK gal / 23.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.71  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.26 m2 / 24.3 sq ft / 24.3 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 Type Total number of valves32
Engine ManufacturerMercedes-BenzValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore98.0 mm / 3.86 in / 3.86 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke90.5 mm / 3.56 in / 3.56 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.08
Fuel supplyBosch HFM fuel injectionEngine displacement5461 cm3 / 333.3 cu in / 333.3 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity682.63 cm3/cylinder / 41.657 cu in/cylinder / 41.657 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.7 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power285.6 kW / 383.0 hp / 383.0 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque530.0 N·m / 390.9 lb·ft / 390.9 lb·ft at 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)146.6 kW / 196.5 hp / 196.5 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output52.3 kW/l / 1.149 bhp/cu in / 1.149 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque97.0 N·m/l / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears7
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.73
  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)Power-to-weight ratio187.3 kW/ton / 141.9 bhp/ton / 141.9 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h5.40 s / 5.40 s / 5.40 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 circle
Suspension frontIndependent,4 Links, Coil springsSuspension rearIndependent, Multi-link, Coil springs
Wheels front8.5J x 18 ET43Wheels rear8.5J x 18 ET43
Tyres front255/45 R 18Tyres rear255/45 R 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 CL 500 4MATIC

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