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Mercedes-Benz C 55 AMG

(2005 model)

Brief specs of 2005 Mercedes-Benz C 55 AMG

4-door 5-seater station wagon (estate, combi), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 24-valve V engine, OHC, 5441 cm3 / 332.0 cu in / 332.0 cu in, 270.0 kW / 362.1 hp / 362.1 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 510.0 N·m / 376.2 lb·ft / 376.2 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 245 km/h / 152 mph / 152 mph top speed, consumption 11.9 l/100km / 23.7 mpg-UK / 19.8 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from2005
ModelC 55 AMGIssued until
SerieC classNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typestation wagon (estate, combi)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)455 l / 16.07 cu ft / 16.07 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4220 l / 149.03 cu ft / 149.03 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4620 mm / 181.9 in / 181.9 inTotal (curb) weight1635 kg / 3605 lb / 3605 lb
Width1750 mm / 68.9 in / 68.9 inDry weight
Height1420 mm / 55.9 in / 55.9 inLoad capacity480 kg / 1058 lb / 1058 lb
Wheelbase2720 mm / 107.1 in / 107.1 inGross (max.) weight2115 kg / 4663 lb / 4663 lb
Track frontTowing weight1500 kg / 3307 lb / 3307 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity62 l / 13.6 UK gal / 16.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.11 m2 / 22.7 sq ft / 22.7 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 ManufacturerValves per cylinder3
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsunleaded 98Bore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement5441 cm3 / 332.0 cu in / 332.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignOHCCompression ratio11.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power270.0 kW / 362.1 hp / 362.1 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque510.0 N·m / 376.2 lb·ft / 376.2 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)108.0 kW / 144.8 hp / 144.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output49.6 kW/l / 1.090 bhp/cu in / 1.090 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque93.7 N·m/l / 0.82 lb·ft/cu in / 0.82 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed245 km/h / 152 mph / 152 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio224.5 kW/ton / 170.1 bhp/ton / 170.1 bhp/ton
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)11.9 l/100km / 23.7 mpg-UK / 19.8 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions278 g/km / 448 g/mi / 448 g/mi (est.)
  Range521 km / 324 mi / 324 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP).
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front205/65-R15Tyres rear225/45-R17
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz C 55 AMG

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