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Mercedes-Benz S 55 AMG Sedan

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Mercedes-Benz S 55 AMG Sedan

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 24-valve V engine, OHC, 5441 cm3 / 332.0 cu in / 332.0 cu in, 368.0 kW / 493.5 hp / 493.5 hp @ 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm, 699.7 N·m / 516.1 lb·ft / 516.1 lb·ft @ 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm, rear wheel drive, consumption 14.0 l/100km / 20.2 mpg-UK / 16.8 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from2006
ModelS 55 AMG SedanIssued until
SerieS classNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)436 l / 15.40 cu ft / 15.40 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)3002 l / 106.01 cu ft / 106.01 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)3000 l / 105.94 cu ft / 105.94 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length5170 mm / 203.5 in / 203.5 inTotal (curb) weight1950 kg / 4299 lb / 4299 lb
Width1860 mm / 73.2 in / 73.2 inDry weight
Height1460 mm / 57.5 in / 57.5 inLoad capacitykg / lb / lb
Wheelbase3090 mm / 121.7 in / 121.7 inGross (max.) weight1950 kg / 4299 lb / 4299 lb
Track frontTowing weight1900 kg / 4189 lb / 4189 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity88 l / 19.4 UK gal / 23.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.67  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.31 m2 / 24.8 sq ft / 24.8 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 constructionBore97.0 mm / 3.82 in / 3.82 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke92.0 mm / 3.62 in / 3.62 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.05
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement5441 cm3 / 332.0 cu in / 332.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity679.86 cm3/cylinder / 41.488 cu in/cylinder / 41.488 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHCCompression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power368.0 kW / 493.5 hp / 493.5 hp at 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm
AspirationMax. torque699.7 N·m / 516.1 lb·ft / 516.1 lb·ft at 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)147.2 kW / 197.4 hp / 197.4 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output67.6 kW/l / 1.486 bhp/cu in / 1.486 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque128.6 N·m/l / 1.12 lb·ft/cu in / 1.12 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driverear 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 ratio256.4 kW/ton / 194.3 bhp/ton / 194.3 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)15.8 l/100km / 17.9 mpg-UK / 14.9 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)10.8 l/100km / 26.2 mpg-UK / 21.8 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)14.0 l/100km / 20.2 mpg-UK / 16.8 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions328 g/km / 527 g/mi / 527 g/mi (est.)
  Range629 km / 391 mi / 391 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP).
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle13.0 m / 42.7 ft / 42.7 ft
Suspension frontIndependentSuspension rearIndependent
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front245/40-ZR18Tyres rear245/45-R18
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz S 55 AMG Sedan

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