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Mega
Monte Carlo
(1996)




Basic (general) data

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Marque (make)Image of Mega Monte Carlo
Mega
SerieMonte Carlo
Model family
ModelMonte Carlo
Model code
Issued from1996
Issued until
Country of originFR
Number made
Body construction
Body designation

Bodywork

 
Base platform
Bodywork typefixed-head coupé
Bodywork designer
Number of doors2
Number of seats2
Cargo capacity (volume) [l / cu ft / cu ft]
Max. cargo capacity (volume) [l / cu ft / cu ft]
Passenger space (volume) [l / cu ft / cu ft]

Dimensions & Weight

 
Wheelbase [mm / in / in]2660 / 104.7 / 104.7
Track front [mm / in / in]1670 / 65.7 / 65.7
Track rear [mm / in / in]1640 / 64.6 / 64.6
Length [mm / in / in]4450 / 175.2 / 175.2
Width [mm / in / in]1990 / 78.3 / 78.3
Height [mm / in / in]1190 / 46.9 / 46.9
Length/wheelbase ratio1.67
Ground clearance [mm / in / in]130 / 5.1 / 5.1
Total (curb) weight [kg / lb / lb]1500 / 3307 / 3307
Dry weight [kg / lb / lb]
Load capacity [kg / lb / lb]
Gross (max.) weight [kg / lb / lb]
Towing weight [kg / lb / lb]
Weight distribution (front) [% / % / %]44.0 / 44.0 / 44.0
Fuel capacity [l / UK gal / US gal]110 / 24.2 / 29.1

Aerodynamics

 
Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.35
Frontal area (A) [m2 / sq ft / sq ft]2.09 / 22.5 / 22.5
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A) [m2 / sq ft / sq ft]0.73 / 7.9 / 7.9
Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph) [kW / hp / hp]18.1 / 24.3 / 24.3

Engine

 
Engine Code
Engine ManufacturerMercedes-Benz
Engine TypeV engine
Engine Type Details
Sump
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)
Fuel details
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)
Total number of cylinders12
Total number of valves48
Valves per cylinder4
Engine Main bearings
Engine construction
Bore [mm / in / in]89.0 / 3.50 / 3.50
Stroke [mm / in / in]80.2 / 3.16 / 3.16
Bore/Stroke ratio1.11
Engine displacement [cm3 / cu in / cu in]5987 / 365.3 / 365.3
Unitary capacity [cm3/cylinder / cu in/cylinder / cu in/cylinder]498.92 / 30.446 / 30.446
Compression ratio10.0
Fuel supplyEFi
Aspirationnatural
Compressor typeN/A
Intercoolerno
Catalytic converteryes
Max. output power [kW / hp / hp]290.1 / 389.0 / 389.0
Max. output power rpm [rpm / rpm / rpm]5200 / 5200 / 5200
Max. torque [N·m / lb·ft / lb·ft]570.0 / 420.4 / 420.4
Max. torque rpm [rpm / rpm / rpm]3800 / 3800 / 3800
Maximum rpm [rpm / rpm / rpm]
Coolantwater
Max. net output (power at the wheels) [kW / hp / hp]140.0 / 187.7 / 187.7 (est.)
Specific output [kW/l / bhp/cu in / bhp/cu in]48.5 / 1.065 / 1.065
Specific torque [N·m/l / lb·ft/cu in / lb·ft/cu in]95.2 / 0.83 / 0.83

Transmission

 
Transmission typemanual
Number of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel drive
Top gear (drive) ratio0.64
Final gear (drive) ratio3.78

Performance

 
Power-to-weight ratio [kW/ton / bhp/ton / bhp/ton]259.3 / 196.5 / 196.5
Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h) [s / s / s]
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h) [s / s / s]
Acceleration 0-100 km/h [s / s / s]4.50 / 4.50 / 4.50
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h) [s / s / s]
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in top [s / s / s]
Standing ¼mile time [s / s / s]
Standing ¼mile speed [km/h / mph / mph]
Standing kilometer time [s / s / s]
Standing kilometer speed [km/h / mph / mph]
Top (maximal) speed [km/h / mph / mph]300 / 186 / 186
Fuel consumption, City (urban) [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban) [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
Fuel consumption, Mixed (combined) [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
Fuel consumption, Euro [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
CO2 emissions [g/km / g/mi / g/mi]
Range [km / mi / mi]

Chassis

 
Engine locationmiddle
Engine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion VPAS
Steering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.5
Suspension front
Suspension rear
Wheels front
Wheels rear
Tyres front275/35 ZR 18
Tyres rear345/35 ZR 18
Brakes frontventilated disc
Brakes rearventilated disc
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)
Brake diameter front [mm / in / in]355 / 14.0 / 14.0
Brake diameter rear [mm / in / in]330 / 13.0 / 13.0
Braked area [cm2 / sq in / sq in]
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