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Mercedes-Benz
R 500
(2006)




Basic (general) data

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Marque (make)Image of Mercedes-Benz R 500
Mercedes-Benz
SerieR class
Model family
ModelR 500
Model code
Issued from2006
Issued until
Country of originDE
Number made
Body construction
Body designation

Bodywork

 
Base platform
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedan
Bodywork designer
Number of doors5
Number of seats6
Cargo capacity (volume) [l / cu ft / cu ft]314 / 11.09 / 11.09
Max. cargo capacity (volume) [l / cu ft / cu ft]2385 / 84.23 / 84.23
Passenger space (volume) [l / cu ft / cu ft]4191 / 148.00 / 148.00

Dimensions & Weight

 
Wheelbase [mm / in / in]3220 / 126.8 / 126.8
Track front [mm / in / in]
Track rear [mm / in / in]
Length [mm / in / in]5160 / 203.1 / 203.1
Width [mm / in / in]1930 / 76.0 / 76.0
Height [mm / in / in]1660 / 65.4 / 65.4
Length/wheelbase ratio1.6
Ground clearance [mm / in / in]150 / 5.9 / 5.9
Total (curb) weight [kg / lb / lb]2240 / 4938 / 4938
Dry weight [kg / lb / lb]
Load capacity [kg / lb / lb]655 / 1444 / 1444
Gross (max.) weight [kg / lb / lb]2895 / 6382 / 6382
Towing weight [kg / lb / lb]1900 / 4189 / 4189
Weight distribution (front) [% / % / %]
Fuel capacity [l / UK gal / US gal]80 / 17.6 / 21.1

Aerodynamics

 
Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)
Frontal area (A) [m2 / sq ft / sq ft]2.72 / 29.3 / 29.3 (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A) [m2 / sq ft / sq ft]
Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph) [kW / hp / hp]

Engine

 
Engine Code
Engine Manufacturer
Engine TypeV engine
Engine Type DetailsV8
Sumpwet
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)
Fuel detailsunleaded 95
Cam DesignOHC
Total number of cylinders8
Total number of valves24
Valves per cylinder3
Engine Main bearings
Engine construction
Bore [mm / in / in]97.0 / 3.82 / 3.82
Stroke [mm / in / in]84.0 / 3.31 / 3.31
Bore/Stroke ratio1.15
Engine displacement [cm3 / cu in / cu in]4966 / 303.0 / 303.0
Unitary capacity [cm3/cylinder / cu in/cylinder / cu in/cylinder]620.74 / 37.880 / 37.880
Compression ratio10.0
Fuel supplyInjection
Aspiration
Compressor type
Intercooler
Catalytic converter
Max. output power [kW / hp / hp]225.0 / 301.7 / 301.7
Max. output power rpm [rpm / rpm / rpm]5600 / 5600 / 5600
Max. torque [N·m / lb·ft / lb·ft]460.0 / 339.3 / 339.3
Max. torque rpm [rpm / rpm / rpm]2700 / 2700 / 2700
Maximum rpm [rpm / rpm / rpm]
Coolantwater
Max. net output (power at the wheels) [kW / hp / hp]90.0 / 120.7 / 120.7 (est.)
Specific output [kW/l / bhp/cu in / bhp/cu in]45.3 / 0.996 / 0.996
Specific torque [N·m/l / lb·ft/cu in / lb·ft/cu in]92.6 / 0.81 / 0.81

Transmission

 
Transmission typeautomatic
Number of gears7
Wheel drivefour wheel drive
Top gear (drive) ratio
Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

 
Power-to-weight ratio [kW/ton / bhp/ton / bhp/ton]136.6 / 103.5 / 103.5
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]
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]245 / 152 / 152
Fuel consumption, City (urban) [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]18.1 / 15.6 / 13.0
Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban) [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]13.1 / 21.6 / 18.0
Fuel consumption, Mixed (combined) [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]13.3 / 21.2 / 17.7
Fuel consumption, Euro [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
CO2 emissions [g/km / g/mi / g/mi]237 / 381 / 381
Range [km / mi / mi]602 / 374 / 374

Chassis

 
Engine locationfront
Engine alignmenttransverse
Steering
Steering detailsTraction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP). Traction control. Electronic stabilisation
Turns lock-to-lock
Suspension frontIndependent
Suspension rearIndependent
Wheels front
Wheels rear
Tyres front255/55R18
Tyres rear255/55R18
Brakes front
Brakes rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)
Brake diameter front [mm / in / in]
Brake diameter rear [mm / in / in]
Braked area [cm2 / sq in / sq in]
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