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Mercedes-Benz 230 E

(1985 model)

Brief specs of 1985 Mercedes-Benz 230 E

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 2299 cm3 / 140.3 cu in / 140.3 cu in, 98.4 kW / 132.0 hp / 132.0 hp @ 5100 rpm / 5100 rpm / 5100 rpm, 198.0 N·m / 146.0 lb·ft / 146.0 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 201 km/h / 125 mph / 125 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from1985
Model230 EIssued until
Serie230Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4740 mm / 186.6 in / 186.6 inTotal (curb) weight1400 kg / 3086 lb / 3086 lb
Width1740 mm / 68.5 in / 68.5 inDry weight
Height1445 mm / 56.9 in / 56.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2800 mm / 110.2 in / 110.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1497 mm / 58.9 in / 58.9 inTowing weight
Track rear1740 mm / 68.5 in / 68.5 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance163 mm / 6.4 in / 6.4 inFuel capacity70 l / 15.4 UK gal / 18.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.69  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.14 m2 / 23.0 sq ft / 23.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.64 m2 / 6.9 sq ft / 6.9 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)15.9 kW / 21.4 hp / 21.4 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerMercedes-BenzValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore95.5 mm / 3.76 in / 3.76 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke80.2 mm / 3.16 in / 3.16 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.19
Fuel supplyEngine displacement2299 cm3 / 140.3 cu in / 140.3 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity574.75 cm3/cylinder / 35.073 cu in/cylinder / 35.073 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power98.4 kW / 132.0 hp / 132.0 hp at 5100 rpm / 5100 rpm / 5100 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque198.0 N·m / 146.0 lb·ft / 146.0 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)57.4 kW / 76.9 hp / 76.9 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output42.8 kW/l / 0.941 bhp/cu in / 0.941 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque86.1 N·m/l / 0.75 lb·ft/cu in / 0.75 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed201 km/h / 125 mph / 125 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)9.90 s / 9.90 s / 9.90 sPower-to-weight ratio94.3 kW/ton / 71.4 bhp/ton / 71.4 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)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent,5 Links, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz 230 E

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