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Mercedes-Benz C 230 Kompressor Sports Coupé Automatic

(2000 model)

Brief specs of 2000 Mercedes-Benz C 230 Kompressor Sports Coupé Automatic

2-door 5-seater fixed-head coupé, 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2295 cm3 / 140.0 cu in / 140.0 cu in, 141.7 kW / 190.0 hp / 190.0 hp @ 5300 rpm / 5300 rpm / 5300 rpm, 280.0 N·m / 206.5 lb·ft / 206.5 lb·ft @ 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 233 km/h / 145 mph / 145 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from2000
ModelC 230 Kompressor Sports Coupé AutomaticIssued until
SerieC classNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4343 mm / 171.0 in / 171.0 inTotal (curb) weight1425 kg / 3142 lb / 3142 lb
Width1728 mm / 68.0 in / 68.0 inDry weight
Height1406 mm / 55.4 in / 55.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2715 mm / 106.9 in / 106.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1493 mm / 58.8 in / 58.8 inTowing weight
Track rear1464 mm / 57.6 in / 57.6 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity69 l / 15.2 UK gal / 18.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.6  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.07 m2 / 22.2 sq ft / 22.2 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerMercedes-BenzValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore90.9 mm / 3.58 in / 3.58 in
FuelStroke88.4 mm / 3.48 in / 3.48 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.03
Fuel supplyBo HFM fuel inj.Engine displacement2295 cm3 / 140.0 cu in / 140.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity573.75 cm3/cylinder / 35.012 cu in/cylinder / 35.012 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio8.8 : 1
SumpMax. output power141.7 kW / 190.0 hp / 190.0 hp at 5300 rpm / 5300 rpm / 5300 rpm
AspirationsuperchargedMax. torque280.0 N·m / 206.5 lb·ft / 206.5 lb·ft at 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)65.1 kW / 87.3 hp / 87.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output61.7 kW/l / 1.357 bhp/cu in / 1.357 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque122.0 N·m/l / 1.07 lb·ft/cu in / 1.07 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.84
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.46

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed233 km/h / 145 mph / 145 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)7.80 s / 7.80 s / 7.80 sPower-to-weight ratio133.3 kW/ton / 101.0 bhp/ton / 101.0 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)20.70 s / 20.70 s / 20.70 sFuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time16.10 s / 16.10 s / 16.10 s (top 87 km/h / 54 mph / 54 mph)Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time29.20 s / 29.20 s / 29.20 s CO2 emissions245 g/km / 394 g/mi / 394 g/mi
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion VPASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle10.8 m / 35.4 ft / 35.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut,3 Links, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Multi-link, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz C 230 Kompressor Sports Coupé Automatic

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