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Mercedes-Benz S 600

(2002 model)

Brief specs of 2002 Mercedes-Benz S 600

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 12-cylinder 36-valve V engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 5513 cm3 / 336.4 cu in / 336.4 cu in, 367.6 kW / 493.0 hp / 493.0 hp @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, 800.0 N·m / 590.0 lb·ft / 590.0 lb·ft @ 1800 rpm / 1800 rpm / 1800 rpm, automatic 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from2002
ModelS 600Issued 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)
Passenger space (volume)4220 l / 149.03 cu ft / 149.03 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5163 mm / 203.3 in / 203.3 inTotal (curb) weight2135 kg / 4707 lb / 4707 lb
Width1855 mm / 73.0 in / 73.0 inDry weight
Height1444 mm / 56.9 in / 56.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase3085 mm / 121.5 in / 121.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1578 mm / 62.1 in / 62.1 inTowing weight
Track rear1574 mm / 62.0 in / 62.0 inWeight 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)2.28 m2 / 24.5 sq ft / 24.5 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders12
Engine TypeV engine (V12)Total number of valves36
Engine ManufacturerMercedes-BenzValves per cylinder3
Engine constructionBore82.0 mm / 3.23 in / 3.23 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke87.0 mm / 3.43 in / 3.43 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.94
Fuel supplyBo HFM fuel inj.Engine displacement5513 cm3 / 336.4 cu in / 336.4 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity459.42 cm3/cylinder / 28.036 cu in/cylinder / 28.036 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power367.6 kW / 493.0 hp / 493.0 hp at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque800.0 N·m / 590.0 lb·ft / 590.0 lb·ft at 1800 rpm / 1800 rpm / 1800 rpm
Compressor type2 turbochargersMaximum rpm6050 rpm / 6050 rpm / 6050 rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)172.7 kW / 231.6 hp / 231.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output66.7 kW/l / 1.465 bhp/cu in / 1.465 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque145.1 N·m/l / 1.27 lb·ft/cu in / 1.27 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.83
  Final gear (drive) ratio2.65

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio230.9 kW/ton / 175.0 bhp/ton / 175.0 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h4.80 s / 4.80 s / 4.80 sFuel 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
Steeringrack & pinion VPASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.1 m / 39.7 ft / 39.7 ft
Suspension frontIndependent,4 Links,ActiveSuspSuspension rearIndependent, Multi-link,ActiveSusp
Wheels front8J x 18Wheels rear9J x 18
Tyres front245/45 R 18Tyres rear265/40 R 18
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 S 600

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