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Mercedes-Benz W202 C 55 AMG

(1997 model)

Brief specs of 1997 Mercedes-Benz W202 C 55 AMG

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 24-valve V engine, 5439 cm3 / 331.9 cu in / 331.9 cu in, 254.0 kW / 340.6 hp / 340.6 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 510.0 N·m / 376.2 lb·ft / 376.2 lb·ft @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from1997
ModelW202 C 55 AMGIssued until2000
SerieC classNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformW202Number of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4516 mm / 177.8 in / 177.8 inTotal (curb) weight1495 kg / 3296 lb / 3296 lb
Width1723 mm / 67.8 in / 67.8 inDry weight
Height1387 mm / 54.6 in / 54.6 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2690 mm / 105.9 in / 105.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1509 mm / 59.4 in / 59.4 inTowing weight
Track rear1483 mm / 58.4 in / 58.4 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance150 mm / 5.9 in / 5.9 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.6788104089219  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.03 m2 / 21.9 sq ft / 21.9 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder3
Engine constructionBore78.0 mm / 3.07 in / 3.07 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke92.0 mm / 3.62 in / 3.62 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.84782608695652
Fuel supplyMultipoint InjectionEngine displacement5439 cm3 / 331.9 cu in / 331.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity439.61 cm3/cylinder / 26.827 cu in/cylinder / 26.827 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power254.0 kW / 340.6 hp / 340.6 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationMax. torque510.0 N·m / 376.2 lb·ft / 376.2 lb·ft at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)101.6 kW / 136.2 hp / 136.2 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output46.7 kW/l / 1.026 bhp/cu in / 1.026 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque93.8 N·m/l / 0.82 lb·ft/cu in / 0.82 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
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 frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front225/45 - 245/40 R17Tyres rear225/45 - 245/40 R17
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz W202 C 55 AMG

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