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Mercedes-Benz C 230 K Sports Coupe

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Mercedes-Benz C 230 K Sports Coupe

3-door 4-seater coupé, petrol (gasoline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1796 cm3 / 109.6 cu in / 109.6 cu in, 260.0 N·m / 191.8 lb·ft / 191.8 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 240 km/h / 149 mph / 149 mph top speed, consumption 9.3 l/100km / 30.4 mpg-UK / 25.3 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from2008
ModelC 230 K Sports CoupeIssued until
SerieC classNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typecoupéNumber of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)310 l / 10.95 cu ft / 10.95 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)3087 l / 109.02 cu ft / 109.02 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1100 l / 38.85 cu ft / 38.85 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4350 mm / 171.3 in / 171.3 inTotal (curb) weight1476 kg / 3254 lb / 3254 lb
Width1730 mm / 68.1 in / 68.1 inDry weight
Height1410 mm / 55.5 in / 55.5 inLoad capacity552 kg / 1217 lb / 1217 lb
Wheelbase2720 mm / 107.1 in / 107.1 inGross (max.) weight2028 kg / 4471 lb / 4471 lb
Track frontTowing weight1590 kg / 3505 lb / 3505 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity62 l / 13.6 UK gal / 16.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.6  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.07 m2 / 22.3 sq ft / 22.3 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders
Engine Type Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore82.0 mm / 3.23 in / 3.23 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke85.0 mm / 3.35 in / 3.35 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.96
Fuel supplyIndirect injection, multi pointEngine displacement1796 cm3 / 109.6 cu in / 109.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity448.89 cm3/cylinder / 27.393 cu in/cylinder / 27.393 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio8.7 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power at
AspirationMax. torque260.0 N·m / 191.8 lb·ft / 191.8 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)
CoolantSpecific output
Catalytic converterSpecific torque144.8 N·m/l / 1.27 lb·ft/cu in / 1.27 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed240 km/h / 149 mph / 149 mph
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)9.3 l/100km / 30.4 mpg-UK / 25.3 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions285 g/km / 459 g/mi / 459 g/mi
  Range667 km / 414 mi / 414 mi

Chassis

Engine locationEngine alignment
SteeringSteering detailsPower assisted steering Power assisted steering
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front205/55-R16Tyres rear205/55-R16
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system), EBD (electronic brake-force distribution), ASC (automatic stabilisation control)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz C 230 K Sports Coupe

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