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Mercedes-Benz C 350 Sport

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Mercedes-Benz C 350 Sport

3-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 3498 cm3 / 213.5 cu in / 213.5 cu in, 201.0 kW / 269.5 hp / 269.5 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 349.9 N·m / 258.0 lb·ft / 258.0 lb·ft @ 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm, automatic 7-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, consumption 11.8 l/100km / 23.9 mpg-UK / 19.9 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from2008
ModelC 350 SportIssued until
SerieC classNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)340 l / 12.01 cu ft / 12.01 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2492 l / 88.00 cu ft / 88.00 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1930 l / 68.16 cu ft / 68.16 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4640 mm / 182.7 in / 182.7 inTotal (curb) weight1720 kg / 3792 lb / 3792 lb
Width1780 mm / 70.1 in / 70.1 inDry weight
Height1440 mm / 56.7 in / 56.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2770 mm / 109.1 in / 109.1 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight1585 kg / 3494 lb / 3494 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance110 mm / 4.3 in / 4.3 inFuel capacity66 l / 14.5 UK gal / 17.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.68  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.18 m2 / 23.5 sq ft / 23.5 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine (V6)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyInjection. Sequentially electronic fuel injectionEngine displacement3498 cm3 / 213.5 cu in / 213.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio
SumpwetMax. output power201.0 kW / 269.5 hp / 269.5 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque349.9 N·m / 258.0 lb·ft / 258.0 lb·ft at 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)80.4 kW / 107.8 hp / 107.8 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output57.5 kW/l / 1.263 bhp/cu in / 1.263 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque100.0 N·m/l / 0.87 lb·ft/cu in / 0.87 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears7
Wheel driverear 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 ratio158.7 kW/ton / 120.2 bhp/ton / 120.2 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)13.8 l/100km / 20.5 mpg-UK / 17.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)9.4 l/100km / 30.1 mpg-UK / 25.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)11.8 l/100km / 23.9 mpg-UK / 19.9 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions237 g/km / 381 g/mi / 381 g/mi
  Range559 km / 348 mi / 348 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependentSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front225/45-HR17Tyres rear225/45-HR17
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz C 350 Sport

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