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Mercedes-Benz S 500 Sedan

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Mercedes-Benz S 500 Sedan

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 24-valve V engine, OHC, 4965 cm3 / 303.0 cu in / 303.0 cu in, 225.0 kW / 301.7 hp / 301.7 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 459.7 N·m / 339.0 lb·ft / 339.0 lb·ft @ 2700 rpm / 2700 rpm / 2700 rpm, rear wheel drive, consumption 12.4 l/100km / 22.8 mpg-UK / 19.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from2006
ModelS 500 SedanIssued 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)436 l / 15.40 cu ft / 15.40 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)3002 l / 106.01 cu ft / 106.01 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)2245 l / 79.28 cu ft / 79.28 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length5170 mm / 203.5 in / 203.5 inTotal (curb) weight1891 kg / 4169 lb / 4169 lb
Width1860 mm / 73.2 in / 73.2 inDry weight
Height1450 mm / 57.1 in / 57.1 inLoad capacitykg / lb / lb
Wheelbase3090 mm / 121.7 in / 121.7 inGross (max.) weight1891 kg / 4169 lb / 4169 lb
Track frontTowing weight1900 kg / 4189 lb / 4189 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity88 l / 19.4 UK gal / 23.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.67  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.29 m2 / 24.7 sq ft / 24.7 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.69 m2 / 7.4 sq ft / 7.4 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)17.1 kW / 22.9 hp / 22.9 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder3
Engine constructionBore97.0 mm / 3.82 in / 3.82 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuel detailsunleaded 95Bore/Stroke ratio1.15
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement4965 cm3 / 303.0 cu in / 303.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity620.74 cm3/cylinder / 37.880 cu in/cylinder / 37.880 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHCCompression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power225.0 kW / 301.7 hp / 301.7 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationMax. torque459.7 N·m / 339.0 lb·ft / 339.0 lb·ft at 2700 rpm / 2700 rpm / 2700 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)90.0 kW / 120.7 hp / 120.7 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output45.3 kW/l / 0.996 bhp/cu in / 0.996 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque92.6 N·m/l / 0.81 lb·ft/cu in / 0.81 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
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 ratio161.8 kW/ton / 122.6 bhp/ton / 122.6 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)14.7 l/100km / 19.2 mpg-UK / 16.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)9.8 l/100km / 28.8 mpg-UK / 24.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)12.4 l/100km / 22.8 mpg-UK / 19.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions237 g/km / 381 g/mi / 381 g/mi
  Range710 km / 441 mi / 441 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP).
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle13.0 m / 42.7 ft / 42.7 ft
Suspension frontIndependentSuspension rearIndependent
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front240/45-R18Tyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz S 500 Sedan

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