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Mercedes-Benz S 550

(1990 model)

Brief specs of 1990 Mercedes-Benz S 550

5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, 5547 cm3 / 338.5 cu in / 338.5 cu in, 221.0 kW / 296.4 hp / 296.4 hp @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, 463.0 N·m / 341.5 lb·ft / 341.5 lb·ft @ 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from1990
ModelS 550Issued until
SerieS classNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)5350 l / 188.93 cu ft / 188.93 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5030 mm / 198.0 in / 198.0 inTotal (curb) weight1810 kg / 3990 lb / 3990 lb
Width1830 mm / 72.0 in / 72.0 inDry weight
Height1440 mm / 56.7 in / 56.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2950 mm / 116.1 in / 116.1 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance160 mm / 6.3 in / 6.3 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.71  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)2.24 m2 / 24.1 sq ft / 24.1 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.90 m2 / 9.6 sq ft / 9.6 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)22.3 kW / 29.9 hp / 29.9 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore96.5 mm / 3.80 in / 3.80 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke94.8 mm / 3.73 in / 3.73 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.02
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement5547 cm3 / 338.5 cu in / 338.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity693.35 cm3/cylinder / 42.311 cu in/cylinder / 42.311 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power221.0 kW / 296.4 hp / 296.4 hp at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque463.0 N·m / 341.5 lb·ft / 341.5 lb·ft at 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)88.4 kW / 118.5 hp / 118.5 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output39.8 kW/l / 0.876 bhp/cu in / 0.876 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque83.5 N·m/l / 0.73 lb·ft/cu in / 0.73 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
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 ratio166.3 kW/ton / 126.0 bhp/ton / 126.0 bhp/ton
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 front215/65-R15Tyres rear215/65-R15
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz S 550

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