400 E
  • Model
    W 124 E 42
  • Description
    124.034
  • Production
    05.1991 / 09.1991 - 07.1993
  • production start-up pre-production series / standard production - end of production
  • Remarks
    until 08.1992 only available for export to North America and Japan
  • Combustion principle
    four-stroke petrol (with manifold injection and emission control system with closed-loop 3-way catalyst)
  • Configuration
    front, longitudinal; vertical
  • Engine type
    M 119 E 42 / 119.975
  • Number of cylinders / arrangement
    8 / 90° V; light-alloy block
  • Bore x Stroke
    92.0 x 78.9 mm
  • Total displacement
    4196 cc
  • Compression ratio
    11.0
  • Rated output
    279 hp / 205 kW at 5700 rpm
  • Rated torque
    400 Nm at 3900 rpm
  • Number of valves / arrangement
    2 intake, 2 exhaust / V-shaped overhead
  • Valve operation
    2 overhead camshafts per cylinder bank (intake camshafts adjustable)
  • Camshaft drive
    double roller chain
  • Fuel system
    microprocessor-controlled injection system with hot-wire air-mass sensor (Bosch LH-Jetronic)
  • Fuel tank: position / capacity
    above the rear axle / 90 l
  • Frame design
    steel unit body
  • Front-wheel suspension
    A-arm / shock-absorber strut
  • Rear-wheel suspension
    multilink suspension (hydropneumatic level control optional)
  • Front springs
    coil springs, torsion bar stabiliser
  • Rear springs
    coil springs, torsion bar stabiliser
  • Shock absorber front/rear
    gas-pressure shock absorber struts / gas-pressure shock absorbers
  • Steering
    recirculating-ball power steering
  • Brake system (foot brake)
    hydraulic dual-circuit brake system with vacuum booster and antilock system; internally ventilated four-wheel disc brakes
  • Parking brake (hand brake)
    mechanical (foot-operated), acting on rear wheels
  • Wheels
    light-alloy wheels
  • Wheel rims
    6 1/2 J x 15 H 2 (with sports suspension 7 J x 15 H 2); from 03.93: 7 J x 16 H 2
  • Tires
    195/65 ZR 15 (with sports suspension 205/60 ZR 15); from 03.1993: 215/55 ZR 16
  • Driven wheels
    rear wheels
  • Drivetrain
    divided cardan shaft
  • Gearing
    4-speed automatic transmission
  • Availibility
    as standard
  • Shifting
    central floor gear shift lever
  • Clutch
    dry single-disc clutch
  • Transmission type
    planetary gear system
  • Gear ratios
    I. 3.87; II. 2.25; III. 1.44; IV. 1.0; R. 5.59
  • Final drive ratio
    2.65
  • Maximum speed
    250 km/h (electronically governed)
  • Acceleration 0-100 km/h
    7.2 s
  • Comments
    acceleration by shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h (2 occupants)
  • Fuel consumption
    9.4 / 11.1 / 15.0 l; from 10.1992: 10.3 / 11.9 / 16.9 l
  • by Guideline
    80/1268/EEC: figures apply to 90 km/h / 120 km/h / urban cycle
  • Wheelbase
    2800 mm
  • Front / rear track
    1501 / 1491 mm ("Sportline": 1518 / 1509 mm
  • Length
    4740 mm
  • Width
    1740 mm
  • Height
    1431 mm ("Sportline": 1408 mm)
  • Kerb weight
    1620 kg
  • by Guideline
    DIN 70020 (ready to drive, including fuel, spare wheel and tool kit)
  • Gross weight
    2140 kg
  • Units produced
    a total of 22,802 (until 06.1995)
  • Prices
    not available in Germany before 10.1992
    10.1992: DM 92,340.00
    01.1993: DM 96,312.50
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