500 GE V8
  • Design name
    463 GE 50
  • Type
    463.228 (station wagon)
  • Production period
    1993 - 1994
  • 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 117 E 50 / 117.965
  • Number of cylinders / arrangement
    8 / 90° V
  • Bore x Stroke
    96.5 x 85.0 mm
  • Total displacement
    4973 cc
  • Compression ratio
    10
  • Rated output
    177 kW / 241 hp at 5000 rpm
  • Rated torque
    375 Nm at 3500 rpm
  • Number of valves / arrangement
    1 intake, 1 exhaust / overhead
  • Valve operation
    1 overhead camshaft per cylinder bank
  • Camshaft drive
    double roller chain
  • Fuel system
    manifold injection, mechanically-electronically controlled~(Bosch KE-Jetronic)
  • Fuel tank: position / capacity
    under load compartment floor / 96 l
  • Frame design
    box-section ladder-type frame / steel unit body
  • Front-wheel suspension
    rigid axle; 2 trailing arms, 1 wishbone (Panhard bar)
  • Rear-wheel suspension
    rigid axle; 2 trailing arms, 1 wishbone (Panhard bar)
  • Front springs
    coil springs, supplementary rubber suspension, torsion bar stabiliser
  • Rear springs
    coil springs, supplementary rubber suspension
  • Shock absorber front/rear
    telescopic shock absorbers
  • Steering
    recirculating-ball power steering
  • Brake system (foot brake)
    hydraulic dual-circuit brake system with vacuum booster and antilock system; internally ventilated front disc brakes and rear drum brakes
  • Parking brake (hand brake)
    mechanical (manually operated), acting on rear wheels
  • Wheels
    sheet-steel wheels (light-alloy wheels optional)
  • Wheel rims
    7 1/2 J x 16 H 2
  • Tires
    265/70 R 16 112 H
  • Driven wheels
    permanent four-wheel drive on front and rear wheels
  • Drivetrain
    from power divider via single-piece cardan shafts on front-axle differential and rear-axle differential
  • Gearing
    4-speed automatic transmission
  • Availibility
    as standard
  • Shifting
    central floor gear shift lever
  • Clutch
    hydraulic torque converter in automatic transmission
  • 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
    front/rear: 4.38; transfer case: road 1.05 / off-road 2.16
  • Maximum speed
    175 km/h
  • Acceleration 0-100 km/h
    10.5 s
  • Wheelbase
    2850 mm
  • Front / rear track
    1475 / 1475 mm
  • Length
    4670 mm
  • Width
    1810 mm
  • Height
    1963 mm
  • Kerb weight
    2370 kg
  • Gross weight
    3050 kg
  • Units produced
    446
  • Prices
    DM 178,250.00
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