• Design name
    A 209 E 30
  • Type
    209.454
  • Production period
    11.2004 / 07.2005 - 08.2009
  • Note on production period
    production start-up pre-production series / standard production - end of production
  • 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 272 E 30 / 272.940
  • Number of cylinders / arrangement
    6 / 90° V; light-alloy block
  • Bore x Stroke
    88.0 x 82.1 mm
  • Total displacement
    2996 cc
  • Compression ratio
    11.3
  • Rated output
    170 kW / 231 hp at 6000 rpm
  • Rated torque
    300 Nm at 2500 - 5000 rpm
  • Number of valves / arrangement
    2 intake, 2 exhaust / V-shaped overhead
  • Valve operation
    2 overhead camshafts per cylinder bank (variable adjustment)
  • Camshaft drive
    intake camshafts via double roller chain, outlet camshafts via gearwheel engagement with intake camshafts
  • Fuel system
    microprocessor-controlled injection system with hot-film air-mass sensor
  • Fuel tank: position / capacity
    in front of the rear axle / 62 l
  • Frame design
    steel unit body
  • Front-wheel suspension
    three-link suspension / McPherson strut
  • Rear-wheel suspension
    multilink suspension
  • Front springs
    coil springs, torsion bar stabiliser
  • Rear springs
    coil springs, torsion bar stabiliser
  • Shock absorber front/rear
    twin-tube gas-pressure shock absorbers
  • Steering
    rack-and-pinion power steering
  • Brake system (foot brake)
    hydraulic dual-circuit brake system with vacuum booster, antilock system and Brake Assist; disc brakes front (internally ventilated) and rear
  • Parking brake (hand brake)
    mechanical (foot-operated), acting on rear wheels
  • Wheels
    light-alloy wheels
  • Wheel rims
    front: 7 J x 16 H 2, rear: 8 J x 16 H 2; Avantgarde: front: 7 1/2 J x 17 H 2; rear: 8 1/2 J x 17 H 2
  • Tires
    front: 205/55 R 16 91 W, rear: 225/50 R 16 92 W; Avantgarde: front: 225/45 R 17 91 W; rear: 245/40 R 17 91 W
  • Driven wheels
    rear wheels
  • Drivetrain
    divided cardan shaft
  • Gearing
    6-speed manual transmission
  • Availibility
    as standard
  • Shifting
    central floor gear shift lever
  • Clutch
    dry single-disc clutch
  • Transmission type
    change-speed gear
  • Gear ratios
    I. 4.46; II. 2.61; III. 1.72; IV. 1.24; V. 1.0; VI. 0.83; R. 4.06
  • Final drive ratio
    3.07
  • Maximum speed
    250 km/h
  • Acceleration 0-100 km/h
    7.7 s
  • Comments
    acceleration by shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h (2 occupants)
  • Fuel consumption
    13.8-14.2 / 7.0-7.4 / 9.5-9.9 l
  • by Guideline
    93/116/EC; figures apply to City (urban) / EUDC (extra-urban) / NEDC (New European Driving Cycle, average from <36.8%> City and <63.2%> EUDC)
  • Gearing
    7-speed automatic transmission (electronically controlled)
  • Availibility
    as standard
  • Shifting
    central floor gear shift lever
  • Clutch
    dry single-disc clutch
  • Transmission type
    planetary gear system
  • Gear ratios
    I. 4.38; II. 2.86; III. 1.92; IV. 1.37; V. 1.0; VI. 0.82; VII. 0.73; R. 3.17
  • Final drive ratio
    3.07
  • Maximum speed
    245 km/h
  • Acceleration 0-100 km/h
    7.8 s
  • Comments
    acceleration by shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h (2 occupants)
  • Fuel consumption
    13.3-13.6 / 7.0-7.3 / 9.3-9.6 l
  • by Guideline
    93/116/EC; figures apply to City (urban) / EUDC (extra-urban) / NEDC (New European Driving Cycle, average from <36.8%> City and <63.2%> EUDC)
  • Wheelbase
    2715 mm
  • Front / rear track
    1493 / 1474 mm (Avantgarde: 1497 / 1478 mm)
  • Length
    4652 mm
  • Width
    1740 mm
  • Height
    1413 mm (with sports suspension: 1400 mm)
  • Kerb weight
    1580 kg
  • by Guideline
    EC 92/21 (including driver, 68 kg, and baggage, 7 kg; tank 90 % full)
  • Gross weight
    2035 kg
  • Units produced
    8,231
  • Prices
    04.2005: EUR 46,748.00
    08.2006: EUR 47,096.00
    01.2007: EUR 48,314.00
    07.2007: EUR 48,611.50
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