• Model
    S 211 E 55
  • Description
    211.272
  • Production
    since 10.2005 / 05.2006
  • production start-up pre-production series / standard 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 273 E 55 / 273.960
  • Number of cylinders / arrangement
    8 / 90° V; light-alloy block
  • Bore x Stroke
    92.9 x 86.0 mm
  • Total displacement
    5461 cc
  • Compression ratio
    10.7
  • Rated output
    285 kW / 388 hp at 6000 rpm
  • Rated torque
    530 Nm at 2800 - 4800 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
    above the rear axle / 80 l
  • Frame design
    steel unit body
  • Front-wheel suspension
    four-link suspension / air suspension strut with level control
  • Rear-wheel suspension
    multilink suspension / air suspension strut with level control
  • Front springs
    air suspension struts, torsion bar stabiliser
  • Rear springs
    air suspension struts, torsion bar stabiliser
  • Shock absorber front/rear
    gas-pressure shock absorbers
  • Steering
    rack-and-pinion parameter power steering
  • Brake system (foot brake)
    ADAPTIVE BRAKE electronically controlled hydraulic dual-circuit brake system with vacuum booster, antilock system and Brake Assist; internally ventilated disc brakes front and rear
  • Parking brake (hand brake)
    mechanical (foot-operated), acting on rear wheels
  • Wheels
    light-alloy wheels
  • Wheel rims
    8 J x 17 H 2
  • Tires
    245/45 R 17 95 Y
  • Driven wheels
    rear wheels
  • Drivetrain
    divided cardan shaft
  • 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. 3.42
  • Final drive ratio
    2.47
  • Maximum speed
    250 km/h (electronically governed)
  • Acceleration 0-100 km/h
    5.4 s
  • Comments
    acceleration by shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h (2 occupants)
  • Fuel consumption
    17.3 / 8.5 / 11.8 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
    2854 mm
  • Front / rear track
    1559 / 1552 mm
  • Length
    4888 mm
  • Width
    1822 mm
  • Height
    1500 mm
  • Kerb weight
    1895 kg
  • by Guideline
    EC 92/21 (including driver, 68 kg, and baggage, 7 kg; tank 90 % full)
  • Gross weight
    2460 kg
  • Units produced
    in production
  • Prices
    04.2006: EUR 64,844.00
    08.2006: EUR 65,134.00
    01.2007: EUR 66,818.00
    07.2007: EUR 67,235.00
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