S 500

  • Model
    W 220 E 50
  • Description
    220.075
  • Production
    08.2002 - 07.2005
  • production standard production - end of production
  • Combustion principle
    four-stroke Otto (with manifold-injection and emission control device with closed-loop 3-way catalyst, until 04.2003 with automatic cylinder shutoff as an option)
  • Configuration
    front, longitudinal; vertical
  • Engine type
    M 113 E 50 / 113.960
  • Number of cylinders / arrangement
    8 / 90° V; light-alloy block
  • Bore x Stroke
    97.0 x 84.0 mm
  • Total displacement
    4966 cc
  • Compression ratio
    10.0
  • Rated output
    225 kW / 306 hp (with automatic cylinder shutoff CSO: 220 kW / 299 hp) at 5600 rpm
  • Rated torque
    460 Nm at 2700 - 4250 /min
  • Number of valves / arrangement
    2 intake, 1 exhaust / V-shaped overhead
  • Valve operation
    1 overhead camshaft per cylinder bank (until 04.2003 as an option with automatic cylinder shutoff CSO)
  • Camshaft drive
    double roller chain
  • Fuel system
    microprocessor controlled injection system with hot-film air mass sensor (Bosch ME engine management)
  • Fuel tank: position / capacity
    above the rear axle / 88 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)
    hydraulic dual-circuit brake system with vacuum booster, antilock system and Brake Assist; internally ventilated disc brakes front (perforated) and rear
  • Parking brake (hand brake)
    mechanical (foot-operated), acting on rear wheels
  • Wheels
    light-alloy wheels
  • Wheel rims
    7 1/2 J x 16 H 2
  • Tires
    225/60 R 16 W
  • Driven wheels
    rear wheels
  • Drivetrain
    divided cardan shaft
  • Gearing
    5-speed automatic transmission
  • Availibility
    as standard (until 08.2003)
  • Shifting
    central floor gear shift lever
  • Clutch
    dry single-disc clutch
  • Transmission type
    planetary gear system
  • Gear ratios
    I. 3.60; II. 2.19; III. 1.41; IV. 1.0; V. 0.83; R. 3.17
  • Final drive ratio
    2.82
  • Maximum speed
    250 km/h (electronically governed)
  • Acceleration 0-100 km/h
    6.5 s
  • Comments
    acceleration by shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h (2 occupants)
  • Fuel consumption
    18.0 / 8.7 / 11.9 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
    5-speed automatic transmission (electronically controlled)
  • Availibility
    as standard (from 09.2003)
  • 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
    2.65
  • Maximum speed
    250 km/h (electronically governed)
  • Acceleration 0-100 km/h
    6.3 s
  • Comments
    acceleration by shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h (2 occupants)
  • Fuel consumption
    17.3 / 8.0 / 11.4 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
    2960 mm
  • Front / rear track
    1574 / 1574 mm
  • Length
    5043 mm
  • Width
    1855 mm
  • Height
    1444 mm
  • Kerb weight
    1875 kg
  • by Guideline
    EC 92/21 (including driver, 68 kg, and baggage, 7 kg; tank 90 % full)
  • Gross weight
    2400 kg
  • Units produced
    a total of 21,391 (from 04.1997)
  • Prices
    08.2002: EUR 80,272.00
    02.2003: EUR 81,548.00
    02.2004: EUR 82,650.00
    01.2005: EUR 83,694.00
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