• Model
    V 220 E 55
  • Description
    220.178
  • Production
    08.2000 / 10.2000 - 08.2002
  • Note 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 137 E 63 AMG / 137.980
  • Number of cylinders / arrangement
    12 / 60° V; light-alloy block
  • Bore x Stroke
    84.5 x 93.0 mm
  • Total displacement
    6258 cc
  • Compression ratio
    10.0
  • Rated output
    326 kW / 444 hp at 5500 rpm
  • Rated torque
    620 Nm at 4400 rpm
  • Number of valves / arrangement
    2 intake, 1 exhaust / V-shaped overhead
  • Valve operation
    1 overhead camshaft per cylinder bank (adjustable)
  • 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 with speed-sensitive level control
  • Rear-wheel suspension
    multilink suspension with Active Body Control (ABC)
  • Front springs
    spring struts with coil spring and plunger cylinder
  • Rear springs
    spring struts with coil spring and plunger cylinder
  • 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
    front: 8 1/2 J x 18 H 2; rear: 9 1/2 J x 18 H 2
  • Tires
    front: 245/45 R 18 96 Y; rear: 275/40 R 18 99 Y
  • Driven wheels
    rear wheels
  • Drivetrain
    divided cardan shaft
  • Gearing
    5-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. 3.59; II. 2.19; III. 1.41; IV. 1.0; V. 0.83; R. 3.16
  • Final drive ratio
    2.82
  • Maximum speed
    250 km/h (electronically governed)
  • Acceleration 0-100 km/h
    5.7 s
  • Comments
    acceleration by shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h (2 occupants)
  • Fuel consumption
    22.2 / 9.8 / 14.1 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
    3085 mm
  • Front / rear track
    1574 / 1574 mm
  • Length
    5158 mm
  • Width
    1855 mm
  • Height
    1447 mm
  • Kerb weight
    2035 kg
  • by Guideline
    EC 92/21 (including driver, 68 kg, and baggage, 7 kg; tank 90 % full)
  • Gross weight
    2460 kg
  • Units produced
    not separately documented
  • Prices
    conversion price, based on S 600, equipped with
    AMG light-alloy wheels and AMG bodystyling:

    09.2001: EUR 50,692.00
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