• Design name
    V 221 E 62 AMG
  • Type
    221.177
  • Production period
    08.2006 / 11.2006 - 04.2009
  • 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 156 E 62 / 156.984
  • Number of cylinders / arrangement
    8 / 90° V; light-alloy block
  • Bore x Stroke
    102.2 x 94.6 mm
  • Total displacement
    6208 cc
  • Compression ratio
    11.3
  • Rated output
    386 kW / 525 hp at 6800 rpm
  • Rated torque
    630 Nm at 5200 rpm
  • Number of valves / arrangement
    2 intake, 2 exhaust / V-shaped overhead
  • Valve operation
    2 overhead camshafts per cylinder bank (variable adjustment)
  • Camshaft drive
    double roller chain
  • Fuel system
    microprocessor-controlled injection system with hot-film air-mass sensor
  • Fuel tank: position / capacity
    above the rear axle / 90 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
    twin-tube gas-pressure shock absorbers with Adaptive Damping System, integrated into spring struts
  • 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 and perforated compound disc brakes front and rear
  • Parking brake (hand brake)
    electrical (activated by switch), 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: 255/40 ZR 19 XL, rear: 275/40 ZR 19 XL
  • Driven wheels
    rear wheels
  • Drivetrain
    divided cardan shaft
  • Gearing
    7-speed automatic transmission (electronically controlled)
  • Availibility
    as standard
  • Shifting
    steering-column selector
  • Clutch
    hydraulic torque converter with lock-up clutch (governed)
  • 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
    3.06
  • Maximum speed
    250 km/h (electronically governed)
  • Acceleration 0-100 km/h
    4.6 s
  • Fuel consumption
    23.2 / 10.2 / 14.9 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)
  • Wheelbase
    3165 mm
  • Front / rear track
    1600 / 1606 mm
  • Length
    5206 mm
  • Width
    1871 mm
  • Height
    1473 mm
  • Kerb weight
    2115 kg
  • by Guideline
    EC 92/21 (including driver, 68 kg, and baggage, 7 kg; tank 90 % full)
  • Gross weight
    2615 kg
  • Units produced
    in production
  • Prices
    01.2007: EUR 137,683.00
    07.2007: EUR 138,516.00
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