• Design name
    R 230 E 35
  • Type
    230.456
  • Production period
    06.2005 / 02.2006 - 02.2008
  • 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 35 / 272.966
  • Number of cylinders / arrangement
    6 / 90° V; light-alloy block
  • Bore x Stroke
    92.9 x 86.0 mm
  • Total displacement
    3498 cc
  • Compression ratio
    10.7
  • Rated output
    200 kW / 272 hp at 6000 rpm
  • Rated torque
    350 Nm at 2400 - 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
    above the rear axle / 80 l
  • Frame design
    steel unit body
  • Front-wheel suspension
    four-link suspension, with Active Body Control (ABC) as an option
  • Rear-wheel suspension
    multilink suspension, with Active Body Control (ABC) as an option
  • 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 parameter power steering
  • Brake system (foot brake)
    Sensotronic Brake Control electrohydraulic brake system with antilock system and Brake Assist; disc brakes front (internally ventilated and perforated) and rear
  • Parking brake (hand brake)
    mechanical (foot-operated), acting on rear wheels
  • Wheels
    light-alloy wheels
  • Wheel rims
    8 1/2 J x 17 H 2
  • Tires
    255/45 R 17 98 W
  • 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
    3.27
  • Maximum speed
    250 km/h (electronically governed)
  • Acceleration 0-100 km/h
    6.6 s
  • Comments
    acceleration by shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h (2 occupants)
  • Fuel consumption
    14.8 / 7.7 / 10.3 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
    2560 mm
  • Front / rear track
    1555 / 1541 mm
  • Length
    4532 mm
  • Width
    1827 mm
  • Height
    1317 mm (with vario top closed)
  • Kerb weight
    1825 kg
  • by Guideline
    EC 92/21 (including driver, 68 kg, and baggage, 7 kg; tank 90 % full)
  • Gross weight
    2120 kg
  • Units produced
    in production
  • Prices
    01.2006: EUR 81,548.00
    08.2006: EUR 82,244.00
    01.2007: EUR 84,371.00
    07.2007: EUR 85,144.50
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