• Model
    R 230 E 60 LA
  • Description
    230.479
  • Production
    01.2004 / 06.2004 - 01.2006
  • production start-up pre-production series / standard production
  • Combustion principle
    four-stroke petrol (with manifold injection and 2 exhaust gas turbochargers with charge-air cooling; emission control system with closed-loop 3-way catalyst)
  • Configuration
    front, longitudinal; vertical
  • Engine type
    M 275 E 60 LA AMG / 275.981
  • Number of cylinders / arrangement
    12 / 60° V; light-alloy block
  • Bore x Stroke
    82.6 x 93.0 mm
  • Total displacement
    5980 cc
  • Compression ratio
    9.0
  • Rated output
    450 kW / 612 hp at 4800 - 5100 rpm
  • Rated torque
    1000 Nm at 2000 - 4000 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 HFM (Bosch ME engine management) / biturbo charger with charge-air cooling
  • Fuel tank: position / capacity
    above the rear axle / 80 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
  • Steering
    rack-and-pinion parameter power steering
  • Brake system (foot brake)
    Sensotronic Brake Control electrohydraulic brake system with antilock system and Brake Assist; internally ventilated and perforated four-wheel compound disc brakes
  • Parking brake (hand brake)
    mechanical (foot-operated), acting on rear wheels
  • Wheels
    light-alloy wheels
  • Wheel rims
    front: 8 1/2 J x 19 H 2; rear: 9 1/2 J x 19 H 2
  • Tires
    front: 255/40 R 18; rear: 285/35 R 18
  • 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. 3.60; II. 2.19; III. 1.41; IV. 1.0; V. 0.83; R. 3.17
  • Final drive ratio
    2.65
  • Maximum speed
    250 km/h (electronically governed)
  • Acceleration 0-100 km/h
    4.2 s
  • Comments
    acceleration by shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h (2 occupants)
  • Fuel consumption
    23.4 / 10.4 / 15.1 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
    2560 mm
  • Front / rear track
    1569 / 1557 mm
  • Length
    4535 mm
  • Width
    1815 mm
  • Height
    1298 mm (with vario top closed)
  • Kerb weight
    2110 kg
  • by Guideline
    EC 92/21 (including driver, 68 kg, and baggage, 7 kg; tank 90 % full)
  • Gross weight
    2385 kg
  • Prices
    06.2004: EUR 201,840.00
    01.2005: EUR 204,624.00
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