300 SE; from 06.1993: S 320

300 SE; from 06.1993: S 320
  • Model
    W 140 E 32
  • Description
    140.032
  • Production
    01.1991 / 04.1991 - 03.1994
  • 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 104 E 32 / 104.990; from 06.1993: 104.994
  • Number of cylinders / arrangement
    6 / in line; 15° inclination to the right
  • Bore x Stroke
    89.9 x 84.0 mm
  • Total displacement
    3199 cc
  • Compression ratio
    10.0
  • Rated output
    170 kW / 231 hp at 5800 rpm; from 06.1993: at 5600 rpm
  • Rated torque
    310 Nm at 4100 rpm; from 06.1993: 315 Nm at 3750 rpm
  • Number of valves / arrangement
    2 intake, 2 exhaust / V-shaped overhead
  • Valve operation
    2 overhead camshafts (intake camshaft adjustable)
  • Camshaft drive
    double roller chain
  • Fuel system
    microprocessor-controlled injection system with hot-wire air-mass sensor (LH-Jetronic); from 06.1993 with hot-film air-mass sensor (HFM)
  • Fuel tank: position / capacity
    above the rear axle / 100 l
  • Frame design
    steel unit body
  • Front-wheel suspension
    double wishbone
  • Rear-wheel suspension
    multilink suspension (hydropneumatic level control optional)
  • Front springs
    coil springs, torsion bar stabiliser
  • Rear springs
    coil springs, torsion bar stabiliser
  • Shock absorber front/rear
    gas-pressure shock absorbers
  • Steering
    recirculating-ball power steering, from 09.1991 parameter steering
  • Brake system (foot brake)
    hydraulic dual-circuit brake system with vacuum booster and antilock system;~disc brakes front (internally ventilated) and rear
  • Parking brake (hand brake)
    mechanical (foot-operated), acting on rear wheels
  • Wheels
    sheet-steel wheels (light-alloy wheels optional)
  • Wheel rims
    7 1/2 J x 16 H 2
  • Tires
    225/60 R 16 97 V; from 01.1993: 235/60 R 16 100 V
  • Driven wheels
    rear wheels
  • Drivetrain
    divided cardan shaft
  • Gearing
    5-speed manual transmission
  • Availibility
    as standard (until 12.1992)
  • Shifting
    central floor gear shift lever
  • Clutch
    dry single-disc clutch
  • Transmission type
    change-speed gear
  • Gear ratios
    I. 4.15; II. 2.52; III. 1.69; IV. 1.24; V. 1.0; R. 4.15
  • Final drive ratio
    3.46
  • Maximum speed
    230 km/h
  • Acceleration 0-100 km/h
    9.4 s
  • Comments
    acceleration by shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h (2 occupants)
  • Fuel consumption
    9.5 / 11.6 / 17.6 l
  • by Guideline
    80/1268/EEC: figures apply to 90 km/h / 120 km/h / urban cycle
  • Gearing
    4-speed automatic transmission
  • Availibility
    option (standard from 01.1993)
  • Shifting
    central floor gear shift lever
  • Clutch
    dry single-disc clutch
  • Transmission type
    planetary gear system
  • Gear ratios
    I. 3.87; II. 2.25; III. 1.44; IV. 1.0; R. 5.59
  • Final drive ratio
    3.46; from 08.1993: 3.27
  • Maximum speed
    225 km/h
  • Acceleration 0-100 km/h
    8.9 s
  • Comments
    acceleration by shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h (2 occupants)
  • Fuel consumption
    10.3 / 12.3 / 15.8 l; from 06.1993: 9.6 / 11.6 / 14.5 l
  • by Guideline
    80/1268/EEC: figures apply to 90 km/h / 120 km/h / urban cycle
  • 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. 3.87; II. 2.25; III. 1.44; IV. 1.0; V. 0.75; R. 5.59
  • Final drive ratio
    3.69; from 08.1993: 3.46
  • Maximum speed
    225 km/h
  • Acceleration 0-100 km/h
    8.9 s
  • Comments
    acceleration by shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h (2 occupants)
  • Fuel consumption
    9.3 / 11.1 / 16.3 l; from 06.1993: 8.8 / 10.7 / 14.9 l
  • by Guideline
    80/1268/EEC: figures apply to 90 km/h / 120 km/h / urban cycle
  • Wheelbase
    3040 mm
  • Front / rear track
    1603 / 1576 mm; from 06.1993: 1606 / 1579 mm
  • Length
    5113 mm
  • Width
    1886 mm
  • Height
    1492 mm; from 06.1993: 1486 mm
  • Kerb weight
    1890 kg
  • by Guideline
    DIN 70020 (ready to drive, including fuel, spare wheel and tool kit)
  • Gross weight
    2410 kg; from 09.1991: 2550 kg
  • Units produced
    a total of 98,095 (until 09.1998)
  • Prices
    03.1991: DM 87,894.00
    09.1991: DM 90,516.00
    10.1992: DM 91,314.00
    01.1993: DM 98,152.50
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