500 SEL; from 06.1993: S 500 long wheelbase

500 SEL; from 06.1993: S 500 long wheelbase
  • Model
    V 140 E 50
  • Description
    140.051
  • Production
    07.1990 / 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 119 E 50 / 119.970
  • Number of cylinders / arrangement
    8 / 90° V; light-alloy block
  • Bore x Stroke
    96.5 x 85.0 mm
  • Total displacement
    4973 cc
  • Compression ratio
    10.0
  • Rated output
    240 kW / 326 hp at 5700 rpm;~from 09.1992: 235 kW / 320 hp at 5600 rpm
  • Rated torque
    480 Nm at 3900 rpm; from 09.1992: 470 Nm at 3900 rpm
  • Number of valves / arrangement
    2 intake, 2 exhaust / V-shaped overhead
  • Valve operation
    2 overhead camshafts per cylinder bank (intake camshafts adjustable)
  • Camshaft drive
    double roller chain
  • Fuel system
    microprocessor-controlled injection system with hot-wire air-mass sensor (Bosch LH-Jetronic)
  • 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 parameter power steering
  • Brake system (foot brake)
    hydraulic dual-circuit brake system with vacuum booster and antilock system; internally ventilated four-wheel disc brakes
  • Parking brake (hand brake)
    mechanical (foot-operated), acting on rear wheels
  • Wheels
    sheet-steel wheels (light-alloy wh. optional, from 09.1991 as standard
  • Wheel rims
    7 1/2 J x 16 H 2
  • Tires
    235/60 ZR 16
  • Driven wheels
    rear wheels
  • Drivetrain
    divided cardan shaft
  • Gearing
    4-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; R. 5.59
  • Final drive ratio
    2.65
  • Maximum speed
    250 km/h (electronically governed)
  • Acceleration 0-100 km/h
    7.0 s; from 09.92: 7.3 s
  • Comments
    acceleration by shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h (2 occupants)
  • Fuel consumption
    10.4 / 12.3 / 17.9 l; from 09.1992: 10.0 / 11.9 / 17.2 l
  • by Guideline
    80/1268/EEC: figures apply to 90 km/h / 120 km/h / urban cycle
  • Wheelbase
    3140 mm
  • Front / rear track
    1603 / 1576 mm; from 06.1993: 1606 / 1579 mm
  • Length
    5213 mm
  • Width
    1886 mm
  • Height
    1495 mm; from 06.1993: 1486 mm
  • Kerb weight
    2010 kg
  • by Guideline
    DIN 70020 (ready to drive, including fuel, spare wheel and tool kit)
  • Gross weight
    2530 kg; from 09.1991: 2660 kg
  • Units produced
    a total of 65,065 (from 07.1990)
  • Prices
    03.1991: DM 123,006.00
    09.1991: DM 126,597.00
    02.1992: DM 130,416.00
    10.1992: DM 131,214.00
    01.1993: DM 136,045.00
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