E 420
  • Model
    W 210 E 42
  • Description
    210.072
  • Production
    06.1995 / 02.1996 - 02.1998
  • production start-up pre-production series / standard production - end of production
  • Remarks
    from 10.1997 only available for export
  • 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 42 / 119.985
  • Number of cylinders / arrangement
    8 / 90° V; light-alloy block
  • Bore x Stroke
    92.0 x 78.9 mm
  • Total displacement
    4196 cc
  • Compression ratio
    11.0
  • Rated output
    205 kW / 279 hp at 5700 rpm
  • Rated torque
    400 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-film air mass sensor (Bosch ME engine management)
  • Fuel tank: position / capacity
    above the rear axle / 80 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
    rack-and-pinion parameter power 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
    light-alloy wheels
  • Wheel rims
    7 1/2 J x 16 H 2
  • Tires
    215/55 R 16 93 W
  • 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. 3.59; II. 2.19; III. 1.41; IV. 1.0; V. 0.83; R. 3.16
  • Final drive ratio
    2.82
  • Maximum speed
    250 km/h (electronically governed)
  • Acceleration 0-100 km/h
    7.0 s
  • Comments
    acceleration by shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h (2 occupants)
  • Fuel consumption
    7.9 / 9.4 / 14.4 l
  • by Guideline
    80/1268/EEC: figures apply to 90 km/h / 120 km/h / urban cycle
  • Wheelbase
    2833 mm
  • Front / rear track
    1534 / 1528 mm ("Avantgarde": 1540 / 1531 mm)
  • Length
    4795 mm
  • Width
    1799 mm
  • Height
    1439 mm ("Avantgarde": 1418 mm)
  • Kerb weight
    1690 kg
  • by Guideline
    EC 92/21 (including driver, 68 kg, and baggage, 7 kg; tank 90 % full)
  • Gross weight
    2220 kg
  • Units produced
    31,159
  • Prices
    05.1995: DM 99,417.50
    02.1996: DM 99,820.00
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