Passive safety: airbag and ABS now standard

  • Date
    1 October 1992
  • Description
    Mercedes-Benz presents the 400 E to the press. It is equipped with a 205 kW / 279 hp 4.2-litre V8 unit from the M 119 engine series and adds a second eight-cylinder model to the 124-series family of mid-sized passenger cars in Germany. At the same time, new four and six-cylinder models equipped with four-valve petrol engines are introduced. The four-cylinder units from the M 111 series come with 2-litre and 2.2-litre displacements, the six-cylinders from the M 104 series have 2.8 litres und 3.2 litres. Airbags and ABS are now fitted as standard on all Mercedes-Benz passenger cars.
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    Mercedes-Benz 400 E saloon, W 124, 1992
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    Mercedes-Benz 400 E saloon, W 124, 1992
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    Mercedes-Benz 320 CE, C 124, 1992
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    Mercedes-Benz 280 TE, S 124, 1992
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    Mercedes-Benz 280 TE, S 124, 1992
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    Mercedes-Benz 320 CE, C 124, 1992
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    Mercedes-Benz 220 E saloon, 124 series, 1992
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