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1986 Mercedes-Benz 300 TE S 124 S 124 E 30 information summary

What body style?
estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4765 mm
What size engine?
3 litre, 2962 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
188 PS / 185 bhp / 138 kW @ 5700 rpm
How much torque?
260 Nm / 192 ft.lb / 26.5 kgm @ 4400 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 8.20 s
How fast?
215 km/h, 134 mph
How economical?
7.4/9.4/13.8 l/100km 90km/h / 120km/h / urban

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1986 Mercedes-Benz 300 TE technical specifications

Introduction

The Mercedes-Benz 300 TE is an estate/station wagon designed by Bruno Sacco/Joseph Gallitzendörfer/Peter Pfeiffer with 5 doors and a front mounted engine which supplies its power through the rear wheels.
The 300 TE is part of Mercedes-Benz's S 124 series of cars.
Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 3 litre, single overhead camshaft 6 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. In this application it produces 185 bhp (188 PS/138 kW) of power at 5700 rpm, and maximum torque of 260 N·m (192 lb·ft/26.5 kgm) at 4400 rpm.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission.
It is said to be able to attain a top speed of 215 km/h, or 134 mph, official fuel consumption figures are 7.4/9.4/13.8 l/100km 90km/h / 120km/h / urban.
1986 Mercedes-Benz 300 TE data
1986 Mercedes-Benz 300 TE S 124 S 124 E 30 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
DesignerBruno Sacco/Joseph Gallitzendörfer/Peter Pfeiffer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2800 110.2
Track/tread (front) 1497 58.9
Track/tread (rear) 1485 58.5
Length 4765 187.6
Width 1740 68.5
Height 1445 56.9
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.7
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 72 litres 15.8 UK Gal 19 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Mercedes-Benz
Engine code M 103 E 30 / 103.985
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 3 litre
2962 cc
(180.752 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88.5 × 80.25 mm
3.48 × 3.16 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.1
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 188 PS (185 bhp) (138 kW)
at 5700 rpm
Specific output 62.5 bhp/litre
1.02 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 260 Nm (192 ft·lb) (26.5 kgm)
at 4400 rpm
Specific torque 87.78 Nm/litre
1.06 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system Bo KE-Jet fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1103.1 kPa (160 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 7
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 493.67 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 8.20 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 215 km/h (134 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 7.4/9.4/13.8 l/100km 90km/h / 120km/h / urban
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km7.4/9.4/13.8 l/100km 90kmph/120kmph/urban
km per litre13.5/10.6/7.2 km/l 90kmph/120kmph/urban
UK MPG38.2/30.1/20.5 UK MPG 90kmph/120kmph/urban
US MPG31.8/25.0/17.0 US MPG 90kmph/120kmph/urban
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 280.95 g/km
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering recirculating ball PAS
turns lock-to-lock 3.000
Turning circle
Front suspension I.W.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.MLS.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 6.5J x 15 H 2
Wheel size rear 6.5J x 15 H 2
Tyres front 195/65 VR 15
Tyres rear 195/65 VR 15
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 284 mm
Rear brake diameter 278 mm
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.80
Final drive ratio 3.27
general
Carfolio.com ID108339
Production total
Model code S 124 E 30
Model family S 124
RAC rating 29.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1986 Mercedes-Benz 300 TE added 2003-04-12.
Last modified 2013-06-19.

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