Key facts

2005 Mercedes-Benz CLK 280 C 209 information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4652 mm
How heavy?
1580 kg
What size engine?
3 litre, 2996 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
231 PS / 228 bhp / 170 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
300 Nm / 221 ft.lb / 30.6 kgm @ 2500 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 7.40 s
How fast?
250 km/h, 155 mph
How economical?
13.3/6.8/9.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
220 CO2 g/km

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2005 Mercedes-Benz CLK 280 technical specifications

Introduction

The Mercedes-Benz CLK 280 is a 2 door coupé style car with a front positioned engine supplying power to the rear wheels.
It forms part of Mercedes-Benz's C 209 range of cars.
The 6 cylinder, double overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 4 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 3 litres. This unit develops power and torque figures of 228 bhp (231 PS/170 kW) at 6000 rpm and 300 Nm (221 lbft/30.6 kgm) at 2500 rpm respectively.
The engine drives the wheels via a 6 speed manual gearbox.
It weighs a claimed 1580 kg at the kerb.
Top quoted speed is 250 km/h or 155 mph, quoted fuel consumption figures are 13.3/6.8/9.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 220 g/km.
2005 Mercedes-Benz CLK 280 data
2005 Mercedes-Benz CLK 280 C 209 data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2715 106.9
Track/tread (front) 1505 59.3
Track/tread (rear) 1474 58
Length 4652 183.1
Width 1740 68.5
Height 1413 55.6
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.71
Kerb weight 1580 kg 3483 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 62 litres 13.6 UK Gal 16.4 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Mercedes-Benz
Engine code
Cylinders V 6
Capacity 3 litre
2996 cc
(182.827 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88 × 82.1 mm
3.46 × 3.23 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.07
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output 231 PS (228 bhp) (170 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output 76.1 bhp/litre
1.25 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 300 Nm (221 ft·lb) (30.6 kgm)
at 2500 rpm
Specific torque 100.13 Nm/litre
1.21 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 11.3:1
Fuel system EFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1258.3 kPa (182.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 499.33 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 7.40 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 250 km/h (155 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 146.31 PS/g
107.61 kW/g
144.3 bhp/ton
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.29 kg/kW
15.52 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 13.3/6.8/9.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km13.3/6.8/9.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre7.5/14.7/10.9 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG21.2/41.5/30.7 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG17.7/34.6/25.6 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 220 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 213.44 g/km
VED band (UK) K
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion VPAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.3Li.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.MultiLi.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 7J x 16
Wheel size rear 7J x 16
Tyres front 205/55 R 16 V
Tyres rear 225/50 R 16 V
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 300 mm
Rear brake diameter 290 mm
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.84
Final drive ratio 3.07
general
Carfolio.com ID134255
Production total
Model code
Model family C 209
RAC rating 28.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2005 Mercedes-Benz CLK 280 added 2005-11-10.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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