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Key facts

1998 Mercedes-Benz CLK 230 Kompressor Cabriolet A 208 information summary

What body style?
convertible/cabriolet with 2+2 seats
How long?
4567 mm
How heavy?
1645 kg
What size engine?
2.3 litre, 2295 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
197 PS / 194 bhp / 145 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
280 Nm / 207 ft.lb / 28.6 kgm @ 2500-5000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 8.80 s
How fast?
230 km/h, 143 mph
What carbon dioxide emissions?
240 CO2 g/km

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1998 Mercedes-Benz CLK 230 Kompressor Cabriolet technical specifications

Introduction

The Mercedes-Benz CLK 230 Kompressor Cabriolet is a 2 door convertible/cabriolet-bodied automobile with a front located engine supplying power to the rear wheels.
The CLK 230 Kompressor Cabriolet is part of Mercedes-Benz's A 208 range of cars.
Its 4 cylinder, double overhead camshaft supercharged powerplant has 4 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 2.3 litres. This unit produces power and torque figures of 194 bhp (197 PS/145 kW) at 5500 rpm and 280 Nm (207 lbft/28.6 kgm) at 2500-5000 rpm respectively.
Power is transmitted to the wheels via a 6 speed manual gearbox.
Quoted weight at the kerb is 1645 kg.
Top stated speed is 230 km/h (143 mph), and carbon dioxide emissions are 240 g/km.
1998 Mercedes-Benz CLK 230 Kompressor Cabriolet data
1998 Mercedes-Benz CLK 230 Kompressor Cabriolet A 208 data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2690 105.9
Track/tread (front) 1505 59.3
Track/tread (rear) 1474 58
Length 4567 179.8
Width 1722 67.8
Height 1380 54.3
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.7
Kerb weight 1645 kg 3627 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 62 litres 13.6 UK Gal 16.4 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.320
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type supercharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Mercedes-Benz
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2.3 litre
2295 cc
(140.049 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 90.9 × 88.4 mm
3.58 × 3.48 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.03
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 197 PS (194 bhp) (145 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output 84.5 bhp/litre
1.39 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 280 Nm (207 ft·lb) (28.6 kgm)
at 2500-5000 rpm
Specific torque 122 Nm/litre
1.47 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system Bosch HFM fuel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1533.2 kPa (222.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 573.75 cc
Aspiration S/Charged
Compressor
Intercooler
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 8.80 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 230 km/h (143 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 119.57 PS/g
87.94 kW/g
117.93 bhp/ton
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.37 kg/kW
18.99 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions 240 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
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
Turning circle
Front suspension I.DW.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.MultiLi.CS.
Wheel size front 7J x 16 ET 37
Wheel size rear 7J x 16 ET 37
Tyres front 205/55 R 16
Tyres rear 205/55 R 16
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.84
Final drive ratio 3.07
general
Carfolio.com ID195987
Production total
Model code
Model family A 208
RAC rating 20.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1998 Mercedes-Benz CLK 230 Kompressor Cabriolet added 2009-03-17.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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