1990 Mercedes-Benz 300 CE-24 Automatic C 124 C 124 E 30/2

The 300 CE-24 is a rear wheel drive Bruno Sacco/Joseph Gallitzendörfer/Peter Pfeiffer designed coupé road car with a front mounted engine, from Mercedes-Benz. The 300 CE-24 forms part of Mercedes-Benz's C 124 series of cars. Its 3 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, double overhead camshaft, 6 cylinder that produces 217 bhp (220 PS/162 kW) of power at 6400 rpm, and maximum torque of 265 N·m (195 lb·ft/27 kgm) at 4500 rpm. The engine transmits power to the wheels by means of a 5 speed automatic gearbox. Maximum speed quoted is 232 km/h (144 mph), manufacturer claimed fuel consumption is 8.3/9.9/14.60 l/100km 90km/h / 120km/h / urban.

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Mercedes-Benz E 300 CE-24 Coupé -
Mercedes-Benz E 300 CE-24 Coupé
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Mercedes-Benz E 300 CE-24 Coupé -
Mercedes-Benz E 300 CE-24 Coupé
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Key facts

1990 Mercedes-Benz 300 CE-24 Automatic C 124 C 124 E 30/2 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
4655 mm
What size engine?
3 litre, 2962 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
220 PS / 217 bhp / 162 kW @ 6400 rpm
How much torque?
265 Nm / 195 ft.lb / 27 kgm @ 4500 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 7.8 s
How fast?
232 km/h, 144 mph
How economical?
8.3/9.9/14.60 l/100km 90km/h / 120km/h / urban

Mercedes-Benz C 124 models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 2199 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 1465 kg
Mercedes-Benz 320 CE -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 3199 cm3 220 PS 217 bhp 162 kW 1490 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 3606 cm3 272 PS 268 bhp 200 kW 1540 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 1998 cm3 136 PS 134 bhp 100 kW 1380 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 3199 cm3 220 PS 217 bhp 162 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 1996 cm3 118 PS 116 bhp 87 kW 1360 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 1996 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW 1360 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 1996 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 1996 cm3 118 PS 116 bhp 87 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 2962 cm3 220 PS 217 bhp 162 kW 1470 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 2962 cm3 231 PS 228 bhp 170 kW 1490 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 2962 cm3 220 PS 217 bhp 162 kW
Mercedes-Benz 230 CE -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 2299 cm3 132 PS 130 bhp 97 kW 1340 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 2299 cm3 136 PS 134 bhp 100 kW 1340 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 2299 cm3 136 PS 134 bhp 100 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 2299 cm3 132 PS 130 bhp 97 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 2962 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW 1390 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 2962 cm3 179 PS 177 bhp 132 kW 1390 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 2962 cm3 179 PS 177 bhp 132 kW
Mercedes-Benz 300 CE -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 2962 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW

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1990 Mercedes-Benz 300 CE-24 Automatic data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
DesignerBruno Sacco/Joseph Gallitzendörfer/Peter Pfeiffer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2715 mm 106.9 inches
Track/tread (front) 1501 mm 59.1 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1491 mm 58.7 inches
Length 4655 mm 183.3 inches
Width 1740 mm 68.5 inches
Height 1394 mm 54.9 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.71
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 70 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Mercedes-Benz
Engine code M 104 E 30 / 104.980
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
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output 220 PS (217 bhp) (162 kW)
at 6400 rpm
Specific output 73.3 bhp/litre
1.2 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 265 Nm (195 ft·lb) (27 kgm)
at 4500 rpm
Specific torque 89.47 Nm/litre
1.08 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system Bosch KE5-Jetronic injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1124.3 kPa (163.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 7
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 493.67 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 7.8 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 232 km/h (144 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 8.3/9.9/14.60 l/100km 90km/h / 120km/h / urban
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km8.3/9.9/14.6 l/100km 90kmph/120kmph/urban
km/litre12.0/10.1/6.8 km/l 90kmph/120kmph/urban
UK MPG34.0/28.5/19.3 UK MPG 90kmph/120kmph/urban
US MPG28.3/23.8/16.1 US MPG 90kmph/120kmph/urban
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 298.35 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
turns lock-to-lock 3.300
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.MLi.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 6½J x 15
Wheel size rear 6½J x 15
Tyres front 195/65 ZR 15
Tyres rear 195/65 ZR 15
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S
Front brake diameter 295 mm
Rear brake diameter 278 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.75
Final drive ratio 3.69
general
Carfolio.com ID231990
Production total
Model code C 124 E 30/2
Model family C 124
RAC rating 29.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1990 Mercedes-Benz 300 CE-24 Automatic added 2011-01-28.
Last modified 2013-06-19.