• Ssangyong Chairman V8 5000

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Key facts

Ssangyong Chairman V8 5000, 2011 MY information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5110 mm
How heavy?
1960 kg
What size engine?
5 litre, 4966 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
306 PS / 302 bhp / 225 kW @ 5600 rpm
How much torque?
441 Nm / 325 / 45 kgm @ 4000 rpm
What carbon dioxide emissions?
320.0 CO2 g/km


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2011 Ssangyong Chairman V8 5000 technical specifications


The Ssangyong Chairman V8 5000 is a 4 door saloon (sedan)-bodied car with a front located engine supplying power to the rear wheels.
The 8 cylinder, single overhead camshaft naturally aspirated powerplant has 3 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 5 litres. In this application it develops power and torque figures of 302 bhp (306 PS/225 kW) at 5600 rpm and 441 Nm (325 lbft/45 kgm) at 4000 rpm respectively.
A 7 speed automatic 'box transmits the power to the driven wheels.
The Ssangyong Chairman V8 5000 weighs a claimed 1960 kg at the kerb.
2011 Ssangyong Chairman V8 5000 data
Ssangyong Chairman V8 5000, 2011 MY data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2970 116.9
Track/tread (front) 1600 63
Track/tread (rear) 1590 62.6
Length 5110 201.2
Width 1895 74.6
Height 1495 58.9
Ground clearance 175 6.9
length:wheelbase ratio 1.72
Kerb weight 1960 kg 4321 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 83 litres 18.3 UK Gal 21.9 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Mercedes-Benz
Engine code XGi5000
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 5 litre
4966 cc
(303.044 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 97 × 84 mm
3.82 × 3.31 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.15
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
3 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output 306 PS (302 bhp) (225 kW)
at 5600 rpm
Specific output 60.8 bhp/litre
1 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 441 Nm (325 ft·lb) (45 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque 88.8 Nm/litre
1.07 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio
Fuel system EFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1115.9 kPa (161.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 620.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 156.22 PS/g
114.9 kW/g
154.08 bhp/ton
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.7 kg/kW
14.54 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions 320.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK) M
CO2 Effizienz (DE) G
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front P245/45 R 19
Tyres rear P245/45 R 19
Brakes F/R VeD/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 7 speed automatic
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general ID239800
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 46.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2011 Ssangyong Chairman V8 5000 added 2011-04-14.
Last modified 2013-04-22.

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