1991 Mercedes-Benz 300 CE-24 Cabriolet A 124 A 124 E 30/2

This car has a 2 door convertible/cabriolet body style with a front mounted engine driving through the rear wheels. The 300 CE-24 Cabriolet forms part of Mercedes-Benz's A 124 range of cars. The 6 cylinder, double overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 4 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 3 litres. For this model it provides power and torque figures of 217 bhp (220 PS/162 kW) at 6400 rpm and 265 Nm (195 lbft/27 kgm) at 4600 rpm respectively. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels by means of a 5 speed manual transmission. It weighs a claimed 1710 kg at the kerb. The Mercedes-Benz 300 CE-24 Cabriolet is claimed to attain a maxiumum speed of 235 km/h which is 146 mph, stated fuel consumption figures are 8.6/10.6/15.4 l/100km 90 km/h / 120 km/h / urban per 80/1268/ECE.

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Mercedes-Benz 300 CE-24 Cabriolet -
Mercedes-Benz 300 CE-24 Cabriolet
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Key facts

1991 Mercedes-Benz 300 CE-24 Cabriolet A 124 A 124 E 30/2 information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 2+2 seats
How long?
4655 mm
How heavy?
1710 kg
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 @ 4600 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 9 s
How fast?
235 km/h, 146 mph
How economical?
8.6/10.6/15.4 l/100km 90 km/h / 120 km/h / urban per 80/1268/ECE

Mercedes-Benz A 124 models

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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 1998 cm3 136 PS 134 bhp 100 kW
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 3606 cm3 272 PS 268 bhp 200 kW 1540 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 2199 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 1640 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 2199 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 3199 cm3 220 PS 217 bhp 162 kW 1720 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5A 3199 cm3 220 PS 217 bhp 162 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 3199 cm3 220 PS 217 bhp 162 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5A 2962 cm3 220 PS 217 bhp 162 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 2962 cm3 220 PS 217 bhp 162 kW

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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300 CE-24 Cabriolet data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
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 1391 mm 54.8 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.71
Kerb weight 1710 kg 3770 lb
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 4600 rpm
Specific torque 89.47 Nm/litre
1.08 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system Bosch KE-Jetronic fuel 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 9 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 235 km/h (146 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 128.66 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
94.63 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
126.9 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.57 kg/kW
17.65 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 8.6/10.6/15.4 l/100km 90 km/h / 120 km/h / urban per 80/1268/ECE
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km8.6/10.6/15.4 l/100km 90kmph/120kmph/urban
km/litre11.6/9.4/6.5 km/l 90kmph/120kmph/urban
UK MPG32.8/26.6/18.3 UK MPG 90kmph/120kmph/urban
US MPG27.4/22.2/15.3 US MPG 90kmph/120kmph/urban
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 315.06 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
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 6½J x 15 H2
Wheel size rear 6½J x 15 H2
Tyres front 195/65 ZR 15
Tyres rear 195/65 ZR 15
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.27
general
Carfolio.com ID526559
Production total
Model code A 124 E 30/2
Model family A 124
RAC rating 29.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1991 Mercedes-Benz 300 CE-24 Cabriolet added 2017-07-26.
Last modified 2017-07-26.