1993 Mercedes-Benz 320 E W 124

The 320 E is an automobile from Mercedes-Benz, with rear wheel drive, a front mounted engine and a Bruno Sacco/Joseph Gallitzendörfer/Peter Pfeiffer-designed 4 door saloon body style. The 320 E is part of Mercedes-Benz's W 124 series of cars. The Mercedes-Benz 320 E's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 3.2 litre, double overhead camshaft 6 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. This unit produces 217 bhp (220 PS/162 kW) of power at 5500 rpm, and maximum torque of 310 N·m (229 lb·ft/31.6 kgm) at 3750 rpm. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission. The stated kerb weight is 1560 kg. Its maximum speed stated is 235 km/h or 146 mph.

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1993 Mercedes-Benz 320 E W 124 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4740 mm
How heavy?
1560 kg
What size engine?
3.2 litre, 3199 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
220 PS / 217 bhp / 162 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
310 Nm / 229 ft.lb / 31.6 kgm @ 3750 rpm
How fast?
235 km/h, 146 mph

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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 2799 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5A 2799 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 2962 cm3 234 PS 231 bhp 172 kW 1488 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 5M 2599 cm3 166 PS 163.5 bhp 122 kW 1490 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 5M 2599 cm3 160 PS 158 bhp 118 kW 1490 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 4A 2599 cm3 166 PS 163.5 bhp 122 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 4A 2599 cm3 160 PS 158 bhp 118 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1997 cm3 109 PS 107.5 bhp 80 kW 1280 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1997 cm3 105 PS 104 bhp 78 kW 1280 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1997 cm3 109 PS 107.5 bhp 80 kW 1260 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 1997 cm3 124 PS 122 bhp 91 kW 1390 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 2299 cm3 134 PS 132 bhp 98 kW 1400 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 2497 cm3 95 PS 94 bhp 70 kW 1370 kg
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 2599 cm3 170 PS 168 bhp 125 kW 1422 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 2996 cm3 111 PS 109 bhp 81 kW 1410 kg
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 2962 cm3 191 PS 188 bhp 140 kW 1340 kg
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 1997 cm3 76 PS 75 bhp 56 kW 1280 kg

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1993 Mercedes-Benz 320 E data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
DesignerBruno Sacco/Joseph Gallitzendörfer/Peter Pfeiffer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2800 110.2
Track/tread (front) 1497 58.9
Track/tread (rear) 1488 58.6
Length 4740 186.6
Width 1740 68.5
Height 1431 56.3
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.69
Kerb weight 1560 kg 3439
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
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 3.2 litre
3199 cc
(195.215 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 89.9 × 84 mm
3.54 × 3.31 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.07
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
220 PS (217 bhp) (162 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
67.8 bhp/litre
1.11 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
310 Nm (229 ft·lb) (31.6 kgm)
at 3750 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
96.91 Nm/litre
1.17 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system EFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1217.7 kPa (176.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 7
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 533.17 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 235 km/h (146 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 141.04 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
103.73 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
139.1 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.64 kg/kW
16.1 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
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
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.67
general
Carfolio.com ID64713
Production total
Model code
Model family W 124
RAC rating 30.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1993 Mercedes-Benz 320 E added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-06-19.