Key facts

1986 Mercedes-Benz 200 TE S 124 information summary

What body style?
estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4775 mm
How heavy?
1460 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1997 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
120 PS / 118 bhp / 88 kW
How much torque?
172 Nm / 127 / 17.5 kgm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 12.9 s
How fast?
180 km/h, 112 mph


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1986 Mercedes-Benz 200 TE technical specifications


This car has a 5 door estate/station wagon type body designed by Bruno Sacco/Joseph Gallitzendörfer/Peter Pfeiffer with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels.
The Mercedes-Benz 200 TE is one of the S 124 range of cars from Mercedes-Benz.
Its 4 cylinder, single overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 2 litres. It produces power and torque figures of 118 bhp (120 PS/88 kW) and 172 Nm (127 lbft/17.5 kgm) respectively.
A 5 speed manual 'box transmits the power to the driven wheels.
Claimed kerb weight is 1460 kg.
It is said to be able to manage a top speed of 180 km/h (112 mph).
1986 Mercedes-Benz 200 TE data
1986 Mercedes-Benz 200 TE S 124 data
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
DesignerBruno Sacco/Joseph Gallitzendörfer/Peter Pfeiffer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2800 110.2
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4775 188
Width 1880 74
Height 1445 56.9
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.71
Kerb weight 1460 kg 3219 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Mercedes-Benz
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1997 cc
(121.864 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 89 × 80.25 mm
3.5 × 3.16 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.11
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 120 PS (118 bhp) (88 kW)
Specific output 59.1 bhp/litre
0.97 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 172 Nm (127 ft·lb) (17.5 kgm)
Specific torque 86.13 Nm/litre
1.04 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1082.3 kPa (157 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 499.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 12.9 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 180 km/h (112 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 81.95 PS/g
60.27 kW/g
80.82 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.59 kg/kW
27.72 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.W.ARB.
Rear suspension I.5Li.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general ID7304
Production total
Model code
Model family S 124
RAC rating 19.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1986 Mercedes-Benz 200 TE added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-06-19.

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