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1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 Mercedes CL 500 W140

Spec Summary

Petrol EnginePetrol Engine

5L V8

Top SpeedTop Speed

155 mph

0 - 62 mph Acceleration0 - 62 mph Acceleration

7.3 sec

Maximum BHPMaximum BHP

316 BHP

Fuel Economy (combined)Fuel Economy (combined)

23.2 mpg

Drivetrain Layout

Front - RWD

Kerb WeightkgKerb Weight

2080 kg

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Performance RatingPerformance Rating2.4
Environment RatingEnvironment Rating1
Practicality RatingPracticality Rating2.6
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1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 Mercedes CL 500 W140

Performance Data
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Top Speed

155 mph250 Km/h

0-62 mph

7.3 sec

Fuel Economy

23.2 mpg

Fuel Range

510 Miles821 Km

Power-to-Weight

152 BHP/Tonne6.58 kg/BHP

Petrol Engine
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Size

5 Litre4973cc

Configuration

V8

Peak Power

316 BHP320 ps

Peak Power @

5600 RPM

Specific Output

63 BHP/L

Peak Torque

470 NM347 lb/ft

Peak Torque @

3900 RPM

Valvetrain

DOHC

Valves/Cylinder

4

Compression Ratio

10:1

Bore x Stroke

96.5mm x 85mm

Fuel Injection

Multi-point

Position

Front Engine

Orientation

Longitudinal

Fuel Tank Size

100 Litres

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RWD Drivetrain
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Gearbox (AT)

5 Gears

Tyres

255/45R18 Z

Front Suspension

Double Wishbone

Rear Suspension

Multi-Link

Front Brakes

Vented Disc

Rear Brakes

Vented Disc

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General Details
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Doors

2

Seats

4

Cargo Space

505 L

Kerb Weight

2080 kg

Gross Weight

2600 kg

Tow Capacity

2100 kg

Length

5065 mm

Width

1912 mm

Height

1452 mm

Wheelbase

2945 mm

Front Track

1614 mm

Rear Track

1587 mm

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