1986 Mercedes-Benz 300E (W124)


Technical tidbits:
Engine/drivetrain:
     Inline 6-cylinder, SOHC (M103)
     Fuel injection: Bosch KE/III Jetronic
     Bore x stroke: 88.50 mm x 80.25 mm (3.48 in. x 3.16 in.)
     Displacement:  2962 cc/3.0 liter   (180.8 ci)
     Compression ratio: 9.2:1
     Redline: 6350 RPM
     HP: 177 @ 5700 rpm
     Torque: 188 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm

     5 speed manual or automatic
     Gear ratios (5-speed)
        5th  (0.80)   2.46:1
        4th  (1.00)   3.07:1
        3rd  (1.38)   4.24:1
        2nd  (2.18)   6.69:1
        1st  (3.86)  11.85:1
     Final drive ratio: 3.07:1

Chassis:
     Front  - independent modified MacPherson strut
     Rear   - independent 5-link
     Brakes - (F) 11.1 inch vented discs
            - (R) 10.2 inch discs
     Wheels - 15 x 6.5 light alloy, 49mm offset

Dimensions:
     Wheelbase - 110.2 in. (2800 mm)
     Length    - 187.2 in. (4755 mm)
     Weight    - 3295 lb.  (1495 kg)
     Width     - 68.5 in.  (1740 mm)
     Height    - 56.9 in.  (1446 mm)
     Track (F) - 58.9 in.  (1497 mm)
           (R) - 58.6 in.  (1488 mm)
     Fuel cap. - 18.5 gal. (70 l)
     Cd drag   - 0.31

Safety:
     Anti-lock brake system, ABS
     Driver-side air bag, SRS

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