1994 Mercedes-Benz E500 (W124)


Technical tidbits:
Engine/drivetrain:
     V-8, aluminum alloy block and heads, DOHC (M119)
     Fuel injection: Bosch LH
     Bore x stroke: 96.50 mm x 85.00 mm (3.80 in. x 3.35 in.)
     Displacement: 4,973 cc/5.0 liter  (303.5 ci) 
     Compression ratio: 10:1
     Redline: 
     HP: 315 @ 5600 rpm
     Torque: 347 lb-ft @ 3900 rpm

     4 speed automatic
     Gear ratios
        4th  (1.00)   2.82:1
        3rd  (1.44)   4.06:1
        2nd  (2.25)   6.35:1
        1st  (3.87)  10.91:1
     Final drive ratio: 2.82:1 with ASR (traction control)

Chassis:
     Front  - independent modified MacPherson strut
     Rear   - independent 5-link
     Brakes - (F) 12.6 inch vented rotors (320 mm)
            - (R) 
     Wheels - 16 x 8 light alloy, 34 mm offset

Dimensions:
     Wheelbase - 110.2 in. (2800 mm)
     Length    - 187.2 in. (4755 mm)
     Weight    - 3855 lb.  (1752 kg)
     Width     - 70.7 in.  (1796 mm)
     Height    - 55.4 in.  (1407 mm)
     Track (F) - 60.4 in.  (1534 mm)
           (R) - 60.0 in.  (1524 mm)
     Fuel cap. - 23.8 gal. (90 l)
     Cd drag   - 0.32

Safety:
     Anti-lock brake system, ABS
     Driver & passenger front air bags, SRS

USA Sales:
     Year         Number imported
     
     1992 (500E)      633
     1993 (500E)      498
     1994 (E500)      374

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