1998 - 2002 Mercedes-Benz S-class Sedan S 500 V8 (306 Hp) 5G-TRONIC - specs, fuel economy, dimensions, MPG

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Mercedes-Benz S-class Sedan S 500 V8 (306 Hp) 5G-TRONIC - specs, MPG, dimensions

General information
BrandMercedes-Benz
Model S-class
Model year of the generation and generation1998, S-class (W220)
Engine / Trim S 500 V8 (306 Hp) 5G-TRONIC
Production years1998 - 2002
Powertrain Architecture Internal Combustion engine
Body type5-Seat 4-Door Sedan
Performance specs
Fuel economy at Low speed (WLTP) N/A
Fuel economy at Medium speed (WLTP) N/A
Fuel economy at high speed (WLTP) N/A
Fuel economy at very high speed (WLTP) N/A
Fuel economy - combined (WLTP) N/A
CO2 emissions (WLTP)N/A
Fuel economy - urban 12 US MPG
15 UK MPG
5.2 km/l
19.4 l/100km
Fuel economy - extra urban 24 US MPG
29 UK MPG
10.1 km/l
9.9 l/100km
Fuel economy - combined 18 US MPG
21 UK MPG
7.5 km/l
13.4 l/100km
CO2 emissions515 g/mi
320 g/km
Fuel Type Petrol (Gasoline)
Acceleration 0 - 60 mph 6.2 s
Acceleration 0 - 62 mph6.5 s
Acceleration 0 - 100 km/h6.5 s
Acceleration 0 - 200 km/h N/A
Acceleration 0 - 300 km/h N/A
Maximum speed 155 mph
250 km/h
100 km/h - 0 N/A
200 km/h - 0 N/A
Emission standard N/A
Weight-to-power ratio 12.8 lbs/hp
5.8 kg/hp
171.9 hp/tonne
Weight-to-torque ratio 11.6 lbs/lb-ft
190.6 lb-ft/tonne
3.9 kg/Nm
258.4 Nm/tonne
Internal combustion engine specs
Power 306 hp @ 5500 rpm.
Power per litre 61.6 hp/l
Torque 339.3 lb-ft or 460 Nm @ 3000-4250 rpm.
Max engine rpm (redline) N/A
Engine layout Front, Longitudinal
Engine Model/Code M 113 E 50/113.960
Engine displacement 303.04 cu in
4966 cm3
5 l
Engine configuration8 cylinders, V-engine
Bore x Stroke 3.82 x 3.31 in
97 x 84 mm
Compression ratio 10:1
Number of valves per cylinder 3
Fuel injection system Multi-point indirect injection
Engine aspiration Naturally aspirated engine
Valvetrain N/A
Engine oil capacity 8.45 US qt
7.04 UK qt
8 l
Engine oil specification 0W-30, 0W-40, 5W-30, 5W-40, 10W-40 / MB 229.3
0W-30, 0W-40, 5W-30, 5W-40 / MB 229.5
Coolant capacity 12.15 US qt
10.12 UK qt
11.5 l
Engine systemsN/A
Space, Volume and weights
Curb Weight 3924.2 lbs
1780 kg
Permissible maximum weight 5247 lbs
2380 kg
Maximum load1322.8 lbs
600 kg
Minimum Trunk space 17.66 cu ft
500 l cu ft
Fuel tank capacity 23.25 US gal
19.36 UK gal
88 l
AdBlue tank N/A
Max. roof load N/A
Permissible trailer load with brakes on 8% slope N/A
Permissible trailer load with brakes on 12% slope N/A
Permissible trailer load without brakes N/A
Permissible towbar download N/A
Dimensions
Length 198.35 in
5038 mm
Width 73.03 in
1855 mm
Width with mirrors folded N/A
Width including mirrors N/A
Height 56.85 in
1444 mm
Wheelbase 116.73 in
2965 mm
Front track 61.97 in
1574 mm
Rear track 61.97 in
1574 mm
Front overhang 34.13 in
867 mm
Rear overhang 47.48 in
1206 mm
Ride height (ground clearance) N/A
Drag coefficient (Cd) 0.27
Minimum turning circle (turning diameter) 38.4 ft
11.7 m
Approach angle N/A
Departure angle N/A
Ramp-over angle N/A
Climb angle N/A
Wading depth N/A
Drivetrain, brakes and suspension specs
Drivetrain Architecture The Internal combustion engine (ICE) drives the rear wheels of the vehicle.
Drive wheel Rear wheel drive
Number of gears and type of the gearbox5 gears, G-TRONIC automatic transmission
Front suspension Wishbone
Rear suspension Transverse stabilizer
Front brakesVentilated discs
Rear brakesDisc
Assisting systemsABS (Anti-lock braking system)
Steering type Steering rack and pinion, Hydraulic Assisted
Tires size 225/60 R16W
Wheel rims size7.5J x 16

What are the production years of 1998 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W220) S 500 V8 (306 Hp) 5G-TRONIC?
The 1998 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W220) S 500 V8 (306 Hp) 5G-TRONIC was produced from 1998 until 2002. The exact production years of 1998 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W220) S 500 V8 (306 Hp) 5G-TRONIC are 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002.

What is the powertrain of the 1998 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W220) S 500 V8 (306 Hp) 5G-TRONIC?
The powertrain unit of 1998 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W220) S 500 V8 (306 Hp) 5G-TRONIC is Internal Combustion engine.

What is the bodystyle of the 1998 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W220) S 500 V8 (306 Hp) 5G-TRONIC?
The bodystyle of the 1998 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W220) S 500 V8 (306 Hp) 5G-TRONIC is 5-seat 4-door Sedan.

What are the performance specs of 1998 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W220) S 500 V8 (306 Hp) 5G-TRONIC in terms of fuel economy, fuel consumption and emissions, regarding the manufacturer Mercedes-Benz?
Regarding the manufacturer Mercedes-Benz, the performance specs of 1998 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W220) S 500 V8 (306 Hp) 5G-TRONIC in terms of fuel economy, fuel consumption and emissions are as follows. The fuel consumption, measured in urban conditions is 19.4 l/100 km, as the fuel economy in urban conditions is 12.1 US mpg or 14.6 imperial mpg. The fuel consumption, measured in extra urban conditions is 9.9 l/100 km, as the fuel economy in extra urban conditions is 23.8 US mpg or 28.5 imperial mpg. The combined fuel consumption is 13.4 l/100 km, as the combined fuel economy is 17.6 US mpg or 21.1 imperial mpg. The combined CO2 emissions are 320 grams per kilometre or 515 grams per mile.

What is the type of fuel which 1998 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W220) S 500 V8 (306 Hp) 5G-TRONIC uses?
The 1998 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W220) S 500 V8 (306 Hp) 5G-TRONIC uses Petrol (Gasoline).

How fast is the 1998 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W220) S 500 V8 (306 Hp) 5G-TRONIC?
The 1998 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W220) S 500 V8 (306 Hp) 5G-TRONIC can accelerate from standstill to 100 km/h or 62 mph for 6.5 seconds. Regarding the Mercedes-Benz, the maximum speed of 1998 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W220) S 500 V8 (306 Hp) 5G-TRONIC is 250 km/h or 155 mph.

What is the maximum power of the combustion engine of 1998 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W220) S 500 V8 (306 Hp) 5G-TRONIC?
The maximum power of the combustion engine of the 1998 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W220) S 500 V8 (306 Hp) 5G-TRONIC is 306 hp. It is achieved at 5500 prm. The specific output is 61.6 hp per l.

What is the maximum torque of the combustion engine of 1998 Mercedes-Benz S-class Sedan S 500 V8 (306 Hp) 5G-TRONIC?
The maximum torque of the combustion engine of the 1998 Mercedes-Benz S-class Sedan S 500 V8 (306 Hp) 5G-TRONIC is 460 Nm or 339.3 lb-ft. It is achieved at 3000-4250 prm. The specific torque is 92.6 Nm per l or 68.3 lb-ft per l.

What are the layout and the code of the combustion engine of 1998 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W220) S 500 V8 (306 Hp) 5G-TRONIC?
The layout of the combustion engine of 1998 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W220) S 500 V8 (306 Hp) 5G-TRONIC is Front, Longitudinal. The engine code of the ICE is M 113 E 50/113.960.

What are the engine displacement, cylinder layout and bore x stroke of the 1998 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W220) S 500 V8 (306 Hp) 5G-TRONIC?
The engine displacement of the 1998 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W220) S 500 V8 (306 Hp) 5G-TRONIC is 4966 cm3 or 303.04 cu in or 5 l.The ICE has 8 cylinders. The cylinder layout is V-engine. Bore x stroke are 97 x 84 mm or 3.82 x 3.31. Bore to stroke ratio is 1.15:1. The engine is over-square.

What is the compression ratio of the combustion engine of 1998 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W220) S 500 V8 (306 Hp) 5G-TRONIC? How many valves does the engine have?
The combustion engine of the 1998 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W220) S 500 V8 (306 Hp) 5G-TRONIC has a compression ration of 10:1. It has 3 valves per cylinder or 24 valves at all.

What is the fuel injection system, the engine aspiration and the valvetrain of 1998 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W220) S 500 V8 (306 Hp) 5G-TRONIC?
The 1998 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W220) S 500 V8 (306 Hp) 5G-TRONIC has a internal combustion engine, or a thermal (also called heat) engine. The fuel injection system of this engine is Multi-point indirect injection. The engine aspiration is Naturally aspirated engine.

What is the recommended engine oil and how much oil does a 1998 Mercedes-Benz S-class Sedan S 500 V8 (306 Hp) 5G-TRONIC take?
The 1998 Mercedes-Benz S-class Sedan S 500 V8 (306 Hp) 5G-TRONIC takes 8 l or 8.45 US qt or 7.04 UK qt. The recommended oil viscosity / specifications are as follows:
0W-30, 0W-40, 5W-30, 5W-40, 10W-40 / MB 229.3
0W-30, 0W-40, 5W-30, 5W-40 / MB 229.5