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Mercedes-Benz S-class (W140) - Technical Specs, Fuel consumption, Dimensions
Mercedes-Benz S-class (W140) - Technical Specs, Fuel consumption, Dimensions

Fuel consumption & economy, Dimensions, technical data
(1993-1998) Mercedes-Benz S-class (W140) S 420 V8 (279 Hp) Automatic

General information

BrandMercedes-Benz
Model S-class
Generation S-class (W140)
Modification (Engine) S 420 V8 (279 Hp) Automatic
Start of production 1993 year
End of production 1998 year
Body type Sedan
Seats 5
Doors 4

Performance specs

Fuel consumption (economy) - urban 16 l/100 km 14.7 US mpg
17.66 UK mpg
Fuel consumption (economy) - extra urban 9.7 l/100 km 24.25 US mpg
29.12 UK mpg
Fuel consumption (economy) - combined 12.5 l/100 km 18.82 US mpg
22.6 UK mpg
Fuel Type Petrol (Gasoline)
Acceleration 0 - 100 km/h 8.3 sec
0 - 60 mph (Calculated by Auto-Data.net) 7.9 sec
Maximum speed 245 km/h 152.24 mph

Engine specs

Power 279 hp @ 5700 rpm.
Torque 400 Nm @ 3900 rpm. 295.02 lb.-ft. @ 3900 rpm.
Engine location Front, Longitudinal
Engine displacement 4196 cm3 256.06 cu. in.
Number of cylinders 8
Position of cylinders V engine
Cylinder Bore 92 mm 3.62 in.
Piston Stroke 78.9 mm 3.11 in.
Compression ratio 11
Number of valves per cylinder 4
Fuel System Multi-point indirect injection
Valvetrain DOHC
Engine oil capacity 8 l 8.45 US qt | 7.04 UK qt
Coolant 16.5 l 17.44 US qt | 14.52 UK qt

Space, Volume and weights

Kerb Weight 1990 kg 4387.2 lbs.
Max. weight 2640 kg 5820.2 lbs.
Trunk (boot) space - minimum 525 l 18.54 cu. ft.
Fuel tank capacity 100 l 26.42 US gal | 22 UK gal
Permitted trailer load with brakes (12%) 1950 kg 4299.01 lbs.

Dimensions

Length 5113 mm 201.3 in.
Width 1886 mm 74.25 in.
Height 1486 mm 58.5 in.
Wheelbase 3040 mm 119.69 in.
Front track 1606 mm 63.23 in.
Rear (Back) track 1579 mm 62.17 in.
Minimum turning circle (turning diameter) 12.18 m 39.96 ft.

Drivetrain, brakes and suspension specs

Drive wheel Rear wheel drive
Number of Gears (automatic transmission) 4
Front suspension Double wishbone
Rear suspension Independent, spring multi-link with stabilizer
Front brakesVentilated discs
Rear brakesVentilated discs
ABS yes
Steering type Worm-reduction unit
Power steering Hydraulic Steering
Tires size 235/60 R16
Wheel rims size R16

What is the body type?

Sedan, 4 Doors, 5 Seats

What is the fuel economy?

12.5 l/100 km | 18.82 US mpg | 22.6 UK mpg

How fast is the car?

245 km/h | 152.24 mph
8.3 sec 0-100 km/h
7.9 sec 0-60 mph

How much power?

279 hp, 400 Nm | 295.02 lb.-ft.

What is the drivetrain?

Rear wheel drive

What is the engine size?

4.2 l | 4196 cm3 | 256.06 cu. in.

How many cylinders?

8, V engine

How long is this vehicle?

5113 mm | 201.3 in.

How wide is the vehicle?

1886 mm | 74.25 in.

What is the curb weigh?

1990 kg | 4387.2 lbs.

What is the gross weigh?

2640 kg | 5820.2 lbs.

How much trunk (boot) space?

525 l | 18.54 cu. ft.

How many gears?

4

What type is the gearbox?

automatic transmission

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