Press Kit: New features for the Mercedes-Benz R-Class
Stuttgart
Aug 02, 2006
Technical data R-Class
tech. Daten en Mercedes-Benz R 280 CDI 4MATIC

Engine

No. of cylinders/arrangement

 

6/V, 4 valves per cylinder

Displacement

cc

2987

Bore x stroke

mm

83 x 92

Rated output

kW/hp

140/190 at 4000 rpm

Rated torque

Nm

440 at 1400-2800 rpm

Compression ratio

 

18 : 1

Mixture formation

 

Common-rail direct injection, turbocharger, EDC

Power transfer

Drive

 

Permanent all-wheel drive, 50 : 50 torque distribution

Transmission type

 

Seven-speed automatic

Ratios

Final drive

1st gear

2nd gear

3rd gear

4th gear

5th gear

6th gear

7th gear

Reverse

2.92

4.38

2.86

1.92

1.37

1.00

0.82

0.73

-3.42/-2.23

Chassis

Front axle

Double wishbone suspension, anti-dive, coil springs, gas-pressure shock absorbers, stabiliser

Rear axle

Four-link suspension, anti-squat and anti-lift control,

 

air suspension, gas-pressure shock absorbers, stabiliser

Brakes

Disc brakes all-round, front internally ventilated, drum-type parking brake at rear, ABS, Brake Assist, ESP®, 4ETS

Steering

Rack-and-pinion speed-sensitive power steering, steering

damper

Wheels

7.5 J x 17 ET 56

Tyres

235/65 R 17

Dimensions and weights

Wheelbase

mm

2980

Track width front/rear

mm

1665/1658

Overall length

mm

4922

Overall width

mm

1922

Overall height

mm

1656

Turning circle

m

12.4

Load capacity*

l

314-2385

Kerb weight acc. to EC

kg

2220

Payload (without driver)

kg

645

Gross vehicle weight

kg

2865

Tank capacity/incl. reserve

L

80/13

Performance and fuel consumption

Acceleration 0 - 100 km/h

s

9.8

Maximum speed

km/h

210

Fuel consumption**

l/100 km

9.3

*According to VDA measuring method; **Combined


Mercedes-Benz R 63 AMG 4MATIC

Engine

No. of cylinders/arrangement   8/V, 4 valves per cylinder
Displacement cc 6208
Bore x stroke mm 102.2 x 94.6
Rated output kW/hp 375/510 at 6800 rpm
Rated torque Nm 630 at 5200 rpm
Compression ratio   11.3 : 1
Mixture formation   Microprocessor-controlled fuel injection, HFM

Power transfer

Drive   Permanent all-wheel drive, 40 : 60 torque distribution (front / rear)   
Transmission type   AMG SPEEDSHIFT seven-speed automatic

Ratios

Final drive

1st gear

2nd gear

3rd gear

4th gear

5th gear

6th gear

7th gear

Reverse

3.45

4.38

2.86

1.92

1.37

1.00

0.82

0.73

-3.42/-2.23

Chassis

Front axle Double wishbone suspension, anti-dive, AIRMATIC fully supporting air suspension system with level control, Adaptive Damping System (ADS), torsion bar stabiliser
Rear axle Four-link suspension, anti-squat and anti-lift, AIRMATIC fully supporting air suspension system with level control, Adaptive Damping System (ADS), torsion bar stabiliser
Brakes Hydraulic dual-circuit braking system with vacuum booster and Brake Assist, stepped master brake cylinder, front and rear disc brakes internally ventilated and perforated, foot-operated parking brake, ABS, ESP®, 4ETS
Steering Rack-and-pinion power steering, steering damper
Wheels 8.5 J x 20
Tyres 265/45 R 20

Dimensions and weights

    Short
wheelbase
Long
wheelbase
Wheelbase
mm
2980 3215
Track width front/rear mm 1665/1652 1665/1652
Overall length mm 4922 5157
Overall width mm 1922 1922
Overall height mm 1634 1634
Turning circle m 11.7 12.4
Load capacity* l 244-1950 314-2385
Kerb weight acc. to EC kg 2330 2375
Payload kg 570 575
Gross vehicle weight kg 2900 2950
Tank capacity/incl. reserve l 80/13 80/13

Performance and fuel consumption

Acceleration 0 - 100 km/h s 5.0 5.1
Maximum speed ** km/h 250 250
NEDC overall consumption *** l/100 km 16.3 16.3

*According to VDA measuring method; **Electronically governed; ***Combined

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Zanker
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Fax: +49 711 17-91602
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Anosowitsch
Model Series ML-, G-, GL-, GLK-, R-Class
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