Mercedes C 350 2008 Misc Documents Preliminary Technical Data PDF

Note: Preliminary data for U.S. models.
2008 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Preliminary Technical Data
C300 Luxury
C300 Sport
C350 Sport
Vehicle type
Four-door, five passenger sedan
Body
Steel unit body; aluminum front fenders, doors hood and trunk lid
Aerodynamic drag (Cd)
0.29
0.30
Frontal area (m2)
2.17
2.18
Engine
90-degree V6
Material
Aluminum block and cylinder heads; iron cylinder liners
Valve design
Four valves per cylinder
Valvetrain
Double overhead camshaft per cylinder bank;
Duplex chain driven; variable valve timing
Intake System
Two-stage intake manifold, tumble flaps
Fuel System
Sequential multi-point electronic fuel injection
Ignition System
One centrally mounted spark plug
and ignition coil per cylinder
Emission controls
Internal EGR, secondary air injection,
Two three-way catalytic converters with linear oxygen sensors
Displacement (cu. In./cc)
182.7 / 2996
213.5 / 3498
Bore (in./mm)
3.46 / 88.0
3.66 / 92.9
Stroke (in./mm)
3.23 / 82.1
3.39 / 86.0
Compression ratio
11.1 : 1
10.7 : 1
Horsepower (SAE @ rpm)
228 @ 6,000
268 @ 6,000
Torque (lb.-ft. @ rpm)
221 @ 2,700 5,000
258 @ 2,400 5,000
Max. engine speed
6,500
6,700
Automatic Transmission
Seven-speed, adaptive shift logic and Touch Shift
Manual Transmission
Six-Speed (RWD C300 Sport only)
--
Gear Ratios:
1
st
2
nd
3
rd
4
th
5
th
6
th
7
th
Reverse
R2
Manual: Automatic:
5.10 4.38
2.78 2.86
1.75 1.92
1.25 1.37
1.00 1.00
0.81 0.82
-- 0.73
4.63 3.42
-- 2.23
Automatic:
4.38
2.86
1.92
1.37
1.00
0.82
0.73
3.42
2.23
Final drive
3.27 3.07
2.82
Traction System
Full-range ASR
Stability System
ESP Electronic Stability Program
Suspension
Four-wheel independent (Sport models: sport shocks and springs)
Front
Coil-spring strut with two-piece control arm; gas shocks, stabilizer bar
Rear
Five-link with coil springs; gas shocks, stabilizer bar
Steering
Power-assisted rack-and-pinion
Overall ratio
14.5 : 1
Turns, lock-to-lock
2.5

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Note: Preliminary data for U.S. models. 2008 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Preliminary Technical Data C300 Luxury C300 Sport C350 Sport Vehicle type Four-door, five passenger sedan Body Steel unit body; aluminum front fenders, doors hood and trunk lid Aerodynamic drag (Cd) 0.29 0.30 Frontal area (m2) 2.17 2.18 Engine 90-degree V6 Material Aluminum block and cylinder heads; iron cylinder liners Valve design Four valves per cylinder Valvetrain Double overhead camshaft per cylinder bank; Duplex chain driven; variable valve timing Intake System Two-stage intake manifold, tumble flaps Fuel System Sequential multi-point electronic fuel injection Ignition System One centrally mounted spark plug and ignition coil per cylinder Emission controls Internal EGR, secondary air injection, Two three-way catalytic converters with linear oxygen sensors Displacement (cu. In./cc) 182.7 / 2996 213.5 / 3498 Bore (in./mm) 3.46 / 88.0 3.66 / 92.9 Stroke (in./mm) 3.23 / 82.1 3.39 / 86.0 Compression ratio 11.1 : 1 10.7 : 1 Horsepower (SAE @ rpm) 228 @ 6,000 268 @ 6,000 Torque (lb.-ft. @ rpm) 221 @ 2,700 5,000 258 @ 2,400 5,000 Max. engine speed 6,500 6,700 Automatic Transmission Seven-speed, adaptive shift logic and Touch Shift Manual Transmission Six-Speed (RWD C300 Sport only) -- Gear Ratios: 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th Reverse R2 Manual: Automatic: 5.10 4.38 2.78 2.86 1.75 1.92 1.25 1.37 1.00 1.00 0.81 0.82 -- 0.73 4.63 3.42 -- 2.23 Automatic: 4.38 2.86 1.92 1.37 1.00 0.82 0.73 3.42 2.23 Final drive 3.27 3.07 2.82 Traction System Full-range ASR Stability System ESP Electronic Stability Program Suspension Four-wheel independent (Sport models: sport shocks and springs) Front Coil-spring strut with two-piece control arm; gas shocks, stabilizer bar Rear Five-link with coil springs; gas shocks, stabilizer bar Steering Power-assisted rack-and-pinion Overall ratio 14.5 : 1 Turns, lock-to-lock 2.5