2003 Mercedes-Benz S500 4MATIC (M-I-L's car) W220 - Now Sold

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2003 Mercedes-Benz S500 4MATIC (M-I-L's car) W220 - Now Sold
Engine Specifications:
  • displacement & type: 5.0 litres(4966cc) SOHC 24-valve V8 (90 degrees)
  • horsepower: 302bhp@5600rpm
  • torque: 339lb-ft@4000rpm (~460Nm@4000rpm)
  • compression ratio: 10.0:1
Engine Misc.:
  • construction: high-pressure die-cast alloy cylinder block with alloy heads
Fuel & Tuning:
  • fuel & ignition system: ME 2.8 engine management. integrated sequential multipoint fuel injection & phased twin-spark ignition includes individual cylinder control of fuel spray, spark timing & phase, and antiknock. electronic throttle includes adaptive accelerator, which provides more rapid throttle opening in response to the speed at which accelerator pedal is depressed. 2 high-energy ignition coils and 2 spark plugs per cylinder, with 1,00,000 mile spark plug intervals
  • fuel requirement: premium unleaded petrol, 91 octane minimum
  • itake system: Magnesium 2-stage resonance intake manifold increases runner length at lower rpm for improved response
  • driver-adaptive 5-speed automatic transmission with Touch Shift control
  • Shift into Optimum Gear
  • Comfort mode
  • drive configuration: 4MATIC all-wheel drive
  • rear axle ratio: 3.07:1
Suspension, wheels & tires:
  • Suspension:-
  • independent double-wishbone front & independent 5-arm multilink rear, both with antidive geometry
  • Airmatic air suspension with Adaptive Damping System (ADS), Dual driver-selectable sport modes, Automatic 4-wheel level control, Automatic speed-sensitive lowering
  • Wheels:-
  • 7-spoke design aluminium-alloy wheels. 7.5jx17 front and rear
  • Tyres:-
  • tyre make & size: Continental ContiProContact 225/55R17 97H M+S, all season performance (previous: Continental ContiTouringContact EcoPlus CH95 225/55R17 97H M+S, all-season performance)
  • spare: Continental ContiTouringContact EcoPlus CH95 225/55R17 97H M+S, all-season
  • ash leather with burl walnut trim
  • brilliant silver metallic
Traction & stability:
  • Electronic Stability Program (ESP) and Automatic Slip Control
  • 4MATIC all-wheel drive with 4-wheel Electronic Traction System (4-ETS)
  • rack & pinion with vehicle-speed-sensitive power assist & integrated hydraulic damper
  • steering-wheel turns - 2.8 turns lock-to-lock
  • turning circle: 39.7 ft / 12.1 m curb-to-curb
  • dual-circuit power-assisted 4-wheel disc. perforated & internally ventilated discs. Brembo 4-piston fixed front & dual-pistion sliding rear calipers
  • Antilock Braking System (ABS)
  • Brake Assist
  • Electronic Brake Force Distribution
all technical specifications from the Mercedes-Benz website -

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Member: aah78
Created: 4th January 2006 23:21
Last Modified: 7th September 2008 03:25
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Author Comment Date
aah78 Not yet! I-L's extended the lease for another couple of years. She's in the body-shop now with a damaged front end. Accident with 5 ppl - icy roads. 9th January 2008
GTO Just dropped in check out one of my favorite all time cars. Already sold, Aah? 3rd January 2008
abhinav.gupta88 Hey S Class Beauty man 26th September 2007
noidaboy its the aish class...;) 7th June 2007
aah78 no AMG kit for this one as a change of cars is due soon... 25th February 2006
rev_hard nice choice of the car model though.... amg kit in the offing??? anytime soon?? 8th February 2006
rev_hard silver makes an already dull looking car look even more duller..... 8th February 2006
Aditya One time best car in the world. How is she doing after the desi whack? 8th January 2006
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