Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG 

  • $70k
  • 1999
  • 349 HP 5.4L
  • 155 mph

Road Tests Real world tests of the Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG

0-60mph

Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG
5.5 s
Audi S8
3.9 s

Top speed

Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG
155 mph
M3 (E92) Coupe
161 mph
M5 (E60)
155 mph

0-100mph

Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG
12.6 s
M5 (E60)
9.2 s

1/4 mile

Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG
13.8 s
Jaguar XKR
11 s

Data points Key details of the Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG

Price

Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG
$70k
Audi S8
$110k

Horsepower

Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG
349 HP
Audi S8
520 HP
M5 (E60)
500 HP

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Mercedes-Benz
Price $70,000
Year 1999

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 10.15 lb/hp
Maximum hp 349 HP @ 5,500 RPM
Maximum torque 392 ft-lb @ 3,000 RPM
Engine placement Front
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 5,400 cc
Cylinders V8
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 10.5:1
Bore/stroke 3.82 in / 3.62 in
Valvetrain Single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
Valves per cylinder 3 valves

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,542 lb
Width 70.8 in
Height 55.6 in
Length 189.7 in
Front track width 61.4 in
Wheelbase 111.5 in

road tests

Top speed 155 mph
1/4 mile 13.8 s
0-60mph 5.5 s
0-100mph 12.6 s
0-200kph 21.9 s
Hockenheim short lap time 1:18.20

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears
Axle ratio 2.82:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 457/? 203
Rear wheels 457/? 229
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