Rover of the series 460, 463 and 461
Mercedes-Benz type G 300 turbodiesel
Type G 300 turbodiesel 
Name G 300 turbodiesel  
Name Mercedes-Benz type G 300 turbodiesel  
Short name G 300 turbodiesel  
Model 463 GD 30 LA 
Production since 01.96/07.96 
Number produced in production 
Comments concerning the production period begin of production - pre-production batch / main production 
Prices Cabrio with manual operation of the cabriolet top 09.96: 101.487,50 DM Cabrio with electro-hydraulic operation of the cabriolet top 03.97: 111.837,50 DM station wagon 09.96: 99.912,00 DM 03.97: 101.430,00 DM 
Wheelbase 2400 mm 
Track rear/front 1475/1475 mm 
Length 4230 mm (Cabrio: 4275 mm) 
Width 1760 mm 
Height 1931 mm (Cabrio: 1941 mm) 
Smallest turning circle 11,31 m 
Chassis weight
Max. total weight 2750 kg 
Max. front axle weight 1320 kg 
Max. rear axle weight 1650 kg 
Max. load 505 kg (Cabrio: 530 kg) 
Max. trailer weight braked 2860 kg 
Max. trailer weight unbraked 750 kg 
Weight empty 2245 kg (Cabrio: 2220 kg) 
According to guideline  
Operating method four-stroke Diesel (w/ indirect injection, exhaust TC w/ charge-air cooling and emission control device w/ oxidizing catalyst) 
Configuration front, parallel; upright 
Type OM 606 D 30 LA / 606.964 
No. of cylinder/configuration 6 / in line; 15? inclination to the right 
Bore x stroke 87,0 x 84,0 mm 
Total displacement 2996 ccm 
Compression ratio 22 
Crankshaft bearing
Output 130 kW / 177 hp at 4600 /min 
Maximum torque 330 Nm at 1600 - 3600 /min 
No. of valves/configuration 2 intake, 2 exhaust / overhead 
Valve operation 2 top camshafts 
Camshaft drive duplex roller-type chain 
Mixture formation indirect injection, mechano-electronically controlled; Bosch~6-plunger-type injection pump / exhaust-gas TC with charge-air cooling 
Cooling water cooling / pump; 9,5 l water 
Lubrication pressure circulation lubrication / 8,0 l oil 
Electric system 12 V 
Battery 100 Ah / in the wheelhouse back left 
Dynamo three-phase AC / 1260 W 
Starter motor electrical / 2,2 kW 
Ignition compression ignition engine 
Fuel tank under load floor / 96 l 
Fuel supply piston pump at the injection pump 
Driven whells permanent four-wheel drive on front and rear wheels 
Power transmission from power divider via single-piece propeller shafts on front-axle differential and rear-axle differential 
Frame desing dropped square tube ladder-type frame / all-steel body 
Wheel suspension front rigid axle; 2 trailing arm, 1 wishbone (Panhard bar) 
Wheel suspension rear rigid axle; 2 trailing arm, 1 wishbone (Panhard bar) 
Suspension front coil springs, suppl. rubber suspension, torsion bar stabilizer 
Suspension rear coil springs, suppl. rubber suspension 
Damper hydraulic telescopic damper 
Steering ball-and-nut power steering 
Steering transm ratio 19,1:1 / 3,8 steering wheel turns 
Breaking system braking system 
Breaking system hydraulic dual-circuit braking system with vacuum-operated brake servo unit and antilock device;~internally ventilated disc brakes front, drum brakes rear 
Parking breake parking brake 
Parking breake mechanical (manually opertated), effective on rear wheels 
Diamatre brake discs front 303 mm; brake drums rear 260 mm 
Wheels light-alloy disc wheels 
Wheels rims 7 1/2 J x 16 H 2 
Tyres 255/65 R 16 109 H M+S 

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Rover of the series 460, 463 and 461
Mercedes-Benz type G 300 turbodiesel
Gearbox 5-speed autom. gear shift with electron. control 
Availability Series 
Shifting Switch lever in car center 
Clutch hydr. torque converter with slip control clutch 
Type of gearbox Planet gear 
Synchromesh gears  
Gear transmission I. 3,93; II. 2,41; III. 1,49; IV. 1,0; V. 0,83; R. 3,10 
Differential ratio fore/aft 4,86; distributor gear: road 0,87 / country 2,16 
Maximum speed 164 km/h (country 72 km/h) 
Accelerations 14,2 s 
Comments Acceleration with shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h; loaded with 2 persons 
Fuel consumption 10,5/14,6/13,1 l 
acc. to guideline 80/1268/EWG; values for 90 km/h / 120 km/h / city cycle