Limousines of the series 124
Mercedes-Benz type 300 E 4MATIC
Type 300 E 4MATIC 
Name 300 E 4MATIC 
Name Mercedes-Benz type 300 E 4MATIC 
Short name 300 E 4MATIC 
Model W 124 E 30 
Production 09.89 - 07.93 
Number produced altogether 14.202 (12.85 - 04.95) 
Comments concerning the production period  
Prices 09.89: 69.711,00 DM (with manual gearbox) 01.90: 71.307,00 DM (with manual gearbox) 02.90: 74.385,00 DM (with automatic transmission) 10.90: 76.551,00 DM (with automatic transmission) 06.91: 78.774,00 DM (with automatic transmission) 02.92: 81.111,00 DM (with automatic transmission) 10.92: 82.137,00 DM (with automatic transmission) 01.93: 83.662,50 DM (with automatic transmission) 
Wheelbase 2800 mm 
Track rear/front 1497/1485 mm 
Length 4740 mm 
Width 1740 mm 
Height 1450 mm 
Smallest turning circle 12,15 m 
Chassis weight
Max. total weight 2060 kg; since 02.92: 2125 kg; since 10.92: 2135 kg 
Max. front axle weight 1025 kg; since 02.92: 1075 kg; since 10.92: 1085 kg 
Max. rear axle weight 1035 kg; since 02.92: 1050 kg 
Max. load 520 kg; since 02.92: 575 kg; since 10.92: 565 kg 
Max. trailer weight braked 1900 kg 
Max. trailer weight unbraked 750 kg 
Weight empty 1540 kg; since 02.92: 1550 kg; since 10.92: 1570 kg 
According to guideline DIN 70020 (with fuel, spare wheel and tool equipment) 
Operating method four-stroke Otto (w/ manifold-injection and emission control device w/ three-way catalyst) 
Configuration front, parallel; upright 
Type M 103 E 30 / 103.985 
No. of cylinder/configuration 6 / in line; 15? inclination to the right 
Bore x stroke 88,5 x 80,2 mm 
Total displacement 2960 ccm 
Compression ratio 9,2 
Crankshaft bearing
Output 180 hp / 132 kW at 5700 /min 
Maximum torque 255 Nm at 4400 /min 
No. of valves/configuration 1 intake, 1 exhaust / V-shaped overhead 
Valve operation top camshaft 
Camshaft drive simple roller-type chain 
Mixture formation manifold-injection, mechano-electronically controlled~(Bosch KE-Jetronic) 
Cooling water cooling / pump; 9 l water 
Lubrication pressure circulation lubrication / 6,5 l oil 
Electric system 12 V 
Battery 62 Ah / in the engine compartment 
Dynamo three-phase AC / 980 W 
Starter motor electrical / 1,7 kW 
Ignition electronic ignition system 
Fuel tank above the rear axle / 70 l 
Fuel supply electric supply pump 
Driven whells four-wheel drive 4MATIC: permanent drive on the rear wheels; automatically engaged drive on the front wheels when needed 
Power transmission from power divider via single-piece propeller shaft on front-axle differential and via double-piece propeller shaft on rear-axle differential (power distribution 35% front, 65% rear) 
Frame desing self-supporting all-steel body 
Wheel suspension front triangle-wishbone / shock-absorber strut 
Wheel suspension rear multilink suspension, on demand with hydropneumatic level control 
Suspension front coil springs, torsion bar stabilizer 
Suspension rear coil springs, torsion bar type stabilizer 
Damper gas-pressure shock absorber struts / gas-pressure damper 
Steering ball-and-nut power steering 
Steering transm ratio 13,21:1 / 3 steering wheel turns 
Breaking system braking system 
Breaking system hydraulic dual-circuit braking system with vacuum-operated brake servo unit and antilock device;~disc brakes front (intern. ventilated) and rear 
Parking breake parking brake 
Parking breake mechanical (foot-operated), effective on rear wheels 
Diamatre brake discs front / rear: 284 / 258 mm 
Wheels sheet steel-disc wheels, on demand light-alloy disc wheels 
Wheels rims 6 1/2 J x 15 H 2 
Tyres 195/65 R 15 91 V 

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Limousines of the series 124
Mercedes-Benz type 300 E 4MATIC
Gearbox 5-speed gear shift 
Availability Series (until 02.90) 
Shifting Feed control 
Clutch Single-plate dry clutch 
Type of gearbox Pinion change gear 
Synchromesh gears I - V 
Gear transmission I. 3,86; II. 2,18; III. 1,38; IV. 1,0; V. 0,80; R. 4,22 
Differential ratio fore/aft: 3,67 
Maximum speed 217 km/h 
Accelerations 8,7 s 
Comments Acceleration with shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h; loaded with 2 persons 
Fuel consumption 8,5/10,6/14,9 l 
acc. to guideline 80/1268/EWG; values for 90 km/h / 120 km/h / city cycle 
Limousines of the series 124
Mercedes-Benz type 300 E 4MATIC
Gearbox 4-speed autom. gear shift 
Availability by request (from 02.90 Series) 
Shifting Switch lever in car center 
Clutch hydr. torque converter in autom. gear 
Type of gearbox Planet gear 
Synchromesh gears  
Gear transmission I. 3,87; II. 2,25; III. 1,44; IV. 1,0; R. 5,59 
Differential ratio fore/aft: 3,07 
Maximum speed 217 km/h 
Accelerations 9,1 s 
Comments Acceleration with shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h; loaded with 2 persons 
Fuel consumption 9,1/11,0/13,8 l 
acc. to guideline 80/1268/EWG; values for 90 km/h / 120 km/h / city cycle