Convertibles of the series 124
Mercedes-Benz type E 320 Cabriolet
Type E 320 Cabriolet 
Name E 320 Cabriolet 
Name Mercedes-Benz type E 320 Cabriolet 
Short name E 320 Cabriolet 
Model A 124 E 32 
Production 07.92/09.92 - 06.97 
Number produced 12.229 
Comments concerning the production period begin of production - pre-production batch / main production - end of production 
Prices not available in Germany before 05.93 05.93: 102.637,50 DM 08.94: 104.132,50 DM 05.95: 106.720,00 DM 02.96: 111.320,00 DM 
Wheelbase 2715 mm 
Track rear/front 1501/1491 mm ("Sportline": 1518/1509 mm) 
Length 4655 mm 
Width 1740 mm 
Height 1391 mm ("Sportline": 1371 mm) 
Smallest turning circle 10,99 m 
Chassis weight
Max. total weight 2210 kg 
Max. front axle weight 1040 kg 
Max. rear axle weight 1170 kg 
Max. load 490 kg 
Max. trailer weight braked 1900 kg 
Max. trailer weight unbraked 750 kg 
Weight empty 1720 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 104 E 32 / 104.992 
No. of cylinder/configuration 6 / in line; 15? inclination to the right 
Bore x stroke 89,9 x 84,0 mm 
Total displacement 3199 ccm 
Compression ratio 10,0 
Crankshaft bearing
Output 220 hp / 162 kW at 5500 /min 
Maximum torque 310 Nm at 3750 /min 
No. of valves/configuration 2 intake, 2 exhaust / V-shaped overhead 
Valve operation 2 top camshafts (intake camshaft adjustable) 
Camshaft drive duplex roller-type chain 
Mixture formation microprocessor-controlled injection system with~hot-film air-mass sensor (HFM) 
Cooling water cooling / pump; 9 l water 
Lubrication pressure circulation lubrication / 7,5 l oil 
Electric system 12 V 
Battery 62 Ah / in the engine compartment 
Dynamo three-phase AC / 1260 W 
Starter motor electrical / 1,7 kW 
Ignition ignition mapping control 
Fuel tank above the rear axle / 70 l 
Fuel supply electric supply pump 
Driven whells rear wheels 
Power transmission divided cardan shaft 
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 16,21:1 / 3,3 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: 294 / 278 mm 
Wheels light-alloy disc wheels 
Wheels rims 6 1/2 J x 15 H 2; for sports suspension: 7 J x 15 H 2 
Tyres 195/65 ZR 15; for sports suspension: 205/60 ZR 15 

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Convertibles of the series 124
Mercedes-Benz type E 320 Cabriolet
Gearbox 5-speed gear shift 
Availability Series 
Shifting Feed control 
Clutch Single-plate dry clutch 
Type of gearbox Pinion change gear 
Synchromesh gears I - V 
Gear transmission I. 4,15; II. 2,52; III. 1,69; IV. 1,24; V. 1,0; R. 4,15 
Differential ratio 3,06 
Maximum speed 235 km/h 
Accelerations 9,2 s 
Comments Acceleration with shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h; loaded with 2 persons 
Fuel consumption 8,6/10,6/15,4 l 
acc. to guideline 80/1268/EWG; values for 90 km/h / 120 km/h / city cycle 
Convertibles of the series 124
Mercedes-Benz type E 320 Cabriolet
Gearbox 4-speed autom. gear shift 
Availability by request 
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 3,06 
Maximum speed 230 km/h 
Accelerations 8,5 s 
Comments Acceleration with shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h; loaded with 2 persons 
Fuel consumption 9,0/11,0/14,7 l 
acc. to guideline 80/1268/EWG; values for 90 km/h / 120 km/h / city cycle 
Convertibles of the series 124
Mercedes-Benz type E 320 Cabriolet
Gearbox 5-speed autom. gear shift 
Availability by request 
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; V. 0,75; R. 5,59 
Differential ratio 3,69 
Maximum speed 230 km/h 
Accelerations 8,5 s 
Comments Acceleration with shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h; loaded with 2 persons 
Fuel consumption 8,6/10,6/15,1 l 
acc. to guideline 80/1268/EWG; values for 90 km/h / 120 km/h / city cycle