Petrol engine – controlling the power

Model Cylinder
and number
Rated output
(kW at rpm)[1]
Fuel consumption
(l/100 km)[2]
CO2 emissions,
G 500 V8 5461 285/6000 210 14.9 348

Optimum engine tuning

More detailed information:

8-cylinder petrol engine

With electronic petrol injection and four valves per cylinder, it ensures effortless power delivery at all times. And with 285 kilowatts it can tackle the roughest terrain with the same poise and elegance it displays when breezing along in the fast lane.

  • Sophisticated technology: The continuously adjustable intake and outlet camshafts help boost the performance of the G 500 along with the 7G-TRONIC automatic transmission.
  • Winning figures: The 5.5-litre V8 petrol engine delivers a maximum output of 285 kilowatts and 530 Newton metres[1] of torque.

[1] Figures for rated output and rated torque in accordance with Directive 80/1269/EEC in the currently applicable version.

[2] The figures shown for fuel consumption and CO2 emissions were obtained in accordance with the prescribed measuring process (Directive 80/1268/EEC in the currently applicable version). The figures do not apply to a specific vehicle and do not constitute part of the product offer. They are provided solely for the purpose of comparing different models.

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