The Mercedes M271 E16 engine was produced from 2008 to 2011 and was developed on the basis of the M271 E18 cylinder block, where the corresponding short-stroke crankshaft was installed (the stroke was reduced to 75.6 mm). The M271 E16 is a 1597cc inline 4-cylinder petrol engine.
Mercedes-Benz CLC-Class is a German compact class car produced by Mercedes-Benz from 2008 to 2011. The name of the model comes from Coupe Leicht C-class, which in German means “light coupe of the C-class”. The car is built on the W203 platform. The car was manufactured in Brazil at the manufacturer’s plant Juiz de Fora. The predecessor of the model was the CL203 sports coupe. The model itself had several configurations depending on the engine modification – CLC 200 Kompressor, CLC 160, CLC 230, CLC 250.
The Mercedes M271 E18 engine began to be produced in 2002, it was able to immediately replace all members of the M111 family. The new generation of engines uses a completely different aluminum cylinder block with cast iron liners, as well as a two-shaft balancing mechanism.
The Mercedes M272 E25 engine, with a working volume of 2.5 liters, was released in 2005 and was intended to replace the previous M112 E26. The engine block is the same as that of the M272 E30, but a crankshaft with a piston stroke reduced to 68.4 mm is used.
The M272 E35 engine was the next step in the development of the V6 from Mercedes and was intended to replace the M112 E32 and M112 E37. In addition to the 3.5-liter, the new family includes the M272 E25 and M272 E30, with a working volume of 2.5 and 3 liters, respectively.
The 2.2-liter inline diesel engine Mercedes OM 646 was produced from 2002 to 2010 and was installed on the C-Class, CLK-Class and E-Class models, as well as Vito and Sprinter minibuses. There was a version of such a transverse diesel engine OM 644 for the Chrysler PT Cruiser.