In 1992, the Mercedes M111 E20 engine replaced the outdated 4-cylinder E20 engine from the M102 series. The new 2.0-liter engine differs from its predecessor primarily in a completely new cylinder block, which is made of cast iron, a new crankshaft, and a new connecting rod and piston group.
The Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class is a series of German luxury mid-range cars produced between 1997 and 2010 by the automaker Mercedes-Benz. CLK in the name of the car stands for and translates as “light, short coupe”. In total, two generations of the model were produced based on the W202 and W203 C-class platforms. In the entire history of the production of the model, about 0.7 million copies of cars rolled off the assembly line. The car was assembled in Germany and Mexico.
The Mercedes M111 E23 engine appeared in 1995 and replaced the 2.3-liter M102 E23, which by this time was completely outdated. The new M111 E23 has acquired a compact cast-iron cylinder block, as on the M111 E20, but with a cylinder diameter increased by 1 mm and a different crankshaft, with a piston stroke increased …
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 M112 E26 engine – one of the youngest representatives in the extensive family of M112 engines appeared in 2000 as a replacement for the M112 E24 and was intended for Mercedes models with an index of 240.
The Mercedes M112 E32 engine was developed in 1997 to replace the old E32 engine from the M104 series. The main difference between the new series and the old one was that now the motors became V-shaped with a breakup angle of 90 degrees.
The Mercedes M272 E30 engine occupies a place between the M272 E35 and M272 E25, the main purpose of the model is to replace the outdated M112 E28. The M272 E30 aluminum V-shaped (camber 90°) engine block is similar to that used in the E35, but with smaller cylinders and a short-stroke crankshaft.
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 V8 series of Mercedes M113 engines with a volume of 4.3 was produced from 1997 to 2008 and was installed on the largest and most expensive cars of the concern, such as W211, W219, W220 and W251. There were even more powerful engine modifications with a volume of 5.0 and 5.4 liters for AMG …
The M113 E50 engine is an unusually lightweight, compact engine (unlike its predecessor M119) was a continuation of the line of three-valve M112 engines. The engineers added two more to the six cylinders and got the M113. Due to its compactness, it was installed on all rear- and all-wheel drive Mercedes models.
The V8 series of Mercedes M273 engines with a volume of 4.7 and 5.5 liters was assembled from 2005 to 2015 and installed on many expensive models of the German concern, such as the W211, W221 and X164. These powertrains have earned a reputation as one of the most problematic motors in the company.
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.
The 2.7-liter 5-cylinder in-line Mercedes OM612 engine was produced from 1999 to 2007 and installed on such popular concern models as the W203, W210, W163 and Geländewagen. There was an AMG version of this diesel unit with a volume of 3.0 liters and a power of 230 hp.
The 3.0-liter V6 diesel engine Mercedes OM 642 has been produced by the concern since 2005 and is installed on almost all models from the C-Class to the G-Class SUV and Vito minibuses. Also, this diesel engine is actively installed on Chrysler and Jeep models under its EXL index.