The in-line 6-cylinder Mercedes M103 E30 engine was introduced in 1985 and was intended to replace the outdated M110 engine and was partially unified with the 4-cylinder M102.
The Mercedes-Benz SL-Class is a German sports car manufactured since 1954 by Mercedes-Benz. Since 2013, the 6th generation of the model has been produced. The letters SL in the name of the car are deciphered and translated as “sporty lightweight”. The ancestor of the class is the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL model, introduced in 1954. North America is the main market for SL-class models. The car is also sold in Japan and Australia.
The Mercedes M104 E28 engine was developed on the basis of the M104 E32 to replace the previous M103 E26. A new crankshaft was installed in the cylinder block of the 3.2-liter, with a piston stroke of 73.5 mm.
The Mercedes M104 E30 engine was born in 1989 and was a cylinder block from the M103 E30 covered with a new 24-valve cylinder head. Fuel injection system – mechanical injection KE-Jetronic. The single-row timing chain from the previous M103 was replaced with a reliable double-row, with a significantly longer service life.
The last largest civilian in-line six-cylinder Mercedes M104 E32 engine (excluding the sports M104 E34 AMG and M104 E36 AMG) appeared in 1991 and was developed on the basis of the three-liter M104 E30.
The M112 E28 engine appeared in 1997 and was positioned as a replacement for the in-line M104 E28. The new engine was based on the M112 E32 cylinder block, where a crankshaft with a smaller piston stroke was placed.
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 M112 E37 engine was intended for large cars and became the largest in the M112 family. Compared to the E32, in the E37 the cylinder block has been changed to accommodate a larger piston diameter of 97 mm.
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M272 E30 engine occupies a place between the M272 E35 and M272 E25, the main purpose of the model is to replace the outdated M112 E28.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 Mercedes M276 V6 engine with a volume of 3.0 liters was introduced in 2013 and has since been installed on most modern models of the concern. There are 2 modifications of this power unit: DE30 LA red, with a capacity of 272 hp and DE30 LA, with a capacity of 333 to 367 hp.
The Mercedes M276 V6 engine with a volume of 3.5 liters was introduced in 2010 and has since been installed on most modern models of the concern, such as the W205 and W222. There are three modifications of this power unit: two atmospheric and turbocharged.
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 first version in the M119 family of engines, developed in 1989 and occupying a place between the younger M119 E42 and the sports M119 E60 AMG and M199 E63 AMG. The purpose of this engine is to replace the ancient M117 with a displacement of 5 liters. The new power unit used an aluminum …
The Mercedes M119 E60 V8 engine with a volume of 6.0 liters was produced from 1989 to 1999 and was installed on a number of top models of the German concern, such as the W124, W140 and R129. There were several more powerful modifications of the AMG engine with a volume of 6.1 – 6.4 …
The 5.5-liter bi-turbo Mercedes M157 engine was produced in Germany from 2010 to 2019 and installed on AMG modifications of the CLS-Class, E-Class, ML-Class, GL-Class and S-Class models. There is an atmospheric version of the engine with a cylinder deactivation system and the M152 index.
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 4.6-liter V8 twin-turbocharged Mercedes M278 engine was introduced in 2010 as a replacement for the well-known M273 engine under the hood of the popular E, S and GL class models. The power unit is offered only in one volume, but in different degrees of forcing.
The 6.0-liter 12-cylinder Mercedes M120 E60 engine was produced from 1991 to 2001 and was installed on models such as the S-Class sedan and coupe in the 140th body or the SL-Class R129 roadster. Based on this engine, AMG has developed its power units with a volume of 7.0 and 7.3 liters.
The 5.5-liter 12-cylinder Mercedes M275 E55 engine was produced from 2002 to 2013 and was installed on the group’s most expensive models, such as the CL-Class, S-Class or SL-Class. Based on this unit, the M285 engine for Maybach limousines and the 6.0-liter AMG engine were created.
The 6.0-liter 12-cylinder Mercedes M279 engine was first introduced in 2012 and is installed on top versions of CL, G, S and SL models, including the G65, S65 or SL65. There are two modifications of this power unit: stock for 530 hp and AMG for 630 hp.