Mercedes-Benz M117 engine

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The Mercedes-Benz M117 engine family is an OHC (overhead cam) design with 2 valves per cylinder V8 automobile engine made by Mercedes-Benz between 1969 and 1992.

Technical details[edit]

Years Note Bore/Stroke
[mm]
Displacement
[cm3]
Compression Power [kW]
at engine rpm
Torque [Nm]
at engine rpm
69-76 D-Jetronic 92 / 85 4520 8.0 : 1 165 378
76-7? K-Jetronic ff. 8.8 : 1 160 370 / 3250
7?-79 165
78-79 Alu-Block ff. 97 / 85 5025 8.8 : 1 177 / 5000 404 / 3200
79-81 96.5 / 85 4973 8.8 : 1 177 / 4750 404 / 3200
81-85 K-Jetronic ff. 9.2 : 1 170 / 4750 405 / 3000
85-87 Euro 9.0 : 1 180 / 4750 400 / 3750
Cat 164 / 4700 365 / 2500
87-92 Euro 10.0 : 1 195 / 5200 405 / 4000
Cat 185 / 5200 390 / 3750
85-87 ECE 96.5 / 94.8 5547 10.0 : 1 220 / 5000 455 / 3750
85-87 Euro 9.0 : 1 200 / 5000 430 / 3750
Cat 178 /4800 390 / 3500
87-91 Euro 10.0 : 1 220 / 5000 455 / 3750
Cat 205 / 5200 430 / 3750

Applications[edit]

M117 W108 engine.
An M117 4520 engine from a 1972 W108.
  • SPECIAL: 500E AMG (Also called E60 AMG, only made 12 of them originally) "The Hammer" 5.4/5.6/6.0 (W124) (355/388 PS)
  • 280 SE, SEL 4.5 (W108) USA, 143 kW / 195 PS
  • 300 SEL 4.5 (W109) USA, 143 kW / 195 PS
  • 450 SE, SEL (W116)
  • 450 SL, SLC (R107/C107)
  • 450 SLC 5.0 (C107)
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