The Mercedes-Benz E-Class is a classic among German automobile powerhouses. The W124 generation, introduced in 1987 and ran production until 1993, is one of the most renowned models to come out of the Mercedes-Benz stable. In particular, the W124 underwent a redesign during this period, resulting in the stunning E 300 5At Trim that came equipped with an automatic transmission and a redesigned body type – the station wagon. The W124 generation marked a departure from the traditional sedan body shape, offering consumers an alternative that blended superior luxury with practical utility. This station wagon model provided seating for five passengers, further adding to its appeal for families and those seeking a luxury vehicle with generous space.
The E 300 5At trim boasted an impressive inline 6-cylinder gasoline engine, with a multi-point fuel injection system that ensures efficient fuel delivery. The capacity of this powerhouse was 0.104530847 ft³. Each cylinder had 4 valves, housed in a cylinder bore measuring 3.432 inches. The stroke cycle came in at 3.12 mm, suggesting an engine that could deliver excellent performance under various driving conditions. The engine employed a significant turnover of maximum torque rpm at 4600, peaking with 220-horsepower at 6400 rpm. Serving this high-performing engine power was the rear-wheel-drive system, truly making the Mercedes-Benz E 300 5At a compelling choice for those riders who favor control and balance on the road.
Despite its luxury station wagon persona, the E 300 5At did not lag behind when it came to speed and performance. The automatic transmission operated on five gears, ensuring smooth shifts under various road conditions. The redesigned E 300 5At reached a maximum speed of 134 mph and showed an acceleration from 0 to 60 mph in just 13 seconds. Its fuel tank capacity of 19 gallons permitted long drives with fewer fuel stops. To handle this speed and performance, the E 300 5At also showcased an advanced independent, multi-wishbone, stabilizer bar back suspension system. On top of all these advanced features, drivers could enjoy the car’s performance using the premium 92-grade fuel. The E 300 5At exemplified the ultimate blend of performance, fuel efficiency, and luxurious comfort.