The Mercedes-Benz E300 D Kat 4Matic Mt, a member of the iconic E-Class family, saw its redesign in the W124 generation extend from the years 1987 to 1993. Epitomizing luxury and performance, this 4-door sedan amply accommodates five passengers, offering a delightful combination of comfort and class. Iteration over its predecessor primarily evolved around the fuel injection system, graduating from a single point system to employing a multi-point fuel injection method.
Characterizing the heart of this model, the inline-6 diesel engine, boasting valves per cylinder count of 2, manifests superior reliability and longevity. Contained within 3.393 inches cylinder bore with a stroke cycle of 3.276mm, this engine confidently delivered a horsepower of 110, achieving maximum power at 4600 RPM and rotational speed for the peak torque as 3050 RPM. Significantly, the engine capacity was 0.105802168 cubic feet backing up an impressive performance while maintaining an admirable fuel economy.
Elegance met functionality in an all-wheel-drive layout mated with a manual transmission, a rare feature in this class that ensures optimal power delivery to all wheels resulting in all-season performance and stability. The model also boasted five gears, giving the driver better control over the car’s functioning while promising a smooth and powerful drive. With the fuel tank capacity of 18 gallons, you could expect a considerable range before the next refill. The E300 D Kat 4Matic passed the 0 to 60 mph mark in 24 seconds, delivering a top speed of 114 mph. Suspension-wise, the vehicle adopted an independent, multi-wishbone, stabilizer bar at its rear, providing stable handling and a comfortable ride, even at high speeds or challenging driving conditions. The fuel grade, naturally, was diesel, providing excellent fuel-efficiency.