M157

Quantum leap in efficiency: smooth refinement meets new dimensions in power and environmental compatibility

Stuttgart – Mercedes-Benz is setting previously unachievable efficiency standards in the premium segment with completely newly developed V6 and V8 engines. The new V8 engine has a displacement of 4663 cc and develops an output of 320 kW (435 hp), which is around 12 percent more than its predecessor despite approx. 0.8 litres less displacement. (more…)

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Aim: Best in class – top performance in all respects by virtue of a comprehensively efficient powertrain
Affalterbach – AMG is writing another chapter in its “AMG Performance 2015” drive system strategy: a completely newly developed AMG 5.5-litre V8 biturbo engine with a peak output of up to 420 kW (544 to 571 hp) and
maximum torque of up to 900 newton metres will enter the lineup in summer 2010. The new eight-cylinder unit known internally as the M 157 impresses with a wealth of technological highlights such as direct petrol
injection with spray-guided combustion and twin turbochargers. (more…)

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