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Mercedes-Benz M120 engine

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Mercedes-Benz M120 Engine
Engine
Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz
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Type Gasoline
Production/Introduction 1992 - present
Status "In Production"
Displacement 6.0 litre (5987 cc)
6.9 litre
7.3 litre
Aspiration Twin throttle bodies, Electro-mechanically controlled, "Drive by Wire"
Configuration 60° V
Cylinders Twelve (12)
Fuel System SFI fuel injection
Lubrification Dry sump with separate oil tank
Output 750 hp @ 8000 rpm
N/A lb-ft. (710 Nm) of torque @ N/A rpm
Bore 89.00 mm
Stroke 80.20 mm
Compression 10.0:1
In. Valves in inches
Ex. Valves in inches
Firing Order 1-12-5-8-3-10-6-7-2-11-4-9
Left Bank 7,8,9,10,11,12
Right Bank 1,2,3,4,5,6
Length in inches
Diameter in inches
Width in inches
Height in inches
Dry Weight lbs. / kg.
Fuel Consumption city/highway (mpg & km/L)
Emission/s CO: g/km
CO2: g/km
NOx: g/km
Hydrocarbon: g/km
Particulate: g/km
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The Mercedes-Benz M120 engine is a V12 automobile piston engine family used in the 1990s and 2000s.

The M120 family is built in Stuttgart, Germany. It has an aluminum engine block lined with silicon/aluminum. The aluminum DOHC cylinder heads are 4 valves per cylinder designs. It uses SFI fuel injection and features forged steel connecting rods.

600SEL

This engine developed 389-402 hp and 400-428 ft·lbf of torque for the 6.0 L version.

Applications:


Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR

In 1997, the FIA GT Championship race car Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR was fitted with an engine derived from the M120. The 25 road cars, required by the FIA rules and delivered in 1999, had their engine enlarged to 6.9L.

There was also a 7.3L version developed by AMG which was also used in the SL73 AMG.

Pagani Zonda

The Pagani Zonda has used different, AMG tuned versions of the engine starting with the 6.0 L for the original Zonda to the 7.3 L, 641hp version seen the Clubsport version of the Pagani Zonda F.

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Unique Attributes

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Criticisms

The unique cylinder liners make boring and honing these blocks very difficult if not impossible for the common engine rebuilder.

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