Mercedes ML350

Mercedes ML350

Mercedes ML 350 V6 3.0L BlueTec 179g/km

The report includes a comprehensive technology and hardware review, based on public domain data in a PowerPoint style PDF file.

Main features:

  • Overview of Engine Technologies
  • ​Vehicle Testing
    • Road load measurements at Idiada
    • NEDC and WLTC testing on chassis dyno
    • Assessment of EGR strategy
    • Aerodynamic measurements in wind tunnel
  • Engine Testing
    • Full load power and torque curves
    • Gear dependant calibration strategies
    • EGR strategy and hysteresis
    • Cylinder pressure
    • 180+ engine maps, including BSFC, brake specific emissions, aftertreatment conversion efficiency (incl. NOx conversion), intake throttle and swirl control, injection strategies, combustion noise, etc.
    • Comparison to benchmark database
  • Engine Friction Teardown
    • Breaking the subsystems down as follows:
      • Fuel pump
      • Coolant pump
      • Complete FEAD
      • Alternator
      • AC compressor
      • Vacuum pump
      • Oil pump
      • Valvetrain & timing drive
      • Pistons and connecting rods