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Mercedes-Benz 600

(1964 model)

Brief specs of 1964 Mercedes-Benz 600

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 6332 cm3 / 386.4 cu in / 386.4 cu in, 184.2 kW / 247.0 hp / 247.0 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 500.0 N·m / 368.8 lb·ft / 368.8 lb·ft @ 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 204 km/h / 127 mph / 127 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from1964
Model600Issued until
Serie600Number made2190
Model familyW 100Body construction
Model codeW 100Body designation
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4160 l / 146.91 cu ft / 146.91 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5540 mm / 218.1 in / 218.1 inTotal (curb) weight2475 kg / 5456 lb / 5456 lb
Width1950 mm / 76.8 in / 76.8 inDry weight
Height1480 mm / 58.3 in / 58.3 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase3200 mm / 126.0 in / 126.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1588 mm / 62.5 in / 62.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1575 mm / 62.0 in / 62.0 inWeight distribution (front)50.6 % / 50.6 % / 50.6 %
Ground clearance165 mm / 6.5 in / 6.5 inFuel capacity112 l / 24.6 UK gal / 29.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.73  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.45 m2 / 26.4 sq ft / 26.4 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeM 100Total number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (90.0° vee)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerMercedes-BenzValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore103.0 mm / 4.06 in / 4.06 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke95.0 mm / 3.74 in / 3.74 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.08
Fuel supplyBo fuel inj.Engine displacement6332 cm3 / 386.4 cu in / 386.4 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity791.50 cm3/cylinder / 48.300 cu in/cylinder / 48.300 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power184.2 kW / 247.0 hp / 247.0 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque500.0 N·m / 368.8 lb·ft / 368.8 lb·ft at 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)95.9 kW / 128.6 hp / 128.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output29.1 kW/l / 0.639 bhp/cu in / 0.639 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque79.0 N·m/l / 0.69 lb·ft/cu in / 0.69 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.23

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)6.90 s / 6.90 s / 6.90 sTop (maximal) speed204 km/h / 127 mph / 127 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio99.8 kW/ton / 75.6 bhp/ton / 75.6 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h9.70 s / 9.70 s / 9.70 sFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrecirculating ball PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3.2Turning circle12.7 m / 41.7 ft / 41.7 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm),RS, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Swinging semi-axle, Radius arms,RS, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front6.5J x 15 HWheels rear6.5J x 15 H
Tyres front9.00 H 15Tyres rear9.00 H 15
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front291 mm / 11.5 in / 11.5 inBrake diameter rear295 mm / 11.6 in / 11.6 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz 600

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