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Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL

(1966 model)

Brief specs of 1966 Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 2996 cm3 / 182.8 cu in / 182.8 cu in, 125.3 kW / 168.0 hp / 168.0 hp @ 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm, 249.0 N·m / 183.7 lb·ft / 183.7 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 190 km/h / 118 mph / 118 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from1966
Model300 SELIssued until
Serie300Number made
Model familyW 109Body construction
Model codeW 109 IIIBody designation
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerPaul BracqCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5000 mm / 196.9 in / 196.9 inTotal (curb) weight1640 kg / 3616 lb / 3616 lb
Width1810 mm / 71.3 in / 71.3 inDry weight
Height1415 mm / 55.7 in / 55.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2850 mm / 112.2 in / 112.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1482 mm / 58.3 in / 58.3 inTowing weight
Track rear1490 mm / 58.7 in / 58.7 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity82 l / 18.0 UK gal / 21.7 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.75  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.18 m2 / 23.4 sq ft / 23.4 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeM 189 VII / 189.988Total number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerMercedes-BenzValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore85.0 mm / 3.35 in / 3.35 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke88.0 mm / 3.46 in / 3.46 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.97
Fuel supplyBo mechanical fuel inj.Engine displacement2996 cm3 / 182.8 cu in / 182.8 cu in
Engine Main bearings7Unitary capacity499.33 cm3/cylinder / 30.471 cu in/cylinder / 30.471 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio8.8 : 1
SumpMax. output power125.3 kW / 168.0 hp / 168.0 hp at 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque249.0 N·m / 183.7 lb·ft / 183.7 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)54.2 kW / 72.7 hp / 72.7 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output41.8 kW/l / 0.919 bhp/cu in / 0.919 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque83.1 N·m/l / 0.73 lb·ft/cu in / 0.73 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.92

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed190 km/h / 118 mph / 118 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio102.4 kW/ton / 77.6 bhp/ton / 77.6 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h11.20 s / 11.20 s / 11.20 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 circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Double wishbones,AS, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Swinging axlele,AS, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front6J x 14 HBWheels rear6J x 14 HB
Tyres front185 H 14Tyres rear185 H 14
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front273 mm / 10.7 in / 10.7 inBrake diameter rear279 mm / 11.0 in / 11.0 in
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL

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