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Mercedes-Benz 200 D Automatic

(1973 model)

Brief specs of 1973 Mercedes-Benz 200 D Automatic

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), diesel 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1988 cm3 / 121.3 cu in / 121.3 cu in, 40.3 kW / 54.0 hp / 54.0 hp @ 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm, 113.0 N·m / 83.3 lb·ft / 83.3 lb·ft @ 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 125 km/h / 78 mph / 78 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from1973
Model200 D AutomaticIssued until
Serie200Number made
Model familyW 115Body construction
Model codeW 115 D 20Body designation
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzCountryDE

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length4680 mm / 184.3 in / 184.3 inTotal (curb) weight1368 kg / 3016 lb / 3016 lb
Width1770 mm / 69.7 in / 69.7 inDry weight
Height1440 mm / 56.7 in / 56.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2750 mm / 108.3 in / 108.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1444 mm / 56.9 in / 56.9 inTowing weight
Track rear1440 mm / 56.7 in / 56.7 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance170 mm / 6.7 in / 6.7 inFuel capacity65 l / 14.3 UK gal / 17.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.17 m2 / 23.3 sq ft / 23.3 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeOM 615 D 20 / 615.913Total number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerMercedes-BenzValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore87.0 mm / 3.43 in / 3.43 in
FueldieselStroke83.6 mm / 3.29 in / 3.29 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.04
Fuel supplyBo indirect diesel inj.Engine displacement1988 cm3 / 121.3 cu in / 121.3 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity497.00 cm3/cylinder / 30.329 cu in/cylinder / 30.329 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio21.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power40.3 kW / 54.0 hp / 54.0 hp at 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque113.0 N·m / 83.3 lb·ft / 83.3 lb·ft at 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)11.8 kW / 15.8 hp / 15.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output20.3 kW/l / 0.445 bhp/cu in / 0.445 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque56.8 N·m/l / 0.50 lb·ft/cu in / 0.50 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

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

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed125 km/h / 78 mph / 78 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio40.1 kW/ton / 30.4 bhp/ton / 30.4 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h33.20 s / 33.20 s / 33.20 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 ballSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock4.6Turning circle10.9 m / 35.8 ft / 35.8 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Semi-trailing arm, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front5.5J x 14 HBWheels rear5.5J x 14 HB
Tyres front175 S 14Tyres rear175 S 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 200 D Automatic

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