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Mercedes-Benz 280 SE Automatic

(1979 model)

Brief specs of 1979 Mercedes-Benz 280 SE Automatic

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2746 cm3 / 167.6 cu in / 167.6 cu in, 138.0 kW / 185.1 hp / 185.1 hp @ 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm, 240.0 N·m / 177.0 lb·ft / 177.0 lb·ft @ 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 209 km/h / 130 mph / 130 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from1979
Model280 SE AutomaticIssued until
Serie280Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody 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

Length4995 mm / 196.7 in / 196.7 inTotal (curb) weight1560 kg / 3439 lb / 3439 lb
Width1820 mm / 71.7 in / 71.7 inDry weight
Height1430 mm / 56.3 in / 56.3 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2935 mm / 115.6 in / 115.6 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1545 mm / 60.8 in / 60.8 inTowing weight
Track rear1517 mm / 59.7 in / 59.7 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.36Frontal area (A)2.21 m2 / 23.8 sq ft / 23.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.80 m2 / 8.6 sq ft / 8.6 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)19.8 kW / 26.5 hp / 26.5 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerMercedes-BenzValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke78.8 mm / 3.10 in / 3.10 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.09
Fuel supplyBo K-Jet fuel inj.Engine displacement2746 cm3 / 167.6 cu in / 167.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity457.67 cm3/cylinder / 27.929 cu in/cylinder / 27.929 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power138.0 kW / 185.1 hp / 185.1 hp at 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque240.0 N·m / 177.0 lb·ft / 177.0 lb·ft at 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)64.7 kW / 86.7 hp / 86.7 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output50.2 kW/l / 1.104 bhp/cu in / 1.104 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque87.4 N·m/l / 0.76 lb·ft/cu in / 0.76 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.46

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed209 km/h / 130 mph / 130 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)9.80 s / 9.80 s / 9.80 sPower-to-weight ratio118.6 kW/ton / 89.9 bhp/ton / 89.9 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel 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
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Coil springs,CA, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Coil springs, Semi-trailing arm, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz 280 SE Automatic

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