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Mercedes-Benz 220 S

(1955 model)

Brief specs of 1955 Mercedes-Benz 220 S

5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, 2195 cm3 / 133.9 cu in / 133.9 cu in, 62.0 kW / 83.1 hp / 83.1 hp @ 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm, 158.0 N·m / 116.5 lb·ft / 116.5 lb·ft @ 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from1955
Model220 SIssued until
Serie220Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4720 mm / 185.8 in / 185.8 inTotal (curb) weight1275 kg / 2811 lb / 2811 lb
Width1750 mm / 68.9 in / 68.9 inDry weight
Height1570 mm / 61.8 in / 61.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2830 mm / 111.4 in / 111.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity100 l / 22.0 UK gal / 26.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.67  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.34 m2 / 25.1 sq ft / 25.1 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore80.0 mm / 3.15 in / 3.15 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke72.8 mm / 2.87 in / 2.87 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.1
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement2195 cm3 / 133.9 cu in / 133.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity365.93 cm3/cylinder / 22.330 cu in/cylinder / 22.330 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpwetMax. output power62.0 kW / 83.1 hp / 83.1 hp at 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque158.0 N·m / 116.5 lb·ft / 116.5 lb·ft at 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)24.8 kW / 33.3 hp / 33.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output28.2 kW/l / 0.621 bhp/cu in / 0.621 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque72.0 N·m/l / 0.63 lb·ft/cu in / 0.63 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio66.0 kW/ton / 50.0 bhp/ton / 50.0 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 frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdrumBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz 220 S

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