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Mercedes-Benz 250 S

(1965 model)

Brief specs of 1965 Mercedes-Benz 250 S

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 2497 cm3 / 152.4 cu in / 152.4 cu in, 95.4 kW / 127.9 hp / 127.9 hp @ 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm, 194.0 N·m / 143.1 lb·ft / 143.1 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 180 km/h / 112 mph / 112 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from1965
Model250 SIssued until
Serie250Number made
Model familyW 108Body construction
Model codeW 108 IIBody 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

Length4900 mm / 192.9 in / 192.9 inTotal (curb) weight1440 kg / 3175 lb / 3175 lb
Width1810 mm / 71.3 in / 71.3 inDry weight
Height1440 mm / 56.7 in / 56.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2750 mm / 108.3 in / 108.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1482 mm / 58.3 in / 58.3 inTowing weight
Track rear1485 mm / 58.5 in / 58.5 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity82 l / 18.0 UK gal / 21.7 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.78  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.22 m2 / 23.8 sq ft / 23.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeM 108 I / 108.920Total number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerMercedes-BenzValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore82.0 mm / 3.23 in / 3.23 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke78.8 mm / 3.10 in / 3.10 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.04
Fuel supply2 Ze 35/40 INAT carbsEngine displacement2497 cm3 / 152.4 cu in / 152.4 cu in
Engine Main bearings7Unitary capacity416.17 cm3/cylinder / 25.396 cu in/cylinder / 25.396 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power95.4 kW / 127.9 hp / 127.9 hp at 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque194.0 N·m / 143.1 lb·ft / 143.1 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)40.7 kW / 54.5 hp / 54.5 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output38.2 kW/l / 0.840 bhp/cu in / 0.840 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque77.7 N·m/l / 0.68 lb·ft/cu in / 0.68 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) speed180 km/h / 112 mph / 112 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio88.9 kW/ton / 67.3 bhp/ton / 67.3 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h12.80 s / 12.80 s / 12.80 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 circle11.5 m / 37.7 ft / 37.7 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 250 S

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