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  Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster
 

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Country of origin:Germany
Produced from:1957 - 1963
Numbers built:1858
Internal name:W198
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:November 30, 2016
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Engine
Configuration M 198 I Straight 6
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction cast-iron block, aluminium alloy head
Displacement 2,996 cc / 182.8 cu in
Bore / Stroke 85.0 mm (3.3 in) / 88.0 mm (3.5 in)
Compression 8.6:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, SOHC
Fuel feed Bosch Direct Fuel Injection
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 215 bhp / 160 KW @ 5,800 rpm
Torque 275 Nm / 203 ft lbs @ 4,600 rpm
BHP/Liter 72 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body steel body
Chassis steel tubular spaceframe
Front suspension double wishbone, coil springs, telescopic damper, torsion bar stabilizer
Rear suspension single-joint swing axle with compensating spring, coil springs, telescopic damper
Steering recirculating-ball
Brakes (fr/r) drums
Gearbox 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 1,330 kilo / 2,932 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,570 mm (179.9 in) / 1,790 mm (70.5 in) / 1,300 mm (51.2 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,400 mm (94.5 in) / 1,398 mm (55 in) / 1,448 mm (57 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.16 bhp / kg
Top Speed 250 km/h (155 mph)
0-60 mph 7.0 s
0-100 mph 18.9 s

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  Article Image gallery (70) 198.042.7500432 Specifications