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  Mercedes-Benz 500 K Spezial Roadster
 

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Country of origin:Germany
Produced from:1935 - 1936
Numbers built:342 (all versions)
Internal name:W29
Designed by:Mercedes-Benz
Successor:Mercedes-Benz 540 K Spezial Roadster
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:December 07, 2015
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Engine
Configuration M 24 I Straight 8
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction cast-iron block and head
Displacement 5,018 cc / 306.2 cu in
Bore / Stroke 86.0 mm (3.4 in) / 108.0 mm (4.3 in)
Compression 5.5:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel feed Mercedes-Benz Carburettor
Aspiration Roots-Type Supercharger
Power 160 bhp / 119 KW @ 3,400 rpm
BHP/Liter 32 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body steel body
Chassis U-section pressed-steel frame
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs
Rear suspension swing axle, twin coil springs
Steering worm-and-nut
Brakes (fr/r) hydraulic, vacuum assisted drums
Gearbox 4 speed Manual
Clutch Dry, single plate
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 2,170 kilo / 4,784 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,880 mm (192.1 in) / 1,900 mm (74.8 in) / 1,500 mm (59.1 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,980 mm (117.3 in) / 1,535 mm (60.4 in) / 1,547 mm (60.9 in)
Fuel tank 110 Litre (29.1 Gallon US / 24.2 Gallon Imperial)
Wheels 7 x 17

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.07 bhp / kg
Top Speed 160 km/h (99 mph)

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  Article Image gallery (37) Chassis (2) Specifications