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Mercedes Benz W116 450 SEL Specs

(1972 - 1980) - Technical Specifications for Years 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980
With a fuel consumption of 14.5 litres/100km - 19 mpg UK - 16 mpg US (Average), 0 to 100 km/h (62mph) in 9.9 seconds, a maximum top speed of 131 mph (210 km/h), a curb weight of 3946 lbs (1790 kgs), the W116 450 SEL has a naturally-aspirated V 8 cylinder engine, Petrol motor, with the engine code M 117 E 45 / 117.986.
This engine produces a maximum power of 228 PS (225 bhp - 168 kW) at 5000 rpm and a maximum torque of 377.0 Nm (278 lb.ft) at 3000 rpm. The power is transmitted to the road by the rear wheel drive (RWD) with a 3 speed Automatic gearbox.
About chassis details responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort, the W116 has Double wishbones, coil and additional rubber springs, stabilising bar front suspension and Diagonal swing axle, trailing arms, coil springs, stabilizing torsion bar rear suspension. Stock tire sizes are 205 / 70 on 14 inch rims at the front, and 205 / 70 on 14 inch rims at the rear. For stopping power, the W116 450 SEL braking system includes Vented Discs at the front and Discs at the rear.
The W116 model is a Sedan car manufactured by Mercedes Benz, with 4 doors and - seats, sold new from year 1972 to 1980, and available after that as a used car.

Mercedes Benz W116 450 SEL Engine Technical Data Mercedes Benz W116 450 SEL Engine Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders : V 8
Engine Code : M 117 E 45 / 117.986
Fuel type :
Petrol
Fuel System : Bosch D-Jetronic, from 07/75 K-Jetronic
Lubrication : Wet sump
Coolant : Water
Engine Alignment : Longitudinal
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity : 4517 cm3 or 275.6 cu-in
Bore x Stroke : 92.00 x 85.00 mm
3.62 x 3.35 inches
Number of valves : 16 Valves
Aspiration : N/A
Compression Ratio : 8.8
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower : 228 PS or 225 bhp or 168 kW @ 5000 rpm
Maximum torque : 377.0 Nm or 278 lb.ft @ 3000 rpm
Drive wheels - Traction - Drivetrain : RWD
Transmission Gearbox - Number of speeds :

Mercedes Benz W116 450 SEL Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range Mercedes Benz W116 450 SEL Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range

Fuel Consumption - Economy - Combined: 14.5 L/100km
19 mpg UK / 16 mpg US
Fuel Consumption - Economy - Extra Urban: - L/100km
Fuel Consumption - Economy - City: - L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity : 96 L
21.1 UK gallons
25.4 US gallons
Range : 662 Km or 411 miles
CO2 emissions : 337 g/Km (estimate)

Mercedes Benz W116 450 SEL Performance Mercedes Benz W116 450 SEL Performance

Top Speed : 210 km/h or 131 Mph
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) : 9.9 s

Mercedes Benz W116 450 SEL Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight Mercedes Benz W116 450 SEL Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight

Body : Sedan
Num. of Doors : 4
Wheelbase : 296.5 cm or 116.73 inches
Length : 506 cm or 199.21 inches
Width : 187 cm or 73.62 inches
Height : 143 cm or 56.3 inches
Front Axle : 1521 cm or 598.82 inches
Rear Axle : 1505 cm or 592.52 inches
Aerodynamic drag coefficient - Cx : -
Front Brakes - Disc dimensions : Vented Discs (278 mm)
Rear Brakes - Dics dimensions : Discs (279 mm)
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions : 205/70 R14
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions : 205/70 R14
Front Wheels Width : 6½"
Rear Wheels Width : 6½"
Curb Weight : 1790 kg OR 3946 lbs
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 8.0 kg/hp
Trunk / Boot capacity : - L
Steering : Recirculating ball. PAS -
Front Suspension : Double wishbones, coil and additional rubber springs, stabilising bar
Rear Suspension : Diagonal swing axle, trailing arms, coil springs, stabilizing torsion bar
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