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Mercedes Benz W109 300 SEL 4.5 Specs

(1971 - 1972) - Technical Specifications for Years 1971, 1972


With 0 to 100 km/h (62mph) in 11.00 seconds, a maximum top speed of 124 mph (200 km/h), a curb weight of 3869 lbs (1755 kgs), the W109 300 SEL 4.5 has a naturally-aspirated V 8 cylinder engine, Petrol motor, with the engine code M 117 E 45 / 117.981.
This engine produces a maximum power of 198 PS (195 bhp - 146 kW) at 4500 rpm and a maximum torque of 358.0 Nm (264 lb.ft) at 4500 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 W109 has Double wishbones. Anti-roll bar. front suspension and Anti-roll bar. rear suspension. For stopping power, the W109 300 SEL 4.5 braking system includes Discs at the front and Discs at the rear.
The W109 model is a Sedan car manufactured by Mercedes Benz, with 4 doors and - seats, sold new from year 1971 to 1972, and available after that as a used car.

Mercedes Benz W109 300 SEL 4.5 Engine Technical Data Mercedes Benz W109 300 SEL 4.5 Engine Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders : V 8
Engine Code : M 117 E 45 / 117.981
Fuel type : Petrol
Fuel System : Bosch D-Jetronic fuel inj.
Coolant : Water
Engine Alignment : Longitudinal
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity : 4520 cm3 or 275.8 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 : 8.00
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower : 198 PS or 195 bhp or 146 kW @ 4500 rpm
Maximum torque : 358.0 Nm or 264 lb.ft @ 4500 rpm
Drive wheels - Traction - Drivetrain : RWD
Transmission Gearbox - Number of speeds :

Mercedes Benz W109 300 SEL 4.5 Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range Mercedes Benz W109 300 SEL 4.5 Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range

Fuel Tank Capacity : 82 L
18 UK gallons
21.7 US gallons
CO2 emissions :

Mercedes Benz W109 300 SEL 4.5 Performance Mercedes Benz W109 300 SEL 4.5 Performance

Top Speed : 200 km/h or 124 Mph
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) : 11.00 s

Mercedes Benz W109 300 SEL 4.5 Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight Mercedes Benz W109 300 SEL 4.5 Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight

Body : Sedan
Num. of Doors : 4
Wheelbase : 285 cm or 112.2 inches
Length : 500 cm or 196.85 inches
Width : 181 cm or 71.26 inches
Height : 144 cm or 56.69 inches
Front Axle : 148.2 cm or 58.35 inches
Rear Axle : 148.5 cm or 58.46 inches
Max. Towing Capacity Weight : 0 Kg or 0 lbs
Aerodynamic drag coefficient - Cx : -
Front Brakes - Disc dimensions : Discs (273 mm)
Rear Brakes - Dics dimensions : Discs (279 mm)
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions : -/- R-
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions : -/- R-
Front Wheels Width : 6"
Rear Wheels Width : 6"
Curb Weight : 1755 kg OR 3869 lbs
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 8.9 kg/hp
Trunk / Boot capacity : - L
Steering : Recirculating ball. PAS -
Front Suspension : Double wishbones. Anti-roll bar.
Rear Suspension : Anti-roll bar.
How much horsepower does a 1971 Mercedes Benz W109 300 SEL 4.5 have?
The 1971 Mercedes Benz W109 300 SEL 4.5 has 198 PS / 195 bhp / 146 kW horsepower.

How much does a Mercedes Benz W109 300 SEL 4.5 weighs?
The Mercedes Benz W109 300 SEL 4.5 weighs 1755 Kg / 3869 lbs.

What is the top speed of a Mercedes Benz W109 300 SEL 4.5?
The Mercedes Benz W109 300 SEL 4.5 top speed is 200 Km/h / 124 mph.

Is Mercedes Benz W109 300 SEL 4.5 All Wheel Drive (AWD)?
No, the Mercedes Benz W109 300 SEL 4.5 is not All Wheel Drive (AWD). It's Rear Wheel Drive (RWD).

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