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Mercedes Benz W126 560 SEL Specs

(1985 - 1989) - Technical Specifications for Years 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989
With a fuel consumption of 13.3 litres/100km - 21 mpg UK - 18 mpg US (Average), 0 to 100 km/h (62mph) in 6.9 seconds, a maximum top speed of 155 mph (250 km/h), a curb weight of 3990 lbs (1810 kgs), the W126 560 SEL has a naturally-aspirated V 8 cylinder engine, Petrol motor, with the engine code 117.968 (220).
This engine produces a maximum power of 299 PS (295 bhp - 220 kW) at 5000 rpm and a maximum torque of 455 Nm (335 lb.ft) at 3750 rpm. The power is transmitted to the road by the rear wheel drive (RWD) with a 4 speed Automatic gearbox.
About chassis details responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort, the W126 has Independent. mcpherson. coil springs. anti-roll bar front suspension and multilink. coil springs. anti-roll bar rear suspension. Stock tire sizes are 215 / 65 on 15 inch rims at the front, and 215 / 65 on 15 inch rims at the rear. For stopping power, the W126 560 SEL braking system includes Vented Discs at the front and Discs at the rear.
The W126 model is a car manufactured by Mercedes Benz, with 4 doors and 5 seats, sold new from year 1985 to 1989, and available after that as a used car.

Mercedes Benz W126 560 SEL Engine Technical Data Mercedes Benz W126 560 SEL Engine Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders : V 8
Engine Code : 117.968 (220)
Fuel type : Petrol
Fuel System : MPI - Bosch KE-Jetronic
Engine Alignment : Longitudinal
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity : 5547 cm3 or 338.5 cu-in
Bore x Stroke : 96.5 x 94.8 mm
3.78 x 3.7 inches
Number of valves : 16 Valves
Aspiration : N/A
Compression Ratio : 10.0
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower : 299 PS or 295 bhp or 220 kW @ 5000 rpm
Maximum torque : 455 Nm or 335 lb.ft @ 3750 rpm
Drive wheels - Traction - Drivetrain : RWD
Transmission Gearbox - Number of speeds :

Mercedes Benz W126 560 SEL Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range Mercedes Benz W126 560 SEL Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range

Fuel Consumption - Economy - Combined: 13.3 L/100km
21 mpg UK / 18 mpg US
Range : 676 Km or 420 miles
Fuel Tank Capacity : 90 L
19.8 UK gallons
23.8 US gallons
CO2 emissions : 309 g/Km (estimate)

Mercedes Benz W126 560 SEL Performance Mercedes Benz W126 560 SEL Performance

Top Speed : 250 km/h or 155 Mph
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) : 6.9 s

Mercedes Benz W126 560 SEL Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight Mercedes Benz W126 560 SEL Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight

Num. of Doors : 4
Wheelbase : 308 cm or 121.26 inches
Length : 516 cm or 203.15 inches
Width : 182 cm or 71.65 inches
Height : 145 cm or 57.09 inches
Max. Towing Capacity Weight : 0 Kg or 0 lbs
Num. of Seats : 5
Aerodynamic drag coefficient - Cx : -
Front Brakes - Disc dimensions : Vented Discs (- mm)
Rear Brakes - Dics dimensions : Discs (- mm)
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions : 215/65 R15
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions : 215/65 R15
Curb Weight : 1810 kg OR 3990 lbs
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 6.1 kg/hp
Trunk / Boot capacity : 510 L
Front Suspension : Independent. mcpherson. coil springs. anti-roll bar
Rear Suspension : multilink. coil springs. anti-roll bar
What engine is in Mercedes Benz W126 560 SEL?
The Mercedes Benz W126 560 SEL has a V 8, Petrol engine with 5547 cm3 / 338.5 cu-in capacity.

How much horsepower (hp) does a 1985 Mercedes Benz W126 560 SEL have?
The 1985 Mercedes Benz W126 560 SEL has 299 PS / 295 bhp / 220 kW horsepower.

How much does a Mercedes Benz W126 560 SEL weighs?
The Mercedes Benz W126 560 SEL weighs 1810 Kg / 3990 lbs.

What is the top speed of a Mercedes Benz W126 560 SEL?
The Mercedes Benz W126 560 SEL top speed is 250 Km/h / 155 mph.

Is Mercedes Benz W126 560 SEL All Wheel Drive (AWD)?
No, the Mercedes Benz W126 560 SEL is not All Wheel Drive (AWD). It's Rear Wheel Drive (RWD).

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