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Mercedes Benz W126 560 SEL Specs

(1987 - 1991) - Technical Specifications for Years 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991
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With a fuel consumption of 14.1 litres/100km - 20 mpg UK - 17 mpg US (Average), 0 to 100 km/h (62mph) in 7.2 seconds, a maximum top speed of 149 mph (240 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.
This engine produces a maximum power of 279 PS (275 bhp - 205 kW) at 5200 rpm and a maximum torque of 430 Nm (317 lb.ft) at 4750 rpm. The power is transmitted to the road by the rear wheel drive (RWD) with a 4 speed Automatic gearbox.
On the topic of chassis details responsible for road holding, handling behavior and ride comfort, 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 1987 until 1991, 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
Fuel type : Petrol
Fuel System : MPI - Bosch KE-Jetronic 3.1
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 : 279 PS or 275 bhp or 205 kW @ 5200 rpm
Maximum torque : 430 Nm or 317 lb.ft @ 4750 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: 14.1 L/100km
20 mpg UK / 17 mpg US
Range : 638 Km or 397 miles
Fuel Tank Capacity : 90 L
19.8 UK gallons
23.8 US gallons
CO2 emissions : 328 g/Km (estimate)

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

Top Speed : 240 km/h or 149 Mph
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) : 7.2 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
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 : 6.5 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 many horsepower (hp) does a 1987 Mercedes Benz W126 560 SEL have?
The 1987 Mercedes Benz W126 560 SEL has 279 PS / 275 bhp / 205 kW.

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 240 Km/h / 149 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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