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Mercedes Benz W126 500 SEC Specs

(1981 - 1985) - Technical Specifications for Years 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985
With a maximum top speed of 140 mph (225 km/h), a curb weight of 3549 lbs (1610 kgs), the W126 500 SEC has a naturally-aspirated - V8 cylinder engine, Petrol motor.
This engine produces a maximum power of 231 PS (228 bhp - 170 kW) at 4750 rpm and a maximum torque of 405 Nm (298 lb.ft) at 3000 rpm. The power is transmitted to the road by the rear wheel drive (RWD) with a 5 speed Automatic gearbox.
About chassis details responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort, the W126 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 W126 500 SEC braking system includes Discs at the front and Discs at the rear.
The W126 model is a car manufactured by Mercedes Benz, with 2 doors and 4 seats, sold new from year 1981 to 1985, and available after that as a used car.

Mercedes Benz W126 500 SEC Engine Technical Data Mercedes Benz W126 500 SEC Engine Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders : - V8
Engine Code : -
Fuel type : Petrol
Fuel System : Inj. mec. Bosch
Engine Alignment : Longitudinal
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity : 4973 cm3 or 303.5 cu-in
Bore x Stroke : 96.5 x 85 mm
3.78 x 3.35 inches
Number of valves : 16 Valves
Aspiration : N/A
Compression Ratio : 9.2
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower : 231 PS or 228 bhp or 170 kW @ 4750 rpm
Maximum torque : 405 Nm or 298 lb.ft @ 3000 rpm
Drive wheels - Traction - Drivetrain : RWD
Transmission Gearbox - Number of speeds :

Mercedes Benz W126 500 SEC Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range Mercedes Benz W126 500 SEC Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range

Fuel Consumption - Economy - Open road: 9.1 L/100km
31 mpg UK / 26 mpg US
Fuel Consumption - Economy - Highway: 11.4 L/100km
25 mpg UK / 21 mpg US
Fuel Consumption - Economy - City: 15.2 L/100km
19 mpg UK / 15 mpg US
Fuel Tank Capacity : 90 L
19.8 UK gallons
23.8 US gallons
CO2 emissions :

Mercedes Benz W126 500 SEC Performance Mercedes Benz W126 500 SEC Performance

Top Speed : 225 km/h or 140 Mph
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) : - s

Mercedes Benz W126 500 SEC Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight Mercedes Benz W126 500 SEC Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight

Num. of Doors : 2
Wheelbase : 285 cm or 112.2 inches
Length : 491 cm or 193.31 inches
Width : 182.8 cm or 71.97 inches
Height : 140.6 cm or 55.35 inches
Max. Towing Capacity Weight : 0 Kg or 0 lbs
Num. of Seats : 4
Aerodynamic drag coefficient - Cx : -
Front Brakes - Disc dimensions : Discs (- mm)
Rear Brakes - Dics dimensions : Discs (- mm)
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions : 205/70 R14
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions : 205/70 R14
Curb Weight : 1610 kg OR 3549 lbs
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 7 kg/hp
Trunk / Boot capacity : - L
What engine is in Mercedes Benz W126 500 SEC?
The Mercedes Benz W126 500 SEC has a - V8, Petrol engine with 4973 cm3 / 303.5 cu-in capacity.

How much horsepower (hp) does a 1981 Mercedes Benz W126 500 SEC have?
The 1981 Mercedes Benz W126 500 SEC has 231 PS / 228 bhp / 170 kW horsepower.

How much does a Mercedes Benz W126 500 SEC weighs?
The Mercedes Benz W126 500 SEC weighs 1610 Kg / 3549 lbs.

What is the top speed of a Mercedes Benz W126 500 SEC?
The Mercedes Benz W126 500 SEC top speed is 225 Km/h / 140 mph.

Is Mercedes Benz W126 500 SEC All Wheel Drive (AWD)?
No, the Mercedes Benz W126 500 SEC is not All Wheel Drive (AWD). It's Rear Wheel Drive (RWD).

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