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Mercedes Benz W116 280 SEL Specs

(1974 - 1976) - Technical Specifications for Years 1974, 1975, 1976
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With 0 to 100 km/h (62mph) in 10.50 seconds, a maximum top speed of 124 mph (200 km/h), a curb weight of 3627 lbs (1645 kgs), the W116 280 SEL has a naturally-aspirated Inline 6 cylinder engine, Petrol motor, with the engine code M 11 E 28 / 110.983.
This engine produces a maximum power of 185 PS (182 bhp - 136 kW) at 6000 rpm and a maximum torque of 238.0 Nm (175 lb.ft) at 6000 rpm. The power is transmitted to the road by the rear wheel drive (RWD) with a 4 speed Manual gearbox.
On the topic of chassis details responsible for road holding, handling behavior and ride comfort, the W116 has Coil springs. front suspension and Coil springs. Semi-trailing arm. Trailing arm. rear suspension. For stopping power, the W116 280 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, sold new from year 1974 until 1976, and available after that as a used car.

Mercedes Benz W116 280 SEL Engine Technical Data Mercedes Benz W116 280 SEL Engine Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders : Inline 6
Engine Code : M 11 E 28 / 110.983
Fuel type : Petrol
Fuel System : Bosch D-Jetronic fuel injection
Lubrication : Wet sump
Coolant : Water
Engine Alignment : Longitudinal
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity : 2746 cm3 or 167.6 cu-in
Bore x Stroke : 86.00 x 78.80 mm
3.39 x 3.07 inches
Number of valves : 12 Valves
Aspiration : N/A
Compression Ratio : 9.00
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower : 185 PS or 182 bhp or 136 kW @ 6000 rpm
Maximum torque : 238.0 Nm or 175 lb.ft @ 6000 rpm
Drive wheels - Traction - Drivetrain : RWD
Transmission Gearbox - Number of speeds :

Mercedes Benz W116 280 SEL Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range Mercedes Benz W116 280 SEL Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range

Fuel Tank Capacity : 96 L
21.1 UK gallons
25.4 US gallons

Mercedes Benz W116 280 SEL Performance Mercedes Benz W116 280 SEL Performance

Top Speed : 200 km/h or 124 Mph
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) : 10.50 s

Mercedes Benz W116 280 SEL Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight Mercedes Benz W116 280 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 : 152.1 cm or 59.88 inches
Rear Axle : 150.5 cm or 59.25 inches
Aerodynamic drag coefficient - Cx : -
Front Brakes - Disc dimensions : Vented Discs (278 mm)
Rear Brakes - Dics dimensions : Discs (279 mm)
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions : -/- R-
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions : -/- R-
Front Wheels Width : 6½"
Rear Wheels Width : 6½"
Curb Weight : 1645 kg OR 3627 lbs
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 8.9 kg/hp
Trunk / Boot capacity : - L
Steering : Recirculating ball. PAS -
Front Suspension : Coil springs.
Rear Suspension : Coil springs. Semi-trailing arm. Trailing arm.
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What engine is in Mercedes Benz W116 280 SEL?
The Mercedes Benz W116 280 SEL has a Inline 6, Petrol engine with 2746 cm3 / 167.6 cu-in capacity.

How many horsepower (hp) does a 1974 Mercedes Benz W116 280 SEL have?
The 1974 Mercedes Benz W116 280 SEL has 185 PS / 182 bhp / 136 kW.

How much does a Mercedes Benz W116 280 SEL weighs?
The Mercedes Benz W116 280 SEL weighs 1645 Kg / 3627 lbs.

What is the top speed of a Mercedes Benz W116 280 SEL?
The Mercedes Benz W116 280 SEL top speed is 200 Km/h / 124 mph.

Is Mercedes Benz W116 280 SEL All Wheel Drive (AWD)?
No, the Mercedes Benz W116 280 SEL is not All Wheel Drive (AWD). It's Rear Wheel Drive (RWD).