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Mercedes-Benz 170V (136) Technical Specifications

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Mercedes 170V
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  • Years of Manufacture: 1946 - 1953
  • Number Built: 49,367
  • Price at Introduction:
    • 170V Sedan: DM 6,200
    • 170V Sedan (July 1948): DM 8,180
    • 170V Sedan (May 1949): DM 7,800
    • 170V Sedan (January 1950): DM 7,380
    • 170Va Sedan: DM 7,400
    • 170Vb Sedan: DM 7,900
  • Date of Introduction:
    • June, 1946
  • Chassis/Body:
    • X Shaped Oval Tube Chassis
  • Exterior Dimensions 170V:
    • Total Length: 168.7 inches (4285mm)
    • Total Width: 62.2 inches (1580mm)
    • Height at kerb weight: 63.4 inches (1610mm)
    • Wheelbase: 112.0 inches (2845mm)
    • Front Track: 51.6 inches (1310mm)
    • Rear Track: 51.0 inches (1296mm)
  • Exterior Dimensions 170Va/170Vb:
    • Total Length: 168.7 inches (4285mm)
    • Total Width: 64.2 inches (1630mm)
    • Height at kerb weight: 63.4 inches (1610mm)
    • Wheelbase: 112.0 inches (2845mm)
    • Front Track Va: 51.6 inches (1310mm)
    • Front Track Vb: 51.6 inches (1310mm)
    • Rear Track Va: 52.8 inches (1342mm)
    • Rear Track Vb: 53.5 inches (1360mm)
  • Kerb Weight:
    • 2552lb (1160kg)
  • Fuel Tank:
    • 11.1 gallons (42.0 litres)
  • Turning Circle:
    • 37.7ft (11.5 metres)
  • Instruments:
    • Speedometer
    • Petrol gauge
    • Temp warning lamp
    • Oil warning lamp
    • High-beam warning lamp
  • Transmission:
    • 170V/170Va/170Vb Manual:
      • 1st: 4.025:1
      • 2nd: 2.280:1
      • 3rd: 1.420:1
      • 4th: 1.00:1
  • Clutch:
    • Single cushion disc, dry plate clutch
  • Rear Axle Ratio: 4.125:1
  • Engine Speed at 100 km/h:
    • 3300 rpm
  • 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h):
    • 36.0 seconds
  • Maximum Speed:
    • 170V: 108 km/h (67 mph)
    • 170Va/170Vb: 116 km/h (72 mph)
  • Engine 4 Cylinder M 136 170V:
    • Capacity: 1697cc
    • Type: Conventional, watercooled four stroke, reciprocating piston type with 4 cylinders
    • Configuration: Front mounted, longitudinal, inline
    • Head: Pushrod and rocker actuated ohv with one valve per cylinder
    • Fuel System: Solex updraft 30 BFLVS carburettor
    • Bore and Stroke: 2.89 x 3.94 inches (73.5 x 100mm)
    • Power: 38hp @ 3600rpm
    • Torque: 10 mkg @ 1800rpm (72.35 ft/lb)
    • Compression Ratio: 6.0:1 (from 1949 6.5:1)
  • Engine 4 Cylinder M 136 170Va/170Vb:
    • Capacity: 1767cc
    • Type: Conventional, watercooled four stroke, reciprocating piston type with 4 cylinders
    • Configuration: Front mounted, longitudinal, inline
    • Head: Pushrod and rocker actuated ohv with one valve per cylinder
    • Fuel System: Solex updraft 30 BFLVS carburettor
    • Bore and Stroke: 2.95 x 3.94 inches (75 x 100mm)
    • Power: 45hp @ 3600rpm
    • Torque: 11 mkg @ 1800rpm (79.59 ft/lb)
    • Compression Ratio: 6.5:1
  • Ignition and Electrical:
    • 12 volt
    • Coil and alternator
  • Exhaust:
    • Single tail-pipe
  • Suspension:
    • Front: Independent type with coil springs
    • Rear: Swing axle with coil springs
  • Steering:
    • Worm and ball, ratio 14.4:1
  • Brakes:
    • 170V: Drum, 564 cm 87.4 sq in.
    • 170Va/170Vb: Drum, 736 cm 114.0 sq in.
  • Wheels:
    • 16" Pressed steel disc wheels
  • Tyres:
    • 5.50 x 16"
170V Production Schedule
Vehicle
Year
Cars Manufactured
170V (136 I-V) Sedan
1946
214
1947
1,045
1948
5,116
1949
13,101
1950
11,876
1951
12,867
1952
3,692
1953
1,636
Total:
49,367
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