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Mercedes-Benz 220SE (111/3) Technical Specifications

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Mercedes 220b
Mercedes-Benz 220SE
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  • Years of Manufacture: 1959 - 1965
  • Number Built:
    • 220SEb Sedan: 66,086
    • 220SEB Coupe and Convertible: 16,902
  • Price at Introduction:
    • 220SEb Sedan: DM 14,950
    • from April 1962: DM 15,400
    • Power Steering: DM 550
    • Hydrak Transmission (phased out in 1961): DM 450
    • Automatic Transmission (from August 1961): DM 1,400
    • 220SEb 2 Door Coupe: DM 23,500
    • 220SEb 2 Door Convertible: DM 25,500
  • Date of Introduction: August, 1959
  • Chassis/Body:
    • Unit frame and body
  • Exterior Dimensions 220SEb Sedan:
    • Total Length: 191.9 inches (4875mm)
    • Total Width: 70.7 inches (1795mm)
    • Height at Kerb Weight: 59.1 inches (1500mm)
    • Wheelbase: 108.3 inches (2750mm)
    • Front Track: 57.9 inches (1470mm)
    • Rear Track: 58.5 inches (1485mm)
  • Exterior Dimensions 220SEb Coupe and Convertible:
    • Total Length: 192.1 inches (4880mm)
    • Total Width: 72.7 inches (1845mm)
    • Height at Kerb Weight: 57.0 inches (1440mm)
    • Wheelbase: 108.3 inches (2750mm)
    • Front Track: 58.3 inches (1482mm)
    • Rear Track: 58.4 inches (1485mm)
  • Kerb Weight:
    • Sedan: 3036lb (1380kg)
    • Coupe: 3102lb (1410kg)
    • Convertible: 3322lb (1510kg)
  • Fuel Tank: 17.2 gallons (65.0 litres)
  • Turning Circle: 39.37ft (12.0 metres)
  • Instruments:
    • Speedometer
    • Petrol gauge
    • Temp warning lamp
    • Oil warning lamp
  • Transmission (Manual, 4 Speed):
    • 1st: 3.64:1
    • 2nd: 2.36:1 (later 2.28:1)
    • 3rd: 1.53:1
    • 4th: 1.00:1
  • Transmission (Automatic, 4 Speed):
    • 1st: 3.98:1
    • 2nd: 2.52:1
    • 3rd: 1.58:1
    • 4th: 1.00:1
  • Clutch:
    • Single cushion disc, dry plate clutch
  • Rear Axle Ratio: 4.10:1
  • Engine Speed at 100 km/h:
    • 3470 rpm
  • 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h): 14.0 seconds (approx)
  • Maximum Speed: 172 km/h (107 mph)
  • Engine 6 Cylinder M 127:
    • Capacity: 2195cc 133.9ci
    • Type: Conventional, watercooled four stroke, reciprocating piston type with 6 cylinders
    • Configuration: Front mounted, longitudinal, inline
    • Head: Pushrod and rocker actuated ohv, overhead camshaft
    • Fuel System: Bosch two plunger pump
    • Bore and Stroke: 3.16 x 2.87 inches (80 x 72.8mm)
    • Power: 120 hp (DIN) @ 4800rpm (134hp SAE @ 5000)
    • Torque: 19.3 mkg @ 3900rpm (151.9 ft/lb @ 4100)
    • Compression Ratio: 8.7:1
  • Ignition and Electrical:
    • 12 volt
    • Coil and alternator
  • Exhaust:
    • Single tail-pipe
  • Suspension:
    • Front: Independent type with coil springs
    • Rear: Single joint swing axle with coil springs
  • Steering:
    • Recirculating ball
    • Sedan Ratio: 21.4:1 (3.75 turns)
    • Coupe and Convertible Ratio: 22.7:1 (4.1 turns)
  • Brakes:
    • Sedan:
      • Drum, 1064 cm sq. 164.9 sq in., servo assisted
      • Optional Disc brakes available from August, 1963
    • Coupe and Convertible:
      • Disc front, drum rear
      • From August 1963 two circuit hydraulic
  • Wheels:
    • 13" Pressed steel disc wheels
  • Tyres:
    • Sedan:
      • 6.70 x 13 sport
      • From 1960: 7.25 x 13 sport
    • Coupe:
      • 7.25 x 13 sport
    • Convertible:
      • 7.50 x 13 sport
220SEb Production Schedule
Vehicle
Year
Cars Manufactured
220SEb (111/3) Sedan
1959
1,579
1960
9,247
1961
10,761
1962
10,786
1963
12,848
1964
14,336
1965
6,529
Total
66,086
220SEb (111/3) Coupe and Convertible
1960
1
1961
2,537
1962
4,287
1963
3,755
1964
3,528
1965
2,793
Total:
16,902

 

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