Mercedes Benz W116 280 S Limousine Technical Specs, Dimensions

With a maximum top speed of 115 mph (185 km/h), a curb weight of 3241 lbs (1470 kgs), the W116 280 S Limousine has a naturally-aspirated Inline 6 cylinder engine, Petrol motor. This engine produces a maximum power of 142 PS (140 bhp – 104 kW) at 5200 rpm and a maximum torque of 224.0 Nm (165 lb.ft) at 5200 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. Anti-roll bar. front suspension and Coil springs. Radius arms. rear suspension. For stopping power, the W116 280 S Limousine braking system includes Discs at the front and Discs at the rear.The W116 model is a Sedan car manufactured by Mercedes Benz, sold new from year 1972 until 1980, and available after that as a used car.

What engine is in Mercedes Benz W116 280 S Limousine?
The Mercedes Benz W116 280 S Limousine has a Inline 6, Petrol engine with 2778 cm3 / 169.5 cu-in capacity.

How many horsepower (hp) does a 1972 Mercedes Benz W116 280 S Limousine have?
The 1972 Mercedes Benz W116 280 S Limousine has 142 PS / 140 bhp / 104 kW.

How much does a Mercedes Benz W116 280 S Limousine weighs?
The Mercedes Benz W116 280 S Limousine weighs 1470 Kg / 3241 lbs.

What is the top speed of a Mercedes Benz W116 280 S Limousine?
The Mercedes Benz W116 280 S Limousine top speed is 185 Km/h / 115 mph.

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

Mercedes Benz W116 280 S Limousine Engine Technical Data

Engine type – Number of cylinders : Inline 6
Engine Code :
Fuel type : Petrol
Fuel System : 2 Zenith carbs
Coolant : Water
Engine Alignment : Longitudinal
Engine size – Displacement – Engine capacity : 2778 cm3 or 169.5 cu-in
Bore x Stroke : 86.50 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 : 142 PS or 140 bhp or 104 kW @ 5200 rpm
Maximum torque : 224.0 Nm or 165 lb.ft @ 5200 rpm
Drive wheels – Traction – Drivetrain : RWD
Transmission Gearbox – Number of speeds : 4 speed Manual

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

Fuel Tank Capacity : 82 L

18 UK gallons
21.7 US gallons

Mercedes Benz W116 280 S Limousine Performance

Top Speed : 185 km/h or 115 Mph
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) : – s

Mercedes Benz W116 280 S Limousine Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight

Body : Sedan
Num. of Doors : 4
Wheelbase : 275 cm or 108.27 inches
Length : 490 cm or 192.91 inches
Width : 181 cm
or
71.26 inches
Height : 144 cm
or
56.69 inches
Front Axle : 148.2 cm or 58.35 inches
Rear Axle : 148.5 cm or 58.46 inches
Ground clearance : 16.8 cm / 6.61 inches
Ground clearance : 16.8 cm / 6.61 inches
Max. Towing Capacity Weight : 0 Kg
or
0 lbs
Aerodynamic drag coefficient – Cx :
Front Brakes – Disc dimensions : Discs (- mm)
Rear Brakes – Dics dimensions : Discs (- mm)
Front Tyres – Rims dimensions : -/- R-
Rear Tyres – Rims dimensions : -/- R-
Curb Weight : 1470 kg
OR
3241 lbs
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 10.4 kg/hp
Trunk / Boot capacity : – L
Steering : Recirculating ball. –
Front Suspension : Coil springs. Anti-roll bar.
Rear Suspension : Coil springs. Radius arms.