MERCEDES 280 SL
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1968 MERCEDES 280 SL - Technical specification

1968 MERCEDES 280 SL

1968 MERCEDES 280 SL technical characteristics

Years of Production
1968  - 1971

Engine

Engine type
6 inline
Materials
Light-alloy / Cast iron
Valves per cylindre
2
Distribution
OHV
Fuel injection / Ignition system
Bosch L-Jetronic electronic fuel injection
Aspiration
Natural
Displacement (cm3)
2778cm3
Bore x Stroke (mm)
86.5 x 78.8
Horsepower (hp rpm)
170 hp @ 5750tr/min
Specific output
61.2ch/l
Peak torque (mkg rpm)
24.5 @ 4500tr/min
Torque by Liter (mkg)
8.82mkg/l

Transmission - Body - Frame

GearBox
Manual width 5 speed
Transmission
Rear-wheel drive
Steering
Rack & pinion steering
Brakes
Discs at thr front and discs at the rear

Transmission - Body - Frame

GearBoxManual
Speed5
TransmissionRear-wheel drive
SteeringRack & pinion steering
BrakesFront brakesRear brakes
 - Brake typeDiscsDiscs

Weight and dimensions of 1968 MERCEDES 280 SL

Weight (kg)1360
Weight power ratio8
Length - Width - Height (mm)4280-1760-1310
Wheelbase2400
Rims
Tires 185 HR 14 185 HR 14

1968 MERCEDES 280 SL rival (according to duel)

 technical specification:  BMW BMW 645 Ci technical specification:  RENAULT RENAULT Mégane RS technical specification:  BMW BMW M6 Cabriolet (E63) technical specification:  FERRARI FERRARI 365 GTC/4

Performance of the 1968 MERCEDES 280 SL

top speed 198 km/h 

Acceleration:

0 - 1000 meters 31  

Pollution / Consumption / Price:

Base price 44400 Francs in 1970 

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