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Mercedes-Benz 300SD W116 '80

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Reference CH2955
Make Mercedes-Benz
Model 300SD W116 '80
Type berline
Construction year 1980
KM 471342
Cilinder displacement 2998
Gears automatic
Steering left hand drive
  • Newly delivered to the US. Model was only made for the US market.
  • Strong as an ox but usually uses a lot of petrol (which is also the case here).
  • Fully restored a while back.
  • Belgian papers.
  • Maintenance history with invoices from 2003-2014
  • Engine revised in 2005 on 453.000km
  • Since then driven for 20.0000
  • Revised automatic gear box in 2012 on 463.232km
  • Since then driven for fait +- 8000km

The Mercedes-Benz W116 is a series of flagship luxury sedans produced from September 1972 until 1980. The W116 automobiles were the first MercedesBenz models to be officially called S-Class (S-Klasse in Germany), although earlier sedan models had already unofficially been designated with the letter 'S' – for Sonderklasse or "special class."

In 1975, the W116 was upgraded with a new fuel injection system to comply with revised exhaust emission standards in European markets. A slight power reduction was a result of this update. In 1978, a series of engine upgrades restored original performance levels with new fuel injection systems.

Specifications

Bodywork

  • Length: cm (in): 496 (195)
  • Width: cm (in): 187 (73,6)
  • Height: cm (in): 143 (56,1)
  • Wheelbase: cm (in): 287 (112.8)
  • Weight: kg (lb): 1715 (3781)

 

Mechanics.

  • Displacement: straight-5 2998 cc (183 cu in), front-mounted
  • Valve gear: 10
  • Fuel system: indirect injection, turbocharger
  • Gearbox: 4-speed automatic
  • Driven wheels: rear-wheel drive
  • Maximum power: 120 hp at 4350 rpm
  • Maximum torque: 231 Nm at 2400 rpm
  • Maximum speed: 180 km/h (112 mph) 
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