1962 Mercedes-Benz 220 SEb W 111 W 111/3

The Mercedes-Benz 220 SEb is a saloon designed by Friedrich Geiger with 4 doors and a front mounted engine which delivers its power to the rear wheels. The 220 SEb is part of Mercedes-Benz's W 111 family of cars. Its 6 cylinder, single overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a volume of 2.2 litres. In this application it produces power and torque figures of 118 bhp (120 PS/88 kW) at 4800 rpm and 189 Nm (139 lbft/19.3 kgm) at 3900 rpm respectively. The engine transmits power to the wheels via a 4 speed manual transmission. Claimed kerb weight is 1375 kg. Maximum speed claimed is 170 km/h (106 mph).

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Mercedes-Benz 220 SEb -
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Key facts

1962 Mercedes-Benz 220 SEb W 111 W 111/3 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4875 mm
How heavy?
1375 kg
What size engine?
2.2 litre, 2195 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
120 PS / 118 bhp / 88 kW @ 4800 rpm
How much torque?
189 Nm / 139 ft.lb / 19.3 kgm @ 3900 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 12.8 s
How fast?
170 km/h, 106 mph

Mercedes-Benz W 111 models

Mercedes-Benz 280 SE 3.5 Cabriolet -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 3499 cm3 200 PS 197 bhp 147 kW 1650 kg
Mercedes-Benz 280 SE 3.5 Coupé -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 3499 cm3 200 PS 197 bhp 147 kW 1570 kg
Mercedes-Benz 280 SE 3.5 Coupé Automatic -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 3499 cm3 200 PS 197 bhp 147 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 2778 cm3 160 PS 158 bhp 118 kW 1590 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 2778 cm3 160 PS 158 bhp 118 kW 1590 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 2778 cm3 160 PS 158 bhp 118 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 2778 cm3 160 PS 158 bhp 118 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 2778 cm3 160 PS 158 bhp 118 kW 1590 kg
Mercedes-Benz 280 SE Coupé -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 2778 cm3 160 PS 158 bhp 118 kW 1510 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 2778 cm3 160 PS 158 bhp 118 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 2306 cm3 120 PS 118 bhp 88 kW 1350 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 2306 cm3 120 PS 118 bhp 88 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 2497 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 1575 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 2497 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 2195 cm3 120 PS 118 bhp 88 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 2195 cm3 120 PS 118 bhp 88 kW
Mercedes-Benz 220 SEb Cabriolet -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 2195 cm3 120 PS 118 bhp 88 kW 1510 kg
Mercedes-Benz 220 SEb Cabriolet -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 2195 cm3 120 PS 118 bhp 88 kW
Mercedes-Benz 220 SEb Coupe -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 2195 cm3 120 PS 118 bhp 88 kW 1410 kg
Mercedes-Benz 220 SEb Coupé -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 2195 cm3 120 PS 118 bhp 88 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 2195 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1334 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 2195 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW 1334 kg
Mercedes-Benz 220 SEb -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 2195 cm3 120 PS 118 bhp 88 kW 1360 kg

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1962 Mercedes-Benz 220 SEb data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
DesignerFriedrich Geiger
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2750 mm 108.3 inches
Track/tread (front) 1482 mm 58.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1485 mm 58.5 inches
Length 4875 mm 191.9 inches
Width 1795 mm 70.7 inches
Height 1510 mm 59.4 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.77
Kerb weight 1375 kg 3031 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 65 litres 14.3 UK Gal 17.2 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Mercedes-Benz
Engine code M 127 V / 127.982
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 2.2 litre
2195 cc
(133.947 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 80 × 72.8 mm
3.15 × 2.87 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.1
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(Net)
120 PS (118 bhp) (88 kW)
at 4800 rpm
Specific output
(Net)
53.8 bhp/litre
0.88 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(Net)
189 Nm (139 ft·lb) (19.3 kgm)
at 3900 rpm
Specific torque
(Net)
86.1 Nm/litre
1.04 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.7:1
Fuel system Bosch fuel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1082 kPa (156.9 psi)
Maximum RPM 6000 rpm
crankshaft bearings 4
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 365.83 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 12.8 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 170 km/h (106 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 87.01 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
63.99 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
85.82 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 15.63 kg/kW
26.1 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock 3.750
Turning circle
Front suspension I.DW.CS.
Rear suspension SwAx.CS.TB.
Wheel size front 5JK x 13B
Wheel size rear 5JK x 13B
Tyres front 7.25-13
Tyres rear 7.25-13
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 253 mm
Rear brake diameter 230 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.10
general
Carfolio.com ID248941
Production total
Model code W 111/3
Model family W 111
RAC rating 23.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1962 Mercedes-Benz 220 SEb added 2011-06-25.
Last modified 2013-06-19.