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1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SEL V 126 V 126 E 56 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5160 mm
How heavy?
1780 kg
What size engine?
5.5 litre, 5547 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
300 PS / 295.5 bhp / 220 kW @ 5000 rpm
How much torque?
455 Nm / 336 ft.lb / 46.4 kgm @ 3750 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 7.10 s
How fast?
237 km/h, 147 mph
How economical?
10.5/12.7/16.8 l/100km 90 km/h / 120 km/h / urban as per 80/1268/EEC

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1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SEL technical specifications

Introduction

This vehicle has a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style styled by Bruno Sacco with a front positioned engine powering the rear wheels.
The 560 SEL forms part of Mercedes-Benz's V 126 model range.
The 8 cylinder, single overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 5.5 litres. In this application it musters power and torque figures of 295.5 bhp (300 PS/220 kW) at 5000 rpm and 455 Nm (336 lbft/46.4 kgm) at 3750 rpm respectively.
The engine transmits power to the wheels via a 4 speed automatic transmission.
The stated weight at the kerb is 1780 kg.
Maximum speed claimed is 237 km/h, which is 147 mph, officially quoted fuel consumption is 10.5/12.7/16.8 l/100km 90 km/h / 120 km/h / urban as per 80/1268/EEC.
1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SEL data
1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SEL V 126 V 126 E 56 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
DesignerBruno Sacco
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3070 120.9
Track/tread (front) 1555 61.2
Track/tread (rear) 1527 60.1
Length 5160 203.1
Width 1820 71.7
Height 1446 56.9
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.68
Kerb weight 1780 kg 3924 lb
Weight distribution 56.00 % front
fuel tank capacity 90 litres 19.8 UK Gal 23.8 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Mercedes-Benz
Engine code M 117 E 56
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 5.5 litre
5547 cc
(338.499 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 96.5 × 94.8 mm
3.8 × 3.73 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.02
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
300 PS (295.5 bhp) (220 kW)
at 5000 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
53.3 bhp/litre
0.87 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
455 Nm (336 ft·lb) (46.4 kgm)
at 3750 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
82.03 Nm/litre
0.99 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system Bosch KE-Jetronic fuel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1030.8 kPa (149.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 693.38 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 5.50 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 7.10 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 15.80 s
Standing kilometre 28.40 s
Maximum speed 237 km/h (147 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 168.32 PS/g
123.79 kW/g
166.01 bhp/ton
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.08 kg/kW
13.49 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 10.5/12.7/16.8 l/100km 90 km/h / 120 km/h / urban as per 80/1268/EEC
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km10.5/12.7/16.8 l/100km 90kmph/120kmph/urban
km per litre9.5/7.9/6.0 km/l 90kmph/120kmph/urban
UK MPG26.9/22.2/16.8 UK MPG 90kmph/120kmph/urban
US MPG22.4/18.5/14.0 US MPG 90kmph/120kmph/urban
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 352.41 g/km
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering recirculating ball PAS
turns lock-to-lock 3.030
Turning circle
Front suspension I.DW.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.STA.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 7J x 15 H 2
Wheel size rear 7J x 15 H 2
Tyres front 215/65 VR 15
Tyres rear 215/65 VR 15
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 300 mm
Rear brake diameter 279 mm
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1.00
Final drive ratio 2.65
general
Carfolio.com ID64229
Production total
Model code V 126 E 56
Model family V 126
RAC rating 46.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SEL added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-06-19.

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