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1973 Mercedes-Benz 450 SLC C 107 C 107 E 45 / 107.024 information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4750 mm
How heavy?
1635 kg
What size engine?
4.5 litre, 4520 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
228 PS / 225 bhp / 168 kW @ 5000 rpm
How much torque?
378 Nm / 279 ft.lb / 38.5 kgm @ 3000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 8.80 s
How fast?
215 km/h, 134 mph

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1973 Mercedes-Benz 450 SLC technical specifications

Introduction

The 450 SLC is a car from Mercedes-Benz, with rear wheel drive, a front located engine and a Friedrich Geiger-desgined 2 door coupé body style.
It forms part of Mercedes-Benz's C 107 range of cars.
Its 8 cylinder, single overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 4.5 litres. For this model it musters power and torque figures of 225 bhp (228 PS/168 kW) at 5000 rpm and 378 Nm (279 lbft/38.5 kgm) at 3000 rpm respectively.
Power is transferred to the wheels by means of a 3 speed automatic gearbox.
Stated kerb weight is 1635 kg.
Its maximum speed claimed is 215 km/h or 134 mph.
1973 Mercedes-Benz 450 SLC data
1973 Mercedes-Benz 450 SLC C 107 C 107 E 45 / 107.024 data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
DesignerFriedrich Geiger
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2815 110.8
Track/tread (front) 1452 57.2
Track/tread (rear) 1440 56.7
Length 4750 187
Width 1790 70.5
Height 1330 52.4
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.69
Kerb weight 1635 kg 3605 lb
Weight distribution 57.00 % 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 45 / 117.982
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 4.5 litre
4520 cc
(275.827 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 92 × 85 mm
3.62 × 3.35 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.08
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
228 PS (225 bhp) (168 kW)
at 5000 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
49.8 bhp/litre
0.82 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
378 Nm (279 ft·lb) (38.5 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
83.63 Nm/litre
1.01 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.8:1
Fuel system Bo D-Jet fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1050.9 kPa (152.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 565 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 8.80 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 215 km/h (134 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 139.53 PS/g
102.62 kW/g
137.61 bhp/ton
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.74 kg/kW
16.28 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per 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 recirculating ball PAS
turns lock-to-lock 3.300
Turning circle 11.60 m
Front suspension I.W.CS.
Rear suspension I.STA.CS.
Wheel size front 6½J x 14 H 2
Wheel size rear 6½J x 14 H 2
Tyres front 205/70 VR 14
Tyres rear 205/70 VR 14
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S
Front brake diameter 278 mm
Rear brake diameter 279 mm
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1.01
Final drive ratio 3.07
general
Carfolio.com ID71676
Production total 31739
Model code C 107 E 45 / 107.024
Model family C 107
RAC rating 42.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1973 Mercedes-Benz 450 SLC added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-06-19.

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