1968 Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3 

  • 1968
  • 247 HP 6.3L
  • 136 mph
The engine delivered 250 hp (184 kW), but of greater significance perhaps was its mighty torque of 51 mkg, which took the sedan from 0 to 100 km/h in 8 seconds and gave the car a top speed of 221 km/h..
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In March 1966, the model range was expanded by the addition of the 300 SEL (W 109), its wheelbase being 100 millimeters longer than that of the basic model.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3

Top speed

Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3
136 mph
Agera R
260 mph
Veyron
253 mph

0-100mph

Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3
17.3 s
Veyron
5.1 s

1/4 mile

Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3
15.2 s
Agera R
10.1 s
Veyron
10.2 s

Data points Key details of the Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3

Horsepower

Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3
247 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

Torque

Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3
377 ft-lb
Veyron
922 ft-lb
Agera R
888 ft-lb

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Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3

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The engine delivered 250 hp (184 kW), but of greater significance perhaps was its mighty torque of 51 mkg, which took the sedan from 0 to 100 km/h in 8 seconds and gave the car a top speed of 221 km/h..
These models represented the first independent luxury-class series from Mercedes-Benz and were the first post-war luxury-class limousines with eight-cylinder engines.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Mercedes-Benz
Year 1968

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 16.3 lb/hp
Maximum hp 247 HP @ 4,100 RPM
Maximum torque 377 ft-lb @ 3,000 RPM
Engine placement Front
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 6,300 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 9:1
Bore/stroke 4.06 in / 3.74 in
Valvetrain Single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
Valves per cylinder 2 valves

road tests

Top speed 136 mph
1/4 mile 15.2 s
0-100mph 17.3 s
0-200kph 31 s

transmission

Drivetrain Front Engine / RWD
Shift system Automatic
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears
Axle ratio 2.85:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 4,026 lb
Width 71.3 in
Height 55.5 in
Length 196.7 in
Front track width 58.3 in
Wheelbase 112.2 in
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