Mercedes-Benz 220 S 

  • $7k built in Germany
  • 1956-1959
  • 100 HP 2.2L
  • 99 mph
 
All the cars used a 4-speed manual transmission, but Mercedes-Benz did offer a Hydrak automatic clutch that used switches in the column shift lever to activate.
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These cars used the M180.924 inline-6 engine which was one of the last to use regular carburetors over an injection system.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Mercedes-Benz 220 S

Top speed

Mercedes-Benz 220 S
99 mph
Agera R
260 mph
Veyron
253 mph

Data points Key details of the Mercedes-Benz 220 S

Price

Mercedes-Benz 220 S
$7k
Veneno
$4.106M
Veyron
$1.50M

Number built

Mercedes-Benz 220 S
2,178 cars
Veneno
4 cars
Veyron
300 cars

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Mercedes-Benz 220 S Cabriolet

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These cars used the M180.924 inline-6 engine which was one of the last to use regular carburetors over an injection system.
In 1956 Mercedes-Benz began to offer their 220 model in a lavish coupe and cabriolet that sold in much smaller numbers than the sedan they were based off.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Mercedes-Benz
Price $7,200
Type of car Production car
Year 1956-1959
Number built 2,178 cars

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Width 69.5 in
Height 60.2 in
Length 187.4 in
Front track width 56.3 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in

road tests

Top speed 99 mph

power & handling

Maximum hp 100 HP @ 4,800 RPM
Maximum torque 119 ft-lb @ 3,500 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 2,195 cc
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 7.6:1
Bore/stroke 3.15 in / 2.87 in
Valvetrain Single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
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