Mercedes-Benz 300 SC Coupé 

  • built in Germany
  • 1956
  • 172 HP 3.0L
  • 112 mph
 
In October 1951, Daimler-Benz presented the Mercedes-Benz 300 S at the Paris Motor Show.
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The revised 300 Sc version made its debut in September 1955.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Mercedes-Benz 300 SC Coupé

0-60mph

Mercedes-Benz 300 SC Coupé
14 s
Veyron
2.7 s
LaFerrari
2.7 s

Top speed

Mercedes-Benz 300 SC Coupé
112 mph
Agera R
260 mph
Veyron
253 mph

Data points Key details of the Mercedes-Benz 300 SC Coupé

Horsepower

Mercedes-Benz 300 SC Coupé
172 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

Torque

Mercedes-Benz 300 SC Coupé
188 ft-lb
Veyron
922 ft-lb
Agera R
888 ft-lb

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Mercedes-Benz 300 SC Coupé

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It was now fitted with a single-joint swing axle with a low pivot point; direct injection replacing the carburetors raised engine output to 129 kW (175 hp).
In October 1951, Daimler-Benz presented the Mercedes-Benz 300 S at the Paris Motor Show.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Mercedes-Benz
Type of car Production car
Year 1956

design

Chief designer Sindelfingen

transmission

Gearing Traditional

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 381/? 127
Rear wheels 381/? 127

physical dimensions

Width 75.4 in
Height 59.4 in
Length 185 in
Front track width 58.3 in
Wheelbase 114.2 in

road tests

Top speed 112 mph
0-60mph 14 s

power & handling

Maximum hp 172 HP @ 5,400 RPM
Maximum torque 188 ft-lb @ 4,300 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 2,996 cc
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 8.55:1
Bore/stroke 3.35 in / 3.46 in
Valvetrain Single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
Valves per cylinder 2 valves
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