Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Uhlenhaut 

  • 1955
  • 310 HP 3.0L
  • 176 mph
 
Weighing only 1117 kilograms yet developing 310 horsepower, the Uhlenhaut Coupé accelerated to a maximum speed approaching 290 km/h in testing (the manufacturer's data showed a top speed of 284 km/h).
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With its eight-cylinder, 2982-cc engine developing up to 310 horsepower, this Silver Arrow was capable of a maximum speed in excess of 300 km/h - enough to power it to glory in all the top road races of 1955.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Uhlenhaut

Top speed

Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Uhlenhaut
176 mph
Agera R
260 mph
Veyron
253 mph

Data points Key details of the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Uhlenhaut

Horsepower

Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Uhlenhaut
310 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

Torque

Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Uhlenhaut
233 ft-lb
Veyron
922 ft-lb
Agera R
888 ft-lb

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Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupe

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With its eight-cylinder, 2982-cc engine developing up to 310 horsepower, this Silver Arrow was capable of a maximum speed in excess of 300 km/h - enough to power it to glory in all the top road races of 1955.
Weighing only 1117 kilograms yet developing 310 horsepower, the Uhlenhaut Coupé accelerated to a maximum speed approaching 290 km/h in testing (the manufacturer's data showed a top speed of 284 km/h).

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Mercedes-Benz
Type of car Production car
Year 1955

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 7.95 lb/hp
Maximum hp 310 HP @ 7,400 RPM
Maximum torque 233 ft-lb @ 5,950 RPM
Max RPM 7,800 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 2,982 cc
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 9:1
Bore/stroke 3.07 in / 3.07 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 2 valves

road tests

Top speed 176 mph

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 2.67:1
  2. 2: 1.75:1
  3. 3: 1.43:1
  4. 4: 1.07:1
  5. 5: 0.83:1
Axle ratio 2.22:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 406/? 152
Rear wheels 406/? 178

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,463 lb
Width 68.9 in
Height 47.6 in
Length 171.3 in
Front track width 52.4 in
Wheelbase 93.3 in
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