Mercedes-Benz 680 S Saoutchik Torpedo 

  • built in France
  • 1928
  • 180 HP 6.8L
  • 110 mph
 
In Paris, Jaques Saoutchik created easily his most striking pre-war car on the 680 S-type chassis.
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Saoutchik described the car as ‘Torpedo-Sport 4 places, J.Saoutchik, type Cannes.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Mercedes-Benz 680 S Saoutchik Torpedo

Top speed

Mercedes-Benz 680 S Saoutchik Torpedo
110 mph
Agera R
260 mph
Veyron
253 mph

Data points Key details of the Mercedes-Benz 680 S Saoutchik Torpedo

Number built

Mercedes-Benz 680 S Saoutchik Torpedo
7 cars
Veyron
300 cars
Veneno
4 cars

Horsepower

Mercedes-Benz 680 S Saoutchik Torpedo
180 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

Photo Gallery Wallpaper quality closeups of the car

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At that time the car was lightly restored by Gus Reuter for the Bedford family in the colors of yellow with plain red leather upholstery.
Saoutchik described the car as ‘Torpedo-Sport 4 places, J.Saoutchik, type Cannes.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Mercedes-Benz
Type of car Production car
Year 1928
Number built 7 cars

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 4,189 lb
Front track width 56.1 in
Wheelbase 133.9 in

road tests

Top speed 110 mph

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 23.27 lb/hp
Maximum hp 180 HP @ 3,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 6,789 cc
Air compressor Supercharger
Fuels Gas
Bore/stroke 3.86 in / 5.91 in
Valvetrain Single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
Valves per cylinder 2 valves
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