Mercedes-Benz C111-IID 

  • built in Germany
  • 1976
  • 190 HP 3.0L
  • 186 mph
 
No one had previously thought a diesel vehicle capable of such performance.
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In 1976 engineers installed low-consumption diesel engine with five cylinders in the C 111-II for the first tests.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Mercedes-Benz C111-IID

0-60mph

Mercedes-Benz C111-IID
4.7 s
Veyron
2.7 s

Top speed

Mercedes-Benz C111-IID
186 mph
Agera R
260 mph
Veyron
253 mph

Data points Key details of the Mercedes-Benz C111-IID

Number built

Mercedes-Benz C111-IID
1 car
Veyron
300 cars
Veneno
4 cars

Horsepower

Mercedes-Benz C111-IID
190 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

In The News From around the web

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Mercedes-Benz C111-IID

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In the car, now called C 111-IID, the OM 617 LA engine developed as much as 190 hp, thanks to turbocharging and intercooling.
In 1976 engineers installed low-consumption diesel engine with five cylinders in the C 111-II for the first tests.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Mercedes-Benz
Year 1976
Number built 1 car

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 14.39 lb/hp
Maximum hp 190 HP
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 3,000 cc
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,734 lb
Width 70.9 in
Height 44.1 in
Length 174.8 in
Front track width 55.5 in
Wheelbase 103.1 in

road tests

Top speed 186 mph
0-60mph 4.7 s

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears
Axle ratio 3.17:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
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