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1952 Mercedes-Benz 300 S Roadster (W188 I) 3.0 (150 Hp)

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Key specs

Mercedes-Benz W188 Roadster 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955

What is the body type, Mercedes-Benz 300 S Roadster (W188 I)?Roadster, 2 Doors, 4 Seats
How fast is the car, 1952 300 S Roadster (W188 I) 3.0 (150 Hp)?175 km/h | 108.74 mph
0-100 km/h: 15 sec
0-60 mph: 14.3 sec
How much power, Mercedes-Benz W188 Roadster 1952 3.0 (150 Hp)?150 Hp, 230 Nm
169.64 lb.-ft.
What is the engine size, Mercedes-Benz W188 Roadster 1952 3.0 (150 Hp)?3.0 l
2996 cm3
182.83 cu. in.
How many cylinders, 1952 Mercedes-Benz 3.0 (150 Hp)?6, Inline
What is the drivetrain, Mercedes-Benz 300 S Roadster (W188 I) Roadster 1952 3.0 (150 Hp)?Rear wheel drive. Internal Combustion engine. The Internal combustion engine (ICE) drives the rear wheels of the vehicle.
How long is this vehicle, 1952 Mercedes-Benz W188 Roadster?4730 mm
186.22 in.
How wide is the vehicle, 1952 Mercedes-Benz W188 Roadster?1910 mm
75.2 in.
What is the curb weight, 1952 Mercedes-Benz 300 S Roadster (W188 I) 3.0 (150 Hp)?1540 kg
3395.12 lbs.
What is the gross weight, 1952 Mercedes-Benz 300 S Roadster (W188 I) 3.0 (150 Hp)?2000 kg
4409.25 lbs.
How many gears, What type is the gearbox, 1952 Mercedes-Benz 300 S Roadster (W188 I) 3.0 (150 Hp)?4, manual transmission

Mercedes-Benz 300 S Roadster (W188 I) 3.0 (150 Hp) 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955 Specs

General information
BrandMercedes-Benz
Model W188
Generation 300 S Roadster (W188 I)
Modification (Engine) 3.0 (150 Hp)
Start of production September, 1952 year
End of production June, 1955 year
Powertrain Architecture Internal Combustion engine
Body typeRoadster
Seats 4
Doors 2
Performance specs
Fuel consumption (economy) - extra urban 13.8 l/100 km 17.04 US mpg
20.47 UK mpg
7.25 km/l
Fuel Type Petrol (Gasoline)
Acceleration 0 - 100 km/h15 sec
Acceleration 0 - 62 mph15 sec
Acceleration 0 - 60 mph (Calculated by Auto-Data.net) 14.3 sec
Maximum speed 175 km/h 108.74 mph
Weight-to-power ratio 10.3 kg/Hp, 97.4 Hp/tonne
Weight-to-torque ratio 6.7 kg/Nm, 149.4 Nm/tonne
Engine specs
Power 150 Hp @ 5000 rpm.
Power per litre 50.1 Hp/l
Torque 230 Nm @ 3800 rpm. 169.64 lb.-ft. @ 3800 rpm.
Engine location Front, Longitudinal
Model Engine M 188.920
Engine displacement 2996 cm3 182.83 cu. in.
Number of cylinders 6
Position of cylinders Inline
Cylinder Bore 85 mm 3.35 in.
Piston Stroke 88 mm 3.46 in.
Compression ratio 7.8
Number of valves per cylinder 2
Fuel System Carburettor
Engine aspiration Naturally aspirated engine
Valvetrain SOHC
Engine oil capacity 7.5 l 7.93 US qt | 6.6 UK qt
Coolant 19.5 l 20.61 US qt | 17.16 UK qt
Space, Volume and weights
Kerb Weight 1540 kg 3395.12 lbs.
Max. weight 2000 kg 4409.25 lbs.
Max load 460 kg 1014.13 lbs.
Fuel tank capacity 85 l 22.45 US gal | 18.7 UK gal
Dimensions
Length 4730 mm 186.22 in.
Width 1910 mm 75.2 in.
Height 1510 mm 59.45 in.
Wheelbase 2900 mm 114.17 in.
Front track 1480 mm 58.27 in.
Rear (Back) track 1525 mm 60.04 in.
Ride height 180 mm 7.09 in.
Minimum turning circle (turning diameter) 12.5 m 41.01 ft.
Drivetrain, brakes and suspension specs
Drivetrain Architecture The Internal combustion engine (ICE) drives the rear wheels of the vehicle.
Drive wheel Rear wheel drive
Number of Gears (manual transmission) 4
Front suspension Coil spring, Double wishbone, Transverse stabilizer
Rear suspension Helical spring
Front brakesDrum
Rear brakesDrum
Steering type Cone worm with recirculation balls
Wheel rims size15