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1978 Mercedes-Benz C123 280 CE (185 Hp) Automatic

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Key specs

Mercedes-Benz W123 Coupe 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985

What is the body type, Mercedes-Benz C123?Coupe, 2 Doors, 4 Seats
How fast is the car, 1978 C123 280 CE (185 Hp) Automatic?195 km/h | 121.17 mph
0-100 km/h: 10.8 sec
0-60 mph: 10.3 sec
How much power, Mercedes-Benz W123 Coupe 1978 280 CE (185 Hp) Automatic?185 Hp, 240 Nm
177.01 lb.-ft.
What is the engine size, Mercedes-Benz W123 Coupe 1978 280 CE (185 Hp) Automatic?2.7 l
2746 cm3
167.57 cu. in.
How many cylinders, 1978 Mercedes-Benz 280 CE (185 Hp) Automatic?6, Inline
What is the drivetrain, Mercedes-Benz C123 Coupe 1978 280 CE (185 Hp) Automatic?Rear wheel drive. Internal Combustion engine. The Internal combustion engine (ICE) drives the rear wheels of the vehicle.
How long is this vehicle, 1978 Mercedes-Benz W123 Coupe?4640 mm
182.68 in.
How wide is the vehicle, 1978 Mercedes-Benz W123 Coupe?1786 mm
70.31 in.
What is the curb weight, 1978 Mercedes-Benz C123 280 CE (185 Hp) Automatic?1460 kg
3218.75 lbs.
What is the gross weight, 1978 Mercedes-Benz C123 280 CE (185 Hp) Automatic?1980 kg
4365.15 lbs.
How many gears, What type is the gearbox, 1978 Mercedes-Benz C123 280 CE (185 Hp) Automatic?4, automatic transmission

Mercedes-Benz C123 280 CE (185 Hp) Automatic 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985 Specs

General information
BrandMercedes-Benz
Model W123
Generation C123
Modification (Engine) 280 CE (185 Hp) Automatic
Start of production April, 1978 year
End of production August, 1985 year
Powertrain Architecture Internal Combustion engine
Body typeCoupe
Seats 4
Doors 2
Performance specs
Fuel consumption (economy) - urban 14.8 l/100 km 15.89 US mpg
19.09 UK mpg
6.76 km/l
Fuel consumption (economy) - extra urban 9.8 l/100 km 24 US mpg
28.82 UK mpg
10.2 km/l
Fuel Type Petrol (Gasoline)
Acceleration 0 - 100 km/h10.8 sec
Acceleration 0 - 62 mph10.8 sec
Acceleration 0 - 60 mph (Calculated by Auto-Data.net) 10.3 sec
Maximum speed 195 km/h 121.17 mph
Weight-to-power ratio 7.9 kg/Hp, 126.7 Hp/tonne
Weight-to-torque ratio 6.1 kg/Nm, 164.4 Nm/tonne
Engine specs
Power 185 Hp @ 5800 rpm.
Power per litre 67.4 Hp/l
Torque 240 Nm @ 4500 rpm. 177.01 lb.-ft. @ 4500 rpm.
Engine location Front, Longitudinal
Engine Model/Code M 110 E 28 / 110.984
Engine displacement 2746 cm3 167.57 cu. in.
Number of cylinders 6
Position of cylinders Inline
Cylinder Bore 86 mm 3.39 in.
Piston Stroke 78.8 mm 3.1 in.
Compression ratio 9
Number of valves per cylinder 2
Fuel System Multi-point indirect injection
Engine aspiration Naturally aspirated engine
Valvetrain DOHC
Engine oil capacity 7 l 7.4 US qt | 6.16 UK qt
Oil viscosity Log in to see.Log in to see.
Engine oil specification
Coolant 10 l 10.57 US qt | 8.8 UK qt
Space, Volume and weights
Kerb Weight 1460 kg 3218.75 lbs.
Max. weight 1980 kg 4365.15 lbs.
Max load 520 kg 1146.4 lbs.
Fuel tank capacity 80 l 21.13 US gal | 17.6 UK gal
Dimensions
Length 4640 mm 182.68 in.
Width 1786 mm 70.31 in.
Height 1395 mm 54.92 in.
Wheelbase 2710 mm 106.69 in.
Front track 1488 mm 58.58 in.
Rear (Back) track 1446 mm 56.93 in.
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 (automatic transmission) 4
Front suspension Double wishbone
Rear suspension Trailing arm
Front brakesDisc
Rear brakesDisc
Steering type Cone worm with recirculation balls
Power steering Hydraulic Steering
Tires size Front wheel tires: 195/70 R14
Rear wheel tires: 195/70 R14
Wheel rims sizeFront wheel rims: 6J x 14
Rear wheel rims: 6J x 14