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1961 Mercedes-Benz W120 Sedan (facelift 1959) 180 Dc (48 Hp)

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Key specs

Mercedes-Benz Ponton Sedan 1961, 1962

What is the body type, Mercedes-Benz W120 Sedan (facelift 1959)?Sedan, 5 Doors, 5 Seats
What is the fuel economy, Mercedes-Benz W120 Sedan (facelift 1959) 180 Dc (48 Hp)?7.1 l/100 km
33.13 US mpg
39.79 UK mpg
14.08 km/l
How fast is the car, 1961 W120 Sedan (facelift 1959) 180 Dc (48 Hp)?110 km/h | 68.35 mph
0-100 km/h: 36 sec
0-60 mph: 34.2 sec
How much power, Mercedes-Benz Ponton Sedan 1961 180 Dc (48 Hp)?48 Hp, 108 Nm
79.66 lb.-ft.
What is the engine size, Mercedes-Benz Ponton Sedan 1961 180 Dc (48 Hp)?2.0 l
1988 cm3
121.32 cu. in.
How many cylinders, 1961 Mercedes-Benz 180 Dc (48 Hp)?4, Inline
What is the drivetrain, Mercedes-Benz W120 Sedan (facelift 1959) Sedan 1961 180 Dc (48 Hp)?Rear wheel drive. Internal Combustion engine. The Internal combustion engine (ICE) drives the rear wheels of the vehicle.
How long is this vehicle, 1961 Mercedes-Benz Ponton Sedan?4500 mm
177.17 in.
How wide is the vehicle, 1961 Mercedes-Benz Ponton Sedan?1740 mm
68.5 in.
What is the curb weight, 1961 Mercedes-Benz W120 Sedan (facelift 1959) 180 Dc (48 Hp)?1210 kg
2667.59 lbs.
What is the gross weight, 1961 Mercedes-Benz W120 Sedan (facelift 1959) 180 Dc (48 Hp)?1660 kg
3659.67 lbs.
How many gears, What type is the gearbox, 1961 Mercedes-Benz W120 Sedan (facelift 1959) 180 Dc (48 Hp)?4, manual transmission

Mercedes-Benz W120 Sedan (facelift 1959) 180 Dc (48 Hp) 1961, 1962 Specs

General information
BrandMercedes-Benz
Model Ponton
Generation W120 Sedan (facelift 1959)
Modification (Engine) 180 Dc (48 Hp)
Start of production June, 1961 year
End of production October, 1962 year
Powertrain Architecture Internal Combustion engine
Body typeSedan
Seats 5
Doors 5
Performance specs
Fuel consumption (economy) - combined 7.1 l/100 km 33.13 US mpg
39.79 UK mpg
14.08 km/l
Fuel Type Diesel
Acceleration 0 - 100 km/h36 sec
Acceleration 0 - 62 mph36 sec
Acceleration 0 - 60 mph (Calculated by Auto-Data.net) 34.2 sec
Maximum speed 110 km/h 68.35 mph
Weight-to-power ratio 25.2 kg/Hp, 39.7 Hp/tonne
Weight-to-torque ratio 11.2 kg/Nm, 89.3 Nm/tonne
Engine specs
Power 48 Hp @ 3800 rpm.
Power per litre 24.1 Hp/l
Torque 108 Nm @ 2000 rpm. 79.66 lb.-ft. @ 2000 rpm.
Engine location Front, Longitudinal
Engine Model/Code OM 621 IV / 621.914
Engine displacement 1988 cm3 121.32 cu. in.
Number of cylinders 4
Position of cylinders Inline
Cylinder Bore 87 mm 3.43 in.
Piston Stroke 83.6 mm 3.29 in.
Compression ratio 21
Number of valves per cylinder 2
Fuel System Diesel - Standard diesel injection (SDI)
Engine aspiration Naturally aspirated engine
Valvetrain SOHC
Space, Volume and weights
Kerb Weight 1210 kg 2667.59 lbs.
Max. weight 1660 kg 3659.67 lbs.
Max load 450 kg 992.08 lbs.
Fuel tank capacity 56 l 14.79 US gal | 12.32 UK gal
Dimensions
Length 4500 mm 177.17 in.
Width 1740 mm 68.5 in.
Height 1560 mm 61.42 in.
Wheelbase 2650 mm 104.33 in.
Front track 1440 mm 56.69 in.
Rear (Back) track 1485 mm 58.46 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 (manual transmission) 4
Front suspension Double wishbone, Transverse stabilizer
Rear suspension Trailing arm
Front brakesDrum
Rear brakesDrum
Steering type Cone worm with recirculation balls