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1939 Mercedes-Benz W163 Specs

Engine Specifications

Engine Specifications:Front Longitudinal
Position:M 163 V12
Aspiration:Twin Roots Superchargers
Valvetrain:DOHC, 4 Valves per Cyl
Displacement:2963 cc / 180.8 cu in
Bore:67 mm / 2.64 in
Stroke:70 mm / 2.76 in
Power:360.2 kw / 483.0 bhp @ 7800 rpm
Specific output:163.01 bhp per litre
Bhp/Weight:492.35 bhp per tonne

Chassis & body

Body/Frame:Aluminum over Oval Tube Frame
Driven wheels:RWD
Front tires:5.25x17
Rear tires:7x19
Front brakes:Lockheed Hydrualics
Front brake size:419 mm / 16.5 in
Rear brakes:Lockheed Hydrualics
Rear brake size:419 mm / 16.5 in
Steering:Worm & Nut
Front suspension:Double Wishbones w/Coil Springs, Hydrualic Shock Absorbers
Rear suspension:De Dion Axle w/Torsion Bar Springs, Hydrualic Shick Absorbers


Transmission:5-Speed Manual

Car dimensions

Weight:981 kg / 2163 lbs
Wheelbase:2730 mm / 107.5 in
Front track:1475 mm / 58.1 in
Rear track:1412 mm / 55.6 in
Length:4250 mm / 167.3 in
Width:1750 mm / 68.9 in
Height:1010 mm / 39.8 in

Speed performance

Car top speed:330 kph / 205.1 mph

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