1983 Mercedes-Benz 300 Series news, pictures, specifications, and information
For 1983, the Mercedes-Benz 300 Series was available as a coupe, sedan, or wagon. (300D, 300CD, 300SD, and 300TD). Powering the 300 Series was a 3 liter five-cylinder engine that produced 120 horsepower and was mated to a four-speed automatic gearbox. Pricing ranged from $30,525 - $37,970. The Model 300CD Sedan was the most expensive while the 300D was the least among the series.
The 300 Series rested on a 106.7 inch wheelbase for the coupe, while the sedan and station wagon had a 110-inch platform. At all four corners were disc brakes.
For 1983, Mercedes-Benz sold 73,692 vehicles in the United States.
By Daniel Vaughan | Jul 2011
The Mercedes-Benz 300D was produced from 1975 through 1985. It was built atop the W123 platform and was originally powered by a 3-liter five-cylinder diesel engine that displaced 183.4 cubic-inches and produced nearly 80 horsepower. It was produced as a four-door sedan with seating for five and cost $12,200 when first introduced.
A turbo diesel option was introduced in late 1978 which offered 110 horsepower. By 1980 the horsepower increased to 120. When introduced, the cost to own the 300TD was $26,270.
The 1985 Mercedes-Benz 300 Series was powered by an overhead-cam five-cylinder, turbocharged engine offering 125 horsepower. It was available as a sedan, coupe, and station wagon. A revised four-speed automatic became standard along with a different torque converter that aided in solving a turbo lag and boost low-speed acceleration problem. Pricing began at $31,500 for the 300D 4-door sedan and rose to $39,500 for the 300SD 4-door sedan.
By Daniel Vaughan | Oct 2012
Recent Vehicle Additions
|Jeep® And Mopar Brands Reveal New Concept Vehicles For 51St Annual Moab Easter Jeep Safari|
|◾Jeep® Grand One celebrates the 25th anniversary of the 1993 Grand Cherokee ZJ
◾Jeep Safari delivers optimal views for all passengers while providing protection from the elements
◾Jeep Quicksand is a hot rod-inspired Wrangler built for sand dunes
◾Jeep Trailpass delivers Compass Trailhawk capability with added utility and cargo
◾Jeep Switchback boasts added capability with 4-inch lift kit, 37-inch tires and Dana 44 axles
◾Jeep CJ66 makes its Moab debut, fusing a trio of vehicle generations ...[Read more...]|
|VOLKSWAGEN'S TURBOCHARGED 1.8-LITER ENGINE NAMED TO '2015 WARD'S 10 BEST ENGINES' LIST|
|• Now powering the 2015 Golf 1.8T, the EA888 turbocharged and direct-injection engine is honored on the coveted list for the second consecutive year|
Herndon, VA — Volkswagen of America, Inc. is pleased to announce today that the Volkswagen EA888 1.8-liter four-cylinder TSI® engine has been named to WardsAuto World magazine's '2015 10 Best Engines' list. Powering the all-new 2015 Golf 1.8T, Volkswagen's turbocharged and direct-injection engine was selected from among 37 competito...[Read more...]
|2014 Chevrolet Performance Catalog Packed with New Camaro Parts, Crate Powertrains and Chevy Accessories|
|Chevrolet Performance announced its all-new 2014 catalog at the SEMA Show today. Highlights include a broader range of high-performance parts for fifth-generation Camaros, a new six-speed manual transmission designed for LS engine installations in older vehicles, expanded Connect & Cruise crate powertrain offerings, a new line of performance parts for Sonic, and all-new exterior and interior accessories for Chevy vehicles.
There's also a new ZZ5 crate engine and revised versions of other clas...[Read more...]|
|Chevrolet Performance Expands Connect & Cruise Crate Powertrain Lineup, Introduces 6-Speed Manual for LS Installs|
|Chevrolet Performance has expanded its lineup of industry-exclusive Connect & Cruise crate powertrain systems and added a heavy-duty T56 Magnum six-speed manual designed for LS-engine installations in older vehicles, giving builders more choices to power their project vehicle.
A preview of an upcoming Connect & Cruise system that matches an LS3 engine with the T56 Magnum also debuts at SEMA, in a rolling chassis display that shows all the components, including the controllers. It goes on sale...[Read more...]|
|Audi announces 2014 Model Year vehicles and pricing|
| ||• Audi momentum continues with multiple new and freshened models for the 2014 Model Year
• The introduction of the Audi RS 7, SQ5,expansion of the R8 model line, and the addition of four new TDI® clean diesel models highlights a robust choice of new product offerings
Audi today announced its complete lineup for the 2014 Model Year, including full line pricing and numerous vehicle additions and enhancements.
Continuing its growth strategy with a focus on balanced performance solutions – ...[Read more...]|