1957 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Technical Specifications and Dimensions

These are standard specifications - not necessarily specifications for the vehicle(s) in the photo(s).

Features

Engine Location : Front
Drive Type : Rear Wheel
Body / Chassis : Tubular space frame
Production Years for Series : 1954 - 1957
Price : $7,300
Weight : 3050 lbs | 1383.457 kg
Introduced At : 1954 New York Auto Show

Power

S6 2996 cc | 182.8 cu in. | 3.0 L.

190 HP (139.84 KW) @ 5800 RPM

Bore : 3.5 in | 89 mm.
Stroke : 3.5 in | 88 mm.

S6 2996 cc | 182.8 cu in. | 3.0 L.

240.00 @ 6100 RPM
206 Ft-Lbs (279 NM) @ 4600 RPM
Bore : 3.4 in | 85 mm.
Stroke : 3.5 in | 88 mm.

Transmission:
4 Manual

Production Figures

Total Mercedes-Benz Production for 1957 : 80,899

Dimensions

Fuel Capacity : 26.0 Gal
Seating Capacity : 2
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 179.9 in | 4569 mm.
Width : 70.5 in | 1791 mm.
Height : 51.2 in | 1301 mm.
Wheelbase : 94.5 in | 2400 mm.
Front Track : 55.0 in | 1397 mm.
Rear Track : 57.0 in | 1448 mm.
Coupe
Price : $7,300
Weight : 3050 lbs | 1383.457 kg
Fuel Capacity : 26.0 Gal
Seating Capacity : 2
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 179.9 in | 4569 mm.
Width : 70.5 in | 1791 mm.
Height : 51.2 in | 1301 mm.
Wheelbase : 94.5 in | 2400 mm.
Front Track : 55.0 in | 1397 mm.
Rear Track : 57.0 in | 1448 mm.

Handling

Suspension
Suspension : Front : Upper/lower A-arms with coil springs

Rear : Swing axles with coil springs

Steering
  : Recirculating Ball
Turns lock to lock : 3.00
Turning Circle : 11.5 m | 452.794 in. | 11500.968 mm.

Brakes
Front Brake Size : 260.0 mm | 10.236 in.
Rear Brake Size : 260.0 mm | 10.236 in.

Tires / Wheels
Tires : 6.50-15

Averages

Avg. Household Income : $4,550
Avg. Home : $12,220
Avg. Gallon of Gas : $0.24

The 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300SL measures 70.50 inches in width, 179.90 inches in length, and has a wheelbase of 94.50 inches.

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March 2019
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January 2019
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December 2018
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October 2018
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September 2018
26,169
August 2018
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July 2018
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June 2018
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May 2018
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April 2018
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March 2018
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February 2018
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