1959 Mercedes-Benz 300D 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
Production Years for Series : 1958 - 1962
Price : $10,420-$13,700
Weight : 4410 lbs | 2000.342 kg
Introduced At : 1951 Frankfurt Auto Show

Performance

Top Speed : 105 mph | 168.945 km/h

Power

Inline 6
Displacement : 2996 cc | 182.8 cu in. | 3.0 L.
Power : 180.00 SAE @ 5500 RPM
Torque :192 Ft-Lbs (260 NM) @ 4500 RPM
Bore : 3.4 in | 85 mm.
Stroke : 3.5 in | 88 mm.
Compression : 8.5:1
Main Bearings : 7
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
Cylinder Head : Aluminum
2 Solex carburetors
Transmission:
4 Manual , 3 Automatic

Production Figures

Total Mercedes-Benz Production for 1959 : 108,440
300D Production (1958-1962) : 11,430
1959 Mercedes-Benz 300D

Dimensions

Seating Capacity : 6
Doors : 4
Exterior
Length : 204.3 in | 5189 mm.
Width : 73.2 in | 1860 mm.
Height : 63.5 in | 1613 mm.
Wheelbase : 124.0 in | 3150 mm.
Front Track : 59.2 in | 1504 mm.
Rear Track : 60.4 in | 1534 mm.
Convertible
Price : $13,700
Seating Capacity : 6
Doors : 4
Exterior
Length : 204.3 in | 5189 mm.
Width : 73.2 in | 1860 mm.
Height : 63.5 in | 1613 mm.
Wheelbase : 124.0 in | 3150 mm.
Front Track : 59.2 in | 1504 mm.
Rear Track : 60.4 in | 1534 mm.

Handling

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

Rear : Swing axles with coil springs

Tires / Wheels
Tires : 7.60x15

1959 Averages

Avg. Car Cost : $2,200
Avg. Household Income : $5,010
Avg. Home : $12,400
Avg. Gallon of Gas : $0.25

The 1959 Mercedes-Benz 300D measures 73.24 inches in width, 204.30 inches in length, and has a wheelbase of 124.00 inches.


Concepts by Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz Monthly Sales Volume

November 2019
33,721
October 2019
27,867
September 2019
27,433
August 2019
24,771
July 2019
24,612
May 2019
27,080
April 2019
22,949
March 2019
27,004
January 2019
22,507
Additional Sales Volume Data


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