1970 Mercedes-Benz 280 SE 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 : Steel unibody with auxiliary front frame
Production Years for Series : 1965 - 1972
Price : $6,560-$11,930
Weight : 3635 lbs | 1648.808 kg

Power

Inline 6
Displacement : 2778 cc | 169.5 cu in. | 2.8 L.
Power : 180 BHP (132.48 KW) @ 5750 RPM
Torque :193 Ft-Lbs (262 NM) @ 4500 RPM
Bore : 3.4 in | 87 mm.
Stroke : 3.1 in | 79 mm.
Compression : 9.5:1
Main Bearings : 7
V 8 90-degree | Vee-Type
Displacement : 3499 cc | 213.5 cu in. | 3.5 L.
Power : 230 HP (169.28 KW) @ 6050 RPM
Torque :231 Ft-Lbs (313 NM) @ 4200 RPM
Bore : 3.6 in | 92 mm.
Stroke : 2.6 in | 66 mm.
Compression : 9.5:1
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
Cylinder Head : Aluminum
Bosch electronic port fuel injection
Transmission:
4 Manual , 4 Automatic

Production Figures

Total Mercedes-Benz Production for 1970 : 280,419
280 SE Production (1965-1972) : 96,238
1970 Mercedes-Benz 280 SE
Cabriolets : 1,390

Dimensions

Seating Capacity : 5
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 192.9 in | 4900 mm.
Width : 72.6 in | 1844 mm.
Height : 55.9 in | 1420 mm.
Wheelbase : 112.2 in | 2850 mm.
Front Track : 58.4 in | 1483 mm.
Rear Track : 58.5 in | 1486 mm.
Coupe
Price : $11,110
Weight : 3450 lbs | 1564.894 kg
Seating Capacity : 5
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 192.9 in | 4900 mm.
Width : 72.6 in | 1844 mm.
Height : 55.9 in | 1420 mm.
Wheelbase : 108.3 in | 2751 mm.
Front Track : 58.4 in | 1483 mm.
Rear Track : 58.5 in | 1486 mm.
Sedan
Price : $6,560
Weight : 3340 lbs | 1514.999 kg
Seating Capacity : 5
Doors : 4
Exterior
Length : 192.9 in | 4900 mm.
Width : 71.3 in | 1811 mm.
Height : 56.7 in | 1440 mm.
Wheelbase : 108.3 in | 2751 mm.
Front Track : 58.4 in | 1483 mm.
Rear Track : 58.5 in | 1486 mm.

Handling

Suspension
Front : Unequal-length A-arms, coil springs and anti-roll bar

Rear : Single low-pivot swing axles with coil springs and anti-roll bar

Steering
Recirculating Ball

Tires / Wheels
Tires : 7.35x14

1970 Averages

Avg. Car Cost : $3,900
Avg. Household Income : $9,350
Avg. Home : $23,000
Avg. Gallon of Gas : $0.36
Total Car Production : 8,283,949

The 1970 Mercedes-Benz 280 SE measures 72.60 inches in width, 192.90 inches in length, and has a wheelbase of 112.20 inches.

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