1978 Mercedes-Benz 450 Series 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
Production Years for Series : 1972 - 1980
Price : $24,500-$39,375
Weight : 3930 lbs | 1782.618 kg

Power

V 8 90-degree | Vee-Type
Displacement : 4520 cc | 275.8 cu in. | 4.5 L.
Power : 180 BHP (132.48 KW) @ 4750 RPM
Torque :220 Ft-Lbs (298 NM) @ 3000 RPM
Bore : 3.6 in | 92 mm.
Stroke : 3.4 in | 85 mm.
Compression : 8.0:1
Main Bearings : 5
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
Cylinder Head : Aluminum
Bosch electronic port fuel injection
V 8 90-degree | Vee-Type
Displacement : 6834 cc | 417.0 cu in. | 6.8 L.
Power : 250 BHP (184 KW) @ 4000 RPM
Torque :360 Ft-Lbs (488 NM) @ 2500 RPM
Bore : 3.6 in | 92 mm.
Stroke : 3.4 in | 85 mm.
Compression : 8.0:1
Main Bearings : 5
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
Cylinder Head : Aluminum
Bosch K-Jetronic fuel injection
Transmission:
3 Automatic , 4 Automatic

Production Figures

Total Mercedes-Benz Production for 1978 : 382,622
1978 Mercedes-Benz 450 Series

Dimensions

Seating Capacity : 5
Doors : 4
Exterior
Length : 209.4 in | 5319 mm.
Width : 73.6 in | 1869 mm.
Height : 56.3 in | 1430 mm.
Wheelbase : 116.7 in | 2964 mm.
Front Track : 60.0 in | 1524 mm.
Rear Track : 59.3 in | 1506 mm.
Coupe
Price : $27,100
Weight : 3715 lbs | 1685.096 kg
Seating Capacity : 4
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 209.4 in | 5319 mm.
Width : 73.6 in | 1869 mm.
Height : 56.3 in | 1430 mm.
Wheelbase : 116.7 in | 2964 mm.
Front Track : 60.0 in | 1524 mm.
Rear Track : 59.3 in | 1506 mm.
Sedan
Price : $39,375
Weight : 4235 lbs | 1920.964 kg
Seating Capacity : 5
Doors : 4
Exterior
Length : 209.4 in | 5319 mm.
Width : 73.6 in | 1869 mm.
Height : 56.3 in | 1430 mm.
Wheelbase : 116.7 in | 2964 mm.
Front Track : 60.0 in | 1524 mm.
Rear Track : 59.3 in | 1506 mm.

Handling

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

Rear : Diagonal swing axles with coil springs and stabilizer bar

Steering
Recirculating Ball

Tires / Wheels
Tires : 205/70HR14

1978 Averages

Avg. Household Income : $17,000
Avg. Home : $54,800
Avg. Gallon of Gas : $0.63

The 1978 Mercedes-Benz 450 Series measures 73.60 inches in width, 209.40 inches in length, and has a wheelbase of 116.70 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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