1953 Mercedes-Benz 300S 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 body on steel frame
Production Years for Series : 1952 - 1958
Price : $12,500-$12,680
Weight : 3880 lbs | 1759.938 kg
Combined MPG : 17.00
Introduced At : 1951 Frankfurt Auto Show

Performance

0-60 mph : 16 seconds.
Top Speed : 110 mph | 176.99 km/h

Power

Inline 6
Displacement : 2996 cc | 182.8 cu in. | 3.0 L.
Power : 150 BHP (110.4 KW) @ 5100 RPM
Torque :170 Ft-Lbs (230 NM) @ 3800 RPM
Bore : 85.0 mm | 3.346 in.
Stroke : 88.0 mm | 3.465 in.
Compression : 7.8:1
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
Cylinder Head : Aluminum
3 Solex 40 PBJC carburetors
Transmission:
4 Manual

Production Figures

Total Mercedes-Benz Production for 1953 : 48,816
300 S Production (1952-1958) : 560
1953 Mercedes-Benz 300S

Dimensions

Seating Capacity : 5
Doors : 4
Exterior
Length : 195.0 in | 4953 mm.
Width : 73.0 in | 1854 mm.
Height : 65.0 in | 1651 mm.
Wheelbase : 120.0 in | 3048 mm.
Cabriolet
Price : $12,680
Weight : 3615 lbs | 1639.736 kg
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 195.0 in | 4953 mm.
Width : 73.0 in | 1854 mm.
Height : 65.0 in | 1651 mm.
Wheelbase : 120.0 in | 3048 mm.
Coupe
Weight : 2840 lbs | 1288.202 kg
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 195.0 in | 4953 mm.
Width : 73.0 in | 1854 mm.
Height : 65.0 in | 1651 mm.
Wheelbase : 120.0 in | 3048 mm.
Roadster
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 195.0 in | 4953 mm.
Width : 73.0 in | 1854 mm.
Height : 65.0 in | 1651 mm.
Wheelbase : 120.0 in | 3048 mm.

Handling

Suspension
Independent coil spring

Brakes
Front Brakes : Drums
Rear Brakes : Drums

1953 Averages

Avg. Car Cost : $1,650
Avg. Household Income : $4,000
Avg. Home : $9,550
Avg. Gallon of Gas : $0.20

The 1953 Mercedes-Benz 300S measures 73.00 inches in width, 195.00 inches in length, and has a wheelbase of 120.00 inches.

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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
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