Mercedes-Benz 280 E rally car.

  • Legend 7: Mercedes-Benz 280 E rally car

  • Mercedes-Benz 280 E rally car.

    The Cowan/ Malkin/ Broad driver team drove this Mercedes-Benz 280 E to victory in the 1977 London-Sydney marathon, the world’s toughest rally. Second were their team-mates Fowkes/O’Gorman, also in a 280 E. The cars and drivers were on the move across Europe, Asia and Australia for six-and-a-half weeks, covering over 18,600 miles in the process.

    • Cylinders 6
    • Displacement 168 cu in
    • Output 151 kW
    • at engine speed 6000/min
    • Top speed 124 mph