Mercedes-Benz 300 measuring car.

  • Legend 5: Mercedes-Benz 300 measuring car

  • Mercedes-Benz 300 measuring car.

    This Mercedes-Benz measuring car is a one-of-a-kind specimen built for the Testing department. It is equipped with measuring equipment, large and heavy, to record the data delivered by test vehicles during their test runs. The data was transmitted by a long cable that connected the sensors of the test vehicle with the instruments in the measuring car.

    • Cylinders 6
    • Displacement 183 cu in
    • Output 160 hp (118 kW)
    • at engine speed 5300/min
    • Top speed 103 mph
    • Production period 1960
    • Units produced 1