Mercedes-Benz 300 SD.

  • Legend 5: Mercedes-Benz 300 SD

  • Mercedes-Benz 300 SD.

    With the 300 SD of 1978, Mercedes-Benz introduced the first diesel car to the luxury class. A turbodiesel engine, used for the first time in a production car, ensured adequate output. At the same time the 300 SD was economical enough to improve the corporate average fuel economy of all Mercedes-Benz cars in the USA and meet the stringent American regulations.

    • Cylinders 5
    • Displacement 183 cu in
    • Output 89 kW
    • at engine speed 4350/min
    • Top speed 106 mph
    • Production period 1977-1980
    • Units produced 28634

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