Mercedes-Benz Experimental Safety Vehicle ESF 22.

  • Legend 5: Mercedes-Benz Experimental Safety Vehicle ESF 22

  • Mercedes-Benz Experimental Safety Vehicle ESF 22.

    The Experimental Safety Vehicle ESF 22 was the third milestone in Mercedes-Benz’s ESV Program. This international research program sought to improve the safety standards in automobiles. Thanks to airbags and belt tensioners, the ESF 22 gave the occupants a good chance of survival in the event of a head-on impact against a rigid barrier at 40 mph.

    • Cylinders V8
    • Displacement 276 cu in
    • Output 143 kW
    • at engine speed 4500/min
    • Production period 1973
    • Units produced 1

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