Mercedes-Benz 300E vs Mercedes-Benz 560 SEL

Picture of Mercedes-Benz 300E (W124)
Picture of Mercedes-Benz 560 SEL (W126)
Category Mercedes-Benz 300E560 SEL
Engine layout 3.0 l R65.5 l V8
Max power (ps / bhp) 190 / 187279 / 275
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 260 / 192430 / 317
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1420 / 31311859 / 4098
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 134 / 132150 / 148

Performance

Category Mercedes-Benz 300E560 SEL
0 - 100 kph 7.8 s7.8 s
0 - 100 mph 20.3 s18.7 s
Est. 1/8 mile 11.0 s @ 77.0 mph11.1 s @ 77.0 mph
Top speed 232 kph (144 mph)242 kph (150 mph)

Summary

Category Mercedes-Benz 300E560 SEL
Track Performance 00
Straight line speed 366397
Total 366397

Verdict

560 SEL is the fastest by a small margin.

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