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Mercedes-Benz 560 SEL (W126) specs

Car type 4-door saloon
Curb weight 1859 kg (4098 lbs)
Introduced 1987
Origin country Germany
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Performance

0 - 100 kph7.8 s
0 - 200 kph37.7 s
Est. 1000 m31.1 s @ 190.0 kph
Est. 100 - 200 kph29.9 s
0 - 60 mph7.0 s
0 - 100 mph18.7 s
Est. 1/8 mile11.1 s @ 77.0 mph
1/4 mile15.6 s
Est. 1/2 mile27.2 s @ 114.3 mph
Top speed242 kph (150 mph)
Est. max acceleration0.41 g (4 m/s²)
Mercedes-Benz 560 SEL acceleration graph

Powertrain specs

Engine type V8, 16 valves, n/a
Displacement 5.5 l (338 ci / 5547 cc)
Power 279 ps (275 bhp / 205 kw)
Torque 430 Nm (317 lb-ft)
Power / liter 50 ps (50 hp)
Power / weight 150 ps (148 bhp) / t
Torque / weight 231 Nm (171 lb-ft) / t
Transmission 4 speed automatic
Layout front engine, rear wheel drive

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Michael  5y ago

I owned a beauty in the 90's I picked up for a bargain at auction. Super quick massive sun roof, and even the rear seats were electric. The V8 was so smooth I joked it didn't have an accelerator, just a pedal to make the scenery move faster.


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G  7y ago

Seven point eight seconds is about one second too slow to sixty for the 560SEL. Considering someone else recorded 7.9 seconds in a 420SEL. Performance times from zero to 60 should be between 6.8-7.2 seconds, depending upon the year and market.



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BumRush  12y ago

Yeah, Cause you own one lol


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FastestLaps  12y ago

For me it's still on top!


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Anonymous  12y ago

The top Mercedes in the late 80's.