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Mercedes-Benz 600 SEL (W140) specs

Car type 4-door saloon
Curb weight 2190-2281 kg (4828-5029 lbs)
Introduced 1991
Origin country Germany
Gas mileage 13.7 l/100 km (17 mpg US / 21 mpg UK)
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0 - 100 kph6.1 s
0 - 200 kph27.3 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph21.2 s
Est. 0 - 60 mph5.6 s
0 - 100 mph14.8 s
Est. 1/8 mile10.1 s @ 84.5 mph
Est. 1/4 mile15.8 s @ 104.4 mph
Est. 1/2 mile24.2 s @ 119.9 mph
Top speed250 kph (155 mph)
Est. max acceleration0.52 g (5 m/s²)
Mercedes-Benz 600 SEL acceleration graph

Powertrain specs

Engine type V12, 48 valves, n/a
Displacement 6.0 l (366 ci)
Power 408 ps (402 bhp / 300 kw)
Torque 580 Nm (428 lb-ft)
Power / liter 68 ps (67 hp)
Power / weight 182 ps (180 bhp) / t
Torque / weight 259 Nm (191 lb-ft) / t
Efficiency 30 PS per l/100 km
Transmission 4 speed automatic
Layout front engine, rear wheel drive

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FastestLaps  2y ago

This car was featured in latest TopGear episode (also in Grand Tour couple weeks back.

After 25+ years of use and abuse it was still able to rip the rear tyres to shreds and cover the whole TopGear track with smoke. And produce 380 bhp at dyneo.

That V12 is one of the great engines of automotive history. Pagani used a variant of this engine for early Zondas.

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real  10y ago

0-200 in 19 sec

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S600 V12  10y ago

@LJUTICA ''Genscher'' is W126.
This model W140 is called ''Slon'' which means Elephant. It's easy to figure out why it's called like that :)

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bouda  10y ago

s600 w140 1997

0-100km 6 sec
0-160km 12.6 sec
0-200km 18.8 sec
0-260km 32 sec

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habib  12y ago

I have the same car in UAE and i do 200 km in almost 21 - 22 seconds.

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LJUTICA  12y ago

We in certain parts of Europe appreciate this car very much-use to call this car "Genscher" by the last name of Germany's longest serving Foreign Minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher.
It's an icon of a VIP limousine just like the rest of 600 (long) models during the history were.
A highly charismatic car.
I 90s here there was no politician,mafia boss,tycoon or anyone who should be taken seriously that didn't own this car.
If you truly mattered,you had one.