C 111: "laboratory on wheels" in Geneva

  • Date
    12 - 22 March 1970
  • Description
    The C 111 with reworked body, 257 kW / 350 hp four-rotor Wankel engine and a top speed of 300 km/h is unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show. The "laboratory on wheels" accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.8 seconds.
Mercedes-Benz C 111/II 
on the test track in Untertürkheim, 1970
Mercedes-Benz C 111/II
Phantom view of Mercedes-Benz C 111/II. The box frame and the rear partition frame designed as a rollover bar are easily recognizable. The exhaust system was designed much more space-efficiently in the C 111/II .
Mercedes-Benz C 111/II