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  • Design name
    W 120 B I
  • Type
    120.010 (with sliding roof: 120.011)
  • Production period
    07.1953 - 06.1957
  • Combustion principle
    four-stroke petrol
  • Configuration
    front, longitudinal; vertical
  • Engine type
    M 136 VII / 136.925
  • Number of cylinders / arrangement
    4 / in-line
  • Bore x Stroke
    75 x 100 mm
  • Total displacement
    1767 cc (tax classification: 1755 cc)
  • Compression ratio
    6.7
  • Rated output
    52 hp at 4000 rpm
  • Rated torque
    11.4 mkg at 1800 rpm
  • Number of valves / arrangement
    1 intake, 1 exhaust / lateral, vertical
  • Valve operation
    lateral camshaft
  • Camshaft drive
    double roller chain
  • Fuel system
    1 Solex 32 PICB downdraught carburettor
  • Fuel tank: position / capacity
    in the rear / 56 l
  • Frame design
    floor assembly / steel unit body
  • Front-wheel suspension
    double wishbone
  • Rear-wheel suspension
    swing axle; from 09.1955: single-joint swing axle
  • Front springs
    coil springs, torsion bar stabiliser
  • Rear springs
    coil springs
  • Shock absorber front/rear
    telescopic shock absorbers
  • Steering
    recirculating-ball steering
  • Brake system (foot brake)
    hydraulic, acting on front- and rear wheels; four-wheel drum brakes
  • Parking brake (hand brake)
    mechanical, acting on rear wheels
  • Wheels
    sheet-steel disc wheels
  • Wheel rims
    drop-centre rim 4 1/2 K x 13
  • Tires
    6.40-13
  • Driven wheels
    rear wheels
  • Drivetrain
    divided cardan shaft
  • Gearing
    4-speed manual transmission
  • Availibility
    as standard
  • Shifting
    steering-column shift lever
  • Clutch
    dry single-disc clutch
  • Transmission type
    change-speed gear
  • Gear ratios
    I. 4.05; II. 2.38; III. 1.53; IV. 1.0; R. 3.92
  • Final drive ratio
    3.89
  • Maximum speed
    126 km/h
  • Acceleration 0-100 km/h
    31 s
  • Comments
    acceleration by shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h (2 occupants)
  • Fuel consumption
    8.7 l
  • by Guideline
    DIN 70030: consumption, determined at 3/4 of top-speed (not more than 110 km/h), plus 10 %
  • Wheelbase
    2650 mm
  • Front / rear track
    1420 / 1450 mm; from 09.1955: 1420 / 1460 mm
  • Length
    4460 mm
  • Width
    1740 mm
  • Height
    1560 mm
  • Kerb weight
    1150 kg
  • by Guideline
    DIN 70020 (ready to drive, including fuel, spare wheel and tool kit)
  • Gross weight
    1600 kg
  • Units produced
    51,907 saloons
  • Prices
    09.1953: DM 9950.00
    02.1954: DM 9450.00
    05.1956: DM 8700.00
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