250 long-wheelbase chassis
  • Model
    VF 123 V 25
  • Description
    123.003
  • Production
    07.1976 - 10.1985
  • Combustion principle
    four-stroke petrol
  • Configuration
    front, longitudinal; vertical
  • Engine type
    M 123 V 25 / 123.920
  • Number of cylinders / arrangement
    6 / in line
  • Bore x Stroke
    86.0 x 72.45 mm
  • Total displacement
    2525 cc (tax classification: 2492 cc)
  • Compression ratio
    8.7; from 09.1979: 9,0
  • Rated output
    129 hp / 95 kW at 5500 rpm;~from 09.1979: 140 hp / 103 kW at 5500 rpm
  • Rated torque
    196 Nm at 3500 rpm; from 09.1979: 200 Nm at 3500 rpm
  • Number of valves / arrangement
    1 intake, 1 exhaust / overhead
  • Valve operation
    1 overhead camshaft
  • Camshaft drive
    double roller chain
  • Fuel system
    1 Solex 4 A dual compound downdraught carburettor
  • Fuel tank: position / capacity
    under the rear floor / 70 l
  • Frame design
    steel unit body
  • Front-wheel suspension
    double wishbone
  • Rear-wheel suspension
    semi-trailing arm axle (hydropneumatic level control optional)
  • Front springs
    coil springs, supplementary rubber suspension, torsion bar stabiliser
  • Rear springs
    coil springs, hydropneumatic spring struts, torsion bar stabiliser
  • Shock absorber front/rear
    telescopic shock absorbers
  • Steering
    recirculating-ball power steering
  • Brake system (foot brake)
    hydraulic dual-circuit brake system with vacuum booster, antilock system optional from 08.1980; four-wheel disc brakes
  • Parking brake (hand brake)
    mechanical (foot-operated), acting on rear wheels
  • Wheels
    sheet-steel disc wheels
  • Wheel rims
    5 1/2 J x 15 H 2
  • Tires
    185 HR 15 93 H
  • Driven wheels
    rear wheels
  • Drivetrain
    divided cardan shaft
  • Gearing
    4-speed manual transmission
  • Availibility
    as standard
  • Shifting
    central floor gear shift lever
  • Clutch
    dry single-disc clutch
  • Transmission type
    change-speed gear
  • Gear ratios
    I. 3.98; II. 2.29; III. 1.45; IV. 1.0; R. 3.74
  • Final drive ratio
    3.92; from 10.1981: 3.69
  • Gearing
    5-speed manual transmission
  • Availibility
    option (from 10.1981)
  • Shifting
    central floor gear shift lever
  • Clutch
    dry single-disc clutch
  • Transmission type
    change-speed gear
  • Gear ratios
    I. 3.98; II. 2.29; III. 1.45; IV. 1.0; R. 3.74
  • Final drive ratio
    3.69
  • Gearing
    4-speed automatic transmission
  • Availibility
    option (until 09.1981)
  • Shifting
    central floor gear shift lever
  • Clutch
    dry single-disc clutch
  • Transmission type
    planetary gear system
  • Gear ratios
    I. 3.98; II. 2.39; III. 1.46; IV. 1.0; R. 5.47
  • Final drive ratio
    3.92
  • Gearing
    4-speed automatic transmission
  • Availibility
    option (from 10.1981)
  • Shifting
    central floor gear shift lever
  • Clutch
    dry single-disc clutch
  • Transmission type
    planetary gear system
  • Gear ratios
    I. 3.68; II. 2.41; III. 1.44; IV. 1.0; R. 5.14
  • Final drive ratio
    3.69
  • Wheelbase
    3425 mm
  • Front / rear track
    1477 / 1430 mm
  • Length
    5355 mm
  • Width
    1786 mm
  • Kerb weight
    1250 kg
  • by Guideline
    chassis with partial body, tank full, not including spare wheel and tool kit
  • Gross weight
    2260 kg
  • Units produced
    2888 chassis
  • Prices
    02.1977: DM 25,940.00
    01.1978: DM 26,174.40
    04.1978: DM 26,812.80
    12.1978: DM 27,361.60
    01.07.1979: DM 27,605.90
    16.07.1979: DM 28,080.50
    09.1979: DM 28,476.00
    03.1980: DM 29,594.70
    08.1980: DM 30,148.40
    07.1981: DM 31,086.30
    09.1981: DM 31,221.90
    01.1982: DM 32,080.70
    07.1982: DM 33,267.20
    07.1983: DM 33,561.60
    08.1983: DM 34,656.00
    01.1984: DM 35,454.00
    09.1984: DM 36,537.00
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