280 SL
  • Model
    W 113 E 28
  • Description
    113.044
  • Production
    11.1967 / 01.1968 - 03.1971
  • production start-up pre-production series / standard production - end of production
  • Combustion principle
    four-stroke petrol (with manifold injection)
  • Configuration
    front, longitudinal; vertical
  • Engine type
    M 130 / 130.983
  • Number of cylinders / arrangement
    6 / in line
  • Bore x Stroke
    86.5 x 78.8 mm
  • Total displacement
    2778 cc (tax classification: 2748 cc)
  • Compression ratio
    9.5
  • Rated output
    170 hp at 5750 rpm
  • Rated torque
    24.5 mkg at 4500 rpm
  • Number of valves / arrangement
    1 intake, 1 exhaust / overhead
  • Valve operation
    1 overhead camshaft
  • Camshaft drive
    double roller chain
  • Fuel system
    manifold injection, mechanically controlled;~Bosch 6-plunger injection pump
  • Fuel tank: position / capacity
    82 l
  • Frame design
    floor assembly / steel unit body
  • Front-wheel suspension
    double wishbone
  • Rear-wheel suspension
    single-joint swing axle with compensating spring
  • Front springs
    coil springs, torsion bar stabiliser
  • Rear springs
    coil springs
  • Shock absorber front/rear
    telescopic shock absorbers
  • Steering
    recirculating-ball steering (power steering optional)
  • Brake system (foot brake)
    hydraulic dual-circuit brake system with vacuum booster, acting on front- and rear wheels; four-wheel disc brakes
  • Parking brake (hand brake)
    mechanical, acting on rear wheels
  • Wheels
    sheet-steel wheels (light-alloy wheels optional from 08.1970)
  • Wheel rims
    drop center rim 6 J x 14 HB
  • Tires
    185 HR 14
  • 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. 4.05; II. 2.23; III. 1.40; IV. 1.0; R. 3.58
  • Final drive ratio
    3.92; optional, from 04.1970 as standard: 3.69
  • Maximum speed
    200 km/h
  • Acceleration 0-100 km/h
    9.0 s
  • Comments
    acceleration by shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h (2 occupants)
  • Fuel consumption
    11.4 l
  • by Guideline
    DIN 70030: consumption, determined at 3/4 of top-speed (not more than 110 km/h), plus 10 %
  • Gearing
    5-speed manual transmission
  • Availibility
    as standard
  • Shifting
    central floor gear shift lever
  • Clutch
    dry single-disc clutch
  • Transmission type
    ZF S 5-20 change-speed gear
  • Gear ratios
    I. 3.92; II. 2.22; III. 1.42; IV. 1.0; V. 0.85; R. 3.49
  • Final drive ratio
    4.08; later 3.92
  • Maximum speed
    200 km/h
  • Acceleration 0-100 km/h
    9.0 s
  • Comments
    acceleration by shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h (2 occupants)
  • Fuel consumption
    11.4 l
  • by Guideline
    DIN 70030: consumption, determined at 3/4 of top-speed (not more than 110 km/h), plus 10 %
  • Gearing
    4-speed automatic transmission
  • Availibility
    as standard
  • Shifting
    central floor gear shift lever
  • Clutch
    dry single-disc clutch
  • Transmission type
    planetary gear system
  • Gear ratios
    I. 3.98; II. 2.52; III. 1.58; IV. 1.0; R. 4.15
  • Final drive ratio
    3.92; optional, from 04.1970 as standard: 3.69
  • Maximum speed
    195 km/h
  • Acceleration 0-100 km/h
    9.0 s
  • Comments
    acceleration by shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h (2 occupants)
  • Fuel consumption
    11.4 l
  • by Guideline
    DIN 70030: consumption, determined at 3/4 of top-speed (not more than 110 km/h), plus 10 %
  • Wheelbase
    2400 mm
  • Front / rear track
    1484 / 1485 mm
  • Length
    4285 mm
  • Width
    1760 mm
  • Height
    1320 mm (with cabriolet top closed)
  • Kerb weight
    1360 kg
  • by Guideline
    DIN 70020 (ready to drive, including fuel, spare wheel and tool kit)
  • Gross weight
    1715 kg
  • Units produced
    23,885
  • Prices
    01.1968: DM 23,045.00
    07.1968: DM 23,254.50
    11.1969: DM 24,253.50
    08.1970: DM 25,363.50
    01.1971: DM 26,640.00
    (prices without hardtop,with roadster soft top)
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