280 SLC
  • Model
    C 107 E 28
  • Description
    107.022
  • Production
    05.1974 / 08.1974 - 09.1981
  • 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 110 E 28 / 110.982; from 02.1976: 110.986
  • Number of cylinders / arrangement
    6 / in line
  • Bore x Stroke
    86 x 78.8 mm
  • Total displacement
    2746 cc (tax classification: 2717 cc)
  • Compression ratio
    9.0; from 02.1976: 8.7; from 04.1978: 9.0
  • Rated output
    185 hp / 136 kW at 6000 rpm;~from 02.1976: 177 hp / 130 kW at 6000 rpm;~from 04.1978: 185 hp / 136 kW at 5800 rpm
  • Rated torque
    24.3 mkg at 4500 rpm; from 02.1976: 23.8 mkg at 4500 rpm;~from 04.1978: 24.5 mkg at 4500 rpm
  • Number of valves / arrangement
    1 intake, 1 exhaust / V-shaped overhead
  • Valve operation
    2 overhead camshafts
  • Camshaft drive
    double roller chain
  • Fuel system
    manifold injection, electronically controlled (Bosch D-Jetronic);~from 02.1976 mechanically controlled (Bosch K-Jetronic)
  • Fuel tank: position / capacity
    above the rear axle / 90 l
  • Frame design
    steel unit body
  • Front-wheel suspension
    double wishbone
  • Rear-wheel suspension
    semi-trailing arm axle
  • Front springs
    coil springs, supplementary rubber suspension, torsion bar stabiliser
  • Rear springs
    coil springs, supplementary rubber suspension, 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 03.1980; disc brakes front (internally ventilated) and rear
  • Parking brake (hand brake)
    mechanical (foot-operated), acting on rear wheels
  • Wheels
    sheet-steel wheels (light-alloy wheels optional)
  • Wheel rims
    6 1/2 J x 14 H 2
  • Tires
    185 HR 14; from 03.1980: 195/70 HR 14 89 H
  • Driven wheels
    rear wheels
  • Drivetrain
    divided cardan shaft
  • Gearing
    4-speed manual transmission
  • Availibility
    as standard (until 04.1977)
  • Shifting
    central floor gear shift lever
  • Clutch
    dry single-disc clutch
  • Transmission type
    change-speed gear
  • Gear ratios
    I. 3.90; II. 2.30; III. 1.41; IV. 1.0; R. 3.66
  • Final drive ratio
    3.69
  • Maximum speed
    205 km/h; from 02.1976: 200 km/h
  • Acceleration 0-100 km/h
    10.1 s
  • Comments
    acceleration by shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h (2 occupants)
  • Fuel consumption
    12.5 l
  • by Guideline
    DIN 70030: consumption, determined at 3/4 of top-speed (not more than 110 km/h), plus 10 %
  • Gearing
    4-speed manual transmission
  • Availibility
    as standard (until 04.1977)
  • 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; from 03.1980: 3.58
  • Maximum speed
    200 km/h
  • Acceleration 0-100 km/h
    10.1 s
  • Comments
    acceleration by shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h (2 occupants)
  • Fuel consumption
    12.5 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
    option (until 06.1976)
  • Shifting
    central floor gear shift lever
  • Clutch
    dry single-disc clutch
  • Transmission type
    change-speed gear
  • Gear ratios
    I. 3.96; II. 2.34; III. 1.44; IV. 1.0; V. 0.875; R. 3.72
  • Final drive ratio
    3.92
  • Maximum speed
    205 km/h; from 02.1976: 200 km/h
  • Acceleration 0-100 km/h
    10.1 s
  • Comments
    acceleration by shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h (2 occupants)
  • Fuel consumption
    12.5 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
    option (until 02.1980)
  • 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
    3.69
  • Maximum speed
    200 km/h; from 02.1976: 195 km/h
  • Acceleration 0-100 km/h
    10.1 s
  • Comments
    acceleration by shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h (2 occupants)
  • Fuel consumption
    12.5 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
    option (from 03.1980)
  • 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
    3.58
  • Maximum speed
    195 km/h
  • Acceleration 0-100 km/h
    10.1 s
  • Comments
    acceleration by shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h (2 occupants)
  • Fuel consumption
    12.5 l
  • by Guideline
    DIN 70030: consumption, determined at 3/4 of top-speed (not more than 110 km/h), plus 10 %
  • Wheelbase
    2820 mm
  • Front / rear track
    1452 / 1440 mm
  • Length
    4750 mm
  • Width
    1790 mm
  • Height
    1330 mm
  • Kerb weight
    1550 kg
  • by Guideline
    DIN 70020 (ready to drive, including fuel, spare wheel and tool kit)
  • Gross weight
    2040 kg
  • Units produced
    10,666
  • Prices
    06.1974: DM 37,218.30
    02.1975: DM 39,382.80
    02.1977: DM 41,169.90
    01.1978: DM 41,540.80
    04.1978: DM 43,601.60
    12.1978: DM 44,464.00
    05.1979: DM 44,660.00
    01.07.1979: DM 45,058.75
    16.01.1979: DM 45,934.50
    03.1980: DM 49,155.00
    08.1980: DM 50,081.60
    07.1981: DM 51,799.20
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