380 SLC
  • Model
    C 107 E 38
  • Description
    107.025
  • Production
    02.1980 / 05.1980 - 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 116 E 38 / 116.960
  • Number of cylinders / arrangement
    8 / 90° V; light-alloy block
  • Bore x Stroke
    92 x 71.8 mm
  • Total displacement
    3818 cc (tax classification: 3776 cc)
  • Compression ratio
    9.0
  • Rated output
    218 hp / 160 kW at 5500 rpm
  • Rated torque
    30.5 mkg at 4000 rpm
  • Number of valves / arrangement
    1 intake, 1 exhaust / overhead
  • Valve operation
    1 overhead camshaft per cylinder bank
  • Camshaft drive
    double roller chain
  • Fuel system
    manifold injection, 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 (hydropneumatic level control optional)
  • 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; 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
    205/70 VR 14
  • Driven wheels
    rear wheels
  • Drivetrain
    divided cardan shaft
  • 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. 3.68; II. 2.41; III. 1.44; IV. 1.0; R. 5.14
  • Final drive ratio
    3.27
  • Maximum speed
    215 km/h
  • Acceleration 0-100 km/h
    9.0 s
  • Comments
    acceleration by shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h (2 occupants)
  • Fuel consumption
    11.1 / 13.6 / 19.0 l
  • by Guideline
    80/1268/EEC: figures apply to 90 km/h / 120 km/h / urban cycle
  • Wheelbase
    2820 mm
  • Front / rear track
    1452 / 1440 mm
  • Length
    4750 mm
  • Width
    1790 mm
  • Height
    1330 mm
  • Kerb weight
    1560 kg
  • by Guideline
    DIN 70020 (ready to drive, including fuel, spare wheel and tool kit)
  • Gross weight
    2050 kg
  • Units produced
    3789
  • Prices
    03.1980: DM 57,743.00
    08.1980: DM 58,827.80
    07.1981: DM 60,850.50
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