450 SEL (special protection version)

450 SEL (special protection version)
  • Model
    V 116 E 45
  • Description
    116.033
  • Production
    - 02.1980
  • Combustion principle
    four-stroke petrol (with manifold injection)
  • Configuration
    front, longitudinal; vertical
  • Engine type
    M 117 E 45 / 117.983, from 11.1975: 117.986
  • Number of cylinders / arrangement
    8 / 90° V
  • Bore x Stroke
    92 x 85 mm
  • Total displacement
    4520 cc (tax classification: 4489 cc)
  • Compression ratio
    8.8
  • Rated output
    225 hp / 165 kW at 5000 rpm;~from 11.1975: 217 hp / 165 kW at 5000 rpm;~from 04.78: 225 hp / 165 kW at 5000 rpm
  • Rated torque
    38.5 mkg at 3000 rpm; from 11.1975: 36.7 mkg at 3250 rpm;~from 04.1978: 37.5 mkg at 3250 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, electronically controlled (Bosch D-Jetronic);~from 11.1975 mechanically controlled (Bosch K-Jetronic)
  • Fuel tank: position / capacity
    above the rear axle / 82 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 12.1978; disc brakes front (internally ventilated) and rear
  • Parking brake (hand brake)
    mechanical (foot-operated), acting on rear wheels
  • Wheels
    light-alloy wheels
  • Wheel rims
    6 1/2 J x 14 H 2-B
  • Tires
    215/70 VR 14
  • Driven wheels
    rear wheels
  • Drivetrain
    divided cardan shaft
  • Gearing
    3-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: 2.31; II: 1.46; III: 1.0; R: 1.84
  • Final drive ratio
    3.07
  • Wheelbase
    2960 mm
  • Front / rear track
    1521 / 1505 mm
  • Length
    5060 mm
  • Width
    1870 mm
  • Height
    1430 mm
  • Kerb weight
    depending on the extent of the special protection equipment
  • Gross weight
    depending on the extent of the special protection equipment
  • Units produced
    not separately documented
  • Prices
    no list price
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