450 SLC 5.0

450 SLC 5.0
  • Model
    C 107 E 50
  • Description
    107.026
  • Production
    09.1977 / 05.1978 - 03.1980
  • production start-up pre-production series / standard production - end of production
  • Combustion principle
    four-stroke Otto (with manifold-injection)
  • Configuration
    front, longitudinal; vertical
  • Engine type
    M 117 E 50 / 117.960
  • Number of cylinders / arrangement
    8 / 90° V; light-alloy block
  • Bore x Stroke
    97 x 85 mm; from 05.1979: 96.5 x 85 mm
  • Total displacement
    5025 cc (tax 4990 cc), from 05.1979: 4973 cc (tax 4939 cc)
  • Compression ratio
    8.8
  • Rated output
    240 hp / 177 kW at 5000 rpm
  • Rated torque
    41 mkg at 3200 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
    twist-beam axle (semi-trailing arm axle with starting- and braking-torque compensation), 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; 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
  • Tires
    205/70 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
    2.72
  • Maximum speed
    225 km/h
  • Acceleration 0-100 km/h
    8.5 s
  • Comments
    acceleration by shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h (2 occupants)
  • Fuel consumption
    14.5 l
  • by Guideline
    DIN 70030: consumption, determined at 3/4 of top-speed (not more than 110 km/h), plus 10 %
  • Wheelbase
    2815 mm
  • Front / rear track
    1452 / 1440 mm
  • Length
    4750 mm
  • Width
    1790 mm
  • Height
    1330 mm
  • Kerb weight
    1515 kg
  • by Guideline
    DIN 70020 (ready to drive, including fuel, spare wheel and tool kit)
  • Gross weight
    2005 kg
  • Units produced
    a total of 2,769 (models 450 SLC 5,0 and 500 SLC)
  • Prices
    04.1978: DM 62,272.00
    12.1978: DM 63,504.00
    05.1979: DM 63,700.00
    01.07.1979: DM 64,268.75
    16.07.1979: DM 65,517.40
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