PKW2150010 Mercedes (from 1926 Mercedes-Benz) 15/70/100 hp, from 1928: 15/70/100 hp Type 400

Mercedes (from 1926 Mercedes-Benz) 15/70/100 hp, from 1928: 15/70/100 hp Type 400

  • Production
    1924 - 1929
  • Combustion principle
    four-stroke Otto (carburettor engine with engageable Roots supercharger)
  • Configuration
    front, longitudinal; vertical
  • Number of cylinders / arrangement
    6 / in line
  • Bore x Stroke
    80 x 130 mm
  • Total displacement
    3920 cc (tax classification: 3895 cc)
  • Compression ratio
    4.7
  • Rated output
    70 hp at 2800 rpm, with supercharger 100 hp at 3100 rpm
  • Number of valves / arrangement
    1 intake, 1 exhaust / overhead
  • Valve operation
    1 overhead camshaft
  • Camshaft drive
    vertical shaft
  • Fuel system
    1 Mercedes or Mercedes-Benz throttle carburettor with annular float
  • Fuel tank: position / capacity
    in the rear / 110 l
  • Frame design
    U-section pressed-steel frame
  • Front-wheel suspension
    rigid axle
  • Rear-wheel suspension
    rigid axle
  • Front springs
    semi-elliptical springs
  • Rear springs
    cantilever semi-elliptical springs, from 1927 underslung semi-elliptical springs
  • Steering
    worm-and-nut steering, right or left-hand
  • Brake system (foot brake)
    mechanical, from 1928/29 with Bosch-Dewandre vacuum booster; acting on front and rear wheels
  • Parking brake (hand brake)
    mechanical, acting on rear wheels
  • Wheels
    wooden- or wire-spoke wheels
  • Tires
    895 x 150; 33 x 5" high pressure or 33 x 6.75 low pressure
  • Driven wheels
    rear wheels
  • Drivetrain
    cardan shaft
  • Gearing
    4-speed manual transmission
  • Shifting
    shift lever, right exterior, interior or centre (gate shift)
  • Clutch
    dry multi-disc clutch
  • Transmission type
    change-speed gear
  • Gear ratios
    I. 3.82; II. 2.25; III. 1.44; IV. 1.0
  • Final drive ratio
    4.88 or 5.33
  • Maximum speed
    112 km/h (rear-axle 4.88) or 105 km/h (rear-axle 5.33)
  • Fuel consumption
    23 l
  • Wheelbase
    3630 mm
  • Front / rear track
    1430 / 1430 mm
  • Length
    5200 mm
  • Width
    1800 mm
  • Height
    1950 mm
  • Chassis weigth
    1450 kg
  • Kerb weight
    tourer: 2200 kg; saloon: 2400 kg
  • Gross weight
    tourer: 3000 kg; saloon: 3200 kg
  • Units produced
    1943
  • Prices
    chassis: RM 14,250.-
    tourer: RM 19,000.-
    convertible: RM 21,500.- (since 1925)
    Pullman limousine: RM 22,750.-
    town sedan: RM 23,000.-
    landaulet: RM 23,000.-
    Pullman convertible: RM 23,000.-
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