Mercedes-Benz 560SEC 1986 Design Special Model Sedan

Mercedes-Benz 560SEC 1986 Design Special Model Sedan – Mercedes-Benz 560SEC was produced only for five years, from 1986 to 1991. only one of the many Mercedes-Benz sold at that time under their Special Class, or Sonderklasse, label, a special model in building a loyal one and still has a large fan base.

The Mercedes-Benz 560SEC is one of the Mercedes W126 car series, the W126 refers to the chassis and 560 to the size of the engine. The VV126 series first came out in 1979, even though the cars were being developed for six years before that. Mercedes wants to be absolutely sure to maintain the status and success built by the previous W116 series, which has become the best-selling luxury sedan in the world.

The W126 model uses a new line of lightweight V8 alloy engines and a more aerodynamic shape with a 0.36cd lead class, significantly increasing fuel consumption. A number of innovative security systems, including the ABS and SRS airbags, were seen in production cars for the first time. The coupe version of the W126 has been imagined from the start and the elegant SEC features distinctive pillar styling with sharper front and rear windshields, unique front-end styling and a shorter wheelbase.

Mercedes-Benz 560SEC 1987 Design Special Model Sedan

In particular, the Mercedes-Benz 560 SEC improves the fuel efficiency of the model, provides security features, and offers a car that ensures a more perfect ride. Mercedes-Benz began building the best luxury cars in the world and managed to be amazing.

The new flagship raced the Mercedes-Benz 560 SEC 1986 along with further mechanical improvements including a dual-range automatic transmission, revised 15-inch alloy wheels and improved brakes. The lower body frame was redesigned, giving the SEC a cleaner look, while the 560 model benefited from 215/65, ABS tires, suspension sensitive to speed and various interior enhancements. The M117 V8 560 engine is rated at 300 bhp, with 325 lb / foot of torque tapped, resulting in a top speed of 150 mph with acceleration to match.

Body type 2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors 2
mm inches
Wheelbase 2845 112
Track/tread (front) 1554 61.2
Track/tread (rear) 1549 61
Length 4935 194.3
Width 1828 72
Height 1402 55.2
length:wheelbase ratio 1.73
Kerb weight 1750 kg 3858 lb
fuel tank capacity 90 litres 19.8 UK Gal 23.8 US Gal
CdA 0.36cd
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Mercedes-Benz
Engine code M 117 E 56 / 117.968
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 5.5 litre
5547 cc
(338.499 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 96.5 × 94.8 mm
3.8 × 3.73 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.02
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 300 PS (295.5 bhp) (220 kW)
at 5000 rpm
Specific output 53.3 bhp/litre
0.87 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 454 Nm (335 ft·lb) (46.3 kgm)
at 3750 rpm
Specific torque 81.85 Nm/litre
0.99 ft·lb/cu3
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system Bosch KE-Jetronic fuel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1028.5 kPa (149.2 psi)
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 693.38 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Acceleration 0-100km/h 6.8 s
Maximum speed 251 km/h (156 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 171.2 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
125.92 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
168.86 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.08 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 7.94 kg/kW
13.27 lb/bhp
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock 3.030
Wheel size front 7J x 15 H2
Wheel size rear 7J x 15 H2
Tyres front 215/65 VR 15
Tyres rear 215/65 VR 15
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 300 mm
Rear brake diameter 279 mm
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.65

Mercedes-Benz 560SEC 1986

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