Types S, SS, SSK, SSKL
Mercedes-Benz type S 26/120/180 hp
Type S 26/120/180 hp 
Name S 26/120/180 hp 
Name Mercedes-Benz type S 26/120/180 hp 
Short name S 26/120/180 hp 
Production 1926 - 1930 
Number produced 146 
Comments concerning the production period  
Prices chassis RM 26.000,- sport four-seater RM 30.000,- 
Wheelbase 3400 mm 
Track rear/front 1425/1425 mm 
Length 4700 - 5000 mm 
Width 1700 mm 
Height 1800 mm 
Smallest turning circle 14,5 m 
Chassis weight
Max. total weight tourer: 2500 kg; cabriolet: 2600 kg 
Max. front axle weight  
Max. rear axle weight  
Max. load  
Max. trailer weight braked  
Max. trailer weight unbraked  
Weight empty tourer: 1900 kg; cabriolet: 2000 kg 
According to guideline  
Operating method four-stroke Otto (carburettor engine with engageable Roots supercharger) 
Configuration front, parallel; upright 
No. of cylinder/configuration 6 / in line 
Bore x stroke 98 x 150 mm 
Total displacement 6800 ccm (tax classification: 6740 ccm) 
Compression ratio 4,7 
Crankshaft bearing
Output 120 hp, with supercharger 180 hp at 3000 /min 
Maximum torque 44 mkg at 1850 /min 
No. of valves/configuration 1 intake, 1 exhaust / vertical, overhead 
Valve operation 1 top camshaft 
Camshaft drive via vertical shaft and screw-type wheels 
Mixture formation 2 Mercedes-Benz updraught-annular float-carburetters 
Cooling water cooling / pump; 24 l water 
Lubrication pressure circulation lubrication / 8 l oil 
Electric system 12 V 
Battery 60 Ah 
Dynamo 130 W 
Starter motor electrical / 1,2 PS 
Ignition double ignition (magneto and battery ignition); 2 plugs per cylinder 
Fuel tank in the rear / 120 l 
Fuel supply  
Driven whells rear wheels 
Power transmission cardan shaft 
Frame desing U-type sectional pressed-steel frame 
Wheel suspension front rigid axle 
Wheel suspension rear rigid axle 
Suspension front split springs 
Suspension rear Underslung-split springs 
Steering screw spindle, left or right 
Steering transm ratio  
Breaking system braking system 
Breaking system mechanical, effective on front- and rear wheels 
Parking breake parking brake 
Parking breake mechanical, effective on rear wheels 
Wheels wire-spoked wheels 
Wheels rims  
Tyres 30 x 5,00 high pressure or 6,50-20 low pressure 

Skrzynie biegów tego modelu (gearbox and performance):

Types S, SS, SSK, SSKL
Mercedes-Benz type S 26/120/180 hp
Gearbox 4-speed gear shift 
Shifting Control lever car center 
Clutch Multiplate friction clutch 
Type of gearbox Pinion change gear 
Synchromesh gears  
Gear transmission I. 3,15; II. 1,81; III. 1,21; IV. 1,0 
Differential ratio 2,76; 2,50 or 3,09 
Maximum speed rear-axle 2,76: 170 km/h 
Fuel consumption 26 l 
acc. to guideline