Types S, SS, SSK, SSKL
Mercedes-Benz type SSK 27/180/250 hp
Type SSK 27/180/250 hp 
Name SSK 27/180/250 hp 
Name Mercedes-Benz type SSK 27/180/250 hp 
Short name SSK 27/180/250 hp 
Model WS 06 
Production 1929 - 1930 
Number produced altogether 33 (type SSK and SSKL, all engine versions) 
Comments concerning the production period  
Prices chassis RM 29.000,- sport two-seater RM 33.000,- 
Wheelbase 2950 mm 
Track rear/front 1425/1425 mm 
Length 4250 mm 
Width 1700 mm 
Height 1725 mm 
Smallest turning circle 13,5 m 
Chassis weight
Max. total weight 2000 kg 
Max. front axle weight  
Max. rear axle weight  
Max. load  
Max. trailer weight braked  
Max. trailer weight unbraked  
Weight empty 1700 kg 
According to guideline  
Operating method four-stroke Otto (carburettor engine with engageable Roots supercharger) 
Configuration front, parallel; upright 
Type M 06 
No. of cylinder/configuration 6 / in line 
Bore x stroke 100 x 150 mm 
Total displacement 7065 ccm (tax classification: 7020 ccm) 
Compression ratio 6,2 
Crankshaft bearing
Output 180 hp, with supercharger 250 hp at 3300 /min 
Maximum torque 57,3 mkg at 1900 /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 / 1,5 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 6,50-20 low pressure 

Skrzynie biegów tego modelu (gearbox and performance):

Types S, SS, SSK, SSKL
Mercedes-Benz type SSK 27/180/250 hp
Gearbox 4-speed gear shift 
Shifting Control lever car center 
Clutch Four-disk dry clutch 
Type of gearbox Pinion change gear 
Synchromesh gears  
Gear transmission I. 2,75; II. 1,55; III. 1,12; IV. 1,0 
Differential ratio 2,76; 2,50 or 3,09 
Maximum speed rear-axle 2,76: 188 km/h; rear-axle 2,50: 192 km/h 
Fuel consumption 27 l 
acc. to guideline