"/8"-Coup?s, types 250 C - 280 CE (series 114)
Mercedes-Benz type 250 C <2,8 ltr. engine>
Type 250 C 
Name 250 C <2,8 ltr. engine> 
Name Mercedes-Benz type 250 C <2,8 ltr. engine> 
Short name 250 C <2,8 ltr. engine> 
Model W 114 V 28 
Production 07.69 - 08.73 
Number produced altogether 11.768 (until 06.76) 
Comments concerning the production period vor 05.72 ausschlieįlich for den Export nach Nordamerika 
Prices before 05.72 not available in Germany 05.72: 20.313,00 DM 03.73: 21.312,00 DM 
Wheelbase 2750 mm 
Track rear/front 1444/1440 mm, since 04.72: 1448/1440 mm 
Length 4680 mm 
Width 1790 mm 
Height 1395 mm 
Smallest turning circle 10,85 m; with power steering 11,0 m 
Chassis weight
Max. total weight 1915 kg 
Max. front axle weight 920 kg 
Max. rear axle weight 995 kg 
Max. load 520 kg 
Max. trailer weight braked 1200 kg 
Max. trailer weight unbraked 735 kg 
Weight empty 1395 kg 
According to guideline DIN 70020 (with fuel, spare wheel and tool equipment) 
Operating method four-stroke Otto 
Configuration front, parallel; upright 
Type M 130 V 28 / 130.923 
No. of cylinder/configuration 6 / in line 
Bore x stroke 86,5 x 78,8 mm 
Total displacement 2778 ccm (tax classification: 2748 ccm) 
Compression ratio 8,7 
Crankshaft bearing
Output 130 hp / 96 kW at 5000 /min 
Maximum torque 22 mkg at 3200 /min 
No. of valves/configuration 1 intake, 1 exhaust / overhead 
Valve operation top camshaft 
Camshaft drive duplex roller-type chain 
Mixture formation 2 register-downdraught carburetters Zenith 35/40 INAT with automatic choke 
Cooling water cooling / pump; 10,6 l water 
Lubrication pressure circulation lubrication / 6 l oil 
Electric system 12 V 
Battery 55 Ah / in the engine compartment 
Dynamo three-phase AC / 490 W; since 12.70: 770 W 
Starter motor electrical / 1,4 PS 
Ignition battery ignition 
Fuel tank under rear floor / 65 l, since 05.72: 78 l 
Fuel supply diaphragm pump 
Driven whells rear wheels 
Power transmission divided cardan shaft 
Frame desing self-supporting all-steel body 
Wheel suspension front double wishbone 
Wheel suspension rear diagonal-swing axle, on demand with hydropneumatic level control 
Suspension front coil springs, suppl. rubber suspension, torsion bar type stabilizer 
Suspension rear coil springs, suppl. rubber suspension, torsion bar type stabilizer 
Damper hydraulic telescopic damper 
Steering rec.-ball steering; on demand ball-and-nut power steering 
Steering transm ratio 22,7:1 / 4,6 steering wheel turns; w/ power steering: 15,66:1 / 3 swt. 
Breaking system braking system 
Breaking system hydraulic dual-circuit braking system with vacuum-operated brake servo unit, effective on front- and rear wheels ; disc brakes front and rear 
Parking breake parking brake 
Parking breake mechanical (foot-operated), effective on rear wheels 
Diamatre brake discs front / rear: 273 / 279 mm; since 05.72: 278 / 279 mm 
Wheels sheet steel-disc wheels 
Wheels rims drop centre rim 5 1/2 J x 14 HB 
Tyres 6,95 or 175 H 14 (6 PR); on demand 175 SR 14 

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"/8"-Coup?s, types 250 C - 280 CE (series 114)
Mercedes-Benz type 250 C <2,8 ltr. engine>
Gearbox 4-speed gear shift 
Availability Series 
Shifting steering wheel or feed control 
Clutch Single-plate dry clutch 
Type of gearbox Pinion change gear 
Synchromesh gears I - IV 
Gear transmission I. 3,90; II. 2,30; III. 1,41; IV. 1,0; R. 3,66 
Differential ratio 3,92; from 10.69: 3,69 
Maximum speed 180 km/h 
Accelerations 11,5 s 
Comments Acceleration with shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h; loaded with 2 persons 
Fuel consumption 12,5 l 
acc. to guideline DIN 70030, ascertained at 3/4 of max. speed, maximal 110 km/h, unter Zuschlag von 10 % 
"/8"-Coup?s, types 250 C - 280 CE (series 114)
Mercedes-Benz type 250 C <2,8 ltr. engine>
Gearbox 5-speed gear shift 
Availability by request (from 05.72) 
Shifting Feed control 
Clutch Single-plate dry clutch 
Type of gearbox Pinion change gear 
Synchromesh gears I - V 
Gear transmission I. 3,96; II. 2,34; III. 1,43; IV. 1,0; V. 0,87; R. 3,72 
Differential ratio 3,92 
Maximum speed 180 km/h 
Accelerations 11,5 s 
Comments Acceleration with shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h; loaded with 2 persons 
Fuel consumption 12,5 l 
acc. to guideline DIN 70030, ascertained at 3/4 of max. speed, maximal 110 km/h, unter Zuschlag von 10 % 
"/8"-Coup?s, types 250 C - 280 CE (series 114)
Mercedes-Benz type 250 C <2,8 ltr. engine>
Gearbox 4-speed autom. gear shift 
Availability by request 
Shifting Switch lever at steering wheel or in car center 
Clutch hydr. clutch in autom. gear 
Type of gearbox Planet gear 
Synchromesh gears  
Gear transmission I. 3,98; II. 2,39; III. 1,46; IV. 1,0; R. 5,47 
Differential ratio 3,92; from 10.69: 3,69 
Maximum speed 175 km/h 
Accelerations 12,4 s 
Comments Acceleration with shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h; loaded with 2 persons 
Fuel consumption 12,5 l 
acc. to guideline DIN 70030, ascertained at 3/4 of max. speed, maximal 110 km/h, unter Zuschlag von 10 %