S-Class limousines of the series 116
Mercedes-Benz type 350 SE
Type 350 SE 
Name 350 SE 
Name Mercedes-Benz type 350 SE 
Short name 350 SE 
Model W 116 E 35 
Production 03.72/08.72 - 09.80 
Number produced 51.100 
Comments concerning the production period begin of production - pre-production batch / main production - end of production 
Prices 09.72: 28.860,00 DM 03.73: 30.247,50 DM 02.74: 31.612,80 DM 06.74: 32.944,80 DM 02.75: 34.854,00 DM 02.77: 36.430,20 DM 01.78: 36.758,40 DM 04.78: 38.572,80 DM 12.78: 39.356,80 DM 05.79: 39.552,80 DM 01.07.79: 39.905,95 DM 16.07.79: 40.680,00 DM  
Wheelbase 2865 mm 
Track rear/front 1521/1505 mm 
Length 4960 mm 
Width 1870 mm 
Height 1425 mm 
Smallest turning circle 11,44 m 
Chassis weight
Max. total weight 2195 kg 
Max. front axle weight 1075 kg 
Max. rear axle weight 1120 kg 
Max. load 520 kg 
Max. trailer weight braked 1200 kg 
Max. trailer weight unbraked 750 kg 
Weight empty 1675 kg 
According to guideline DIN 70020 (with fuel, spare wheel and tool equipment) 
Operating method four-stroke Otto (with manifold-injection) 
Configuration front, parallel; upright 
Type M 116 E 35 / 116.983, since 01.76: 116.985 
No. of cylinder/configuration 8 / 90?-V-form 
Bore x stroke 92 x 65,8 mm 
Total displacement 3499 ccm (tax classification: 3459 ccm) 
Compression ratio 9,5; since 01.76: 9,0 
Crankshaft bearing
Output 200 hp / 147 kW at 5800 /min;~since 01.76: 195 hp / 143 kW at 5500 /min;~since 04.78: 205 hp / 151 kW at 5750 /min 
Maximum torque 29,2 mkg at 4000 /min; since 01.76: 28 mkg at 4000 /min;~since 04.78: 29 mkg at 4000 /min 
No. of valves/configuration 1 intake, 1 exhaust / overhead 
Valve operation 1 top camshaft per cylinder line 
Camshaft drive duplex roller-type chain 
Mixture formation manifold-injection, electronically controlled (Bosch D-Jetronic);~since 01.76 mechanically controlled (Bosch K-Jetronic) 
Cooling water cooling / pump; 14,3 l water 
Lubrication pressure circulation lubrication / 7,5 l oil 
Electric system 12 V 
Battery 66 Ah / in the engine compartment 
Dynamo three-phase AC / 770 W 
Starter motor electrical / 1,4 PS, since 12.77: 2,0 PS 
Ignition transistor ignition 
Fuel tank above the rear axle / 96 l 
Fuel supply electric supply pump 
Driven whells rear wheels 
Power transmission divided cardan shaft 
Frame desing self-supporting all-steel body 
Wheel suspension front double wishbone-front axle with torsion bar type stabilizer 
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 ball-and-nut power steering 
Steering transm ratio 14,02:1 / 2,7 steering wheel turns 
Breaking system braking system 
Breaking system hydraulic dual-circuit braking system with vacuum-operated brake ~servo unit, since 12.78 on demand with antilock device; disc brakes front (internally ventilated) and rear 
Parking breake parking brake 
Parking breake mechanical (foot-operated), effective on rear wheels 
Diamatre brake discs front / rear: 278 / 279 mm 
Wheels sheet steel-disc wheels, on demand light-alloy disc wheels 
Wheels rims 6 1/2 J x 14 H 2-B 
Tyres 205/70 HR 14 

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S-Class limousines of the series 116
Mercedes-Benz type 350 SE
Gearbox 4-speed gear shift 
Availability Series 
Shifting Feed control 
Clutch Single-plate dry clutch 
Type of gearbox Pinion change gear 
Synchromesh gears I - IV 
Gear transmission I. 3,96; II. 2,34; III. 1,44; IV. 1,0; R. 3,72 
Differential ratio 3,46 
Maximum speed 205 km/h 
Accelerations 9,5 s 
Comments Acceleration with shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h; loaded with 2 persons 
Fuel consumption 13,0 l 
acc. to guideline DIN 70030, ascertained at 3/4 of max. speed, maximal 110 km/h, unter Zuschlag von 10 % 
S-Class limousines of the series 116
Mercedes-Benz type 350 SE
Gearbox 3-speed autom. gear shift 
Availability by request 
Shifting Switch lever at steering wheel or in car center 
Clutch hydr. torque converter in autom. gear 
Type of gearbox Planet gear 
Synchromesh gears  
Gear transmission I. 2,31; II. 1,46; III. 1,0; R. 1,84 
Differential ratio 3,46 
Maximum speed 200 km/h 
Accelerations 10,3 s 
Comments Acceleration with shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h; loaded with 2 persons 
Fuel consumption 13,0 l 
acc. to guideline DIN 70030, ascertained at 3/4 of max. speed, maximal 110 km/h, unter Zuschlag von 10 %