S-Class limousines of the series 116
Mercedes-Benz type 450 SEL 6.9
Type 450 SEL 6.9 
Name 450 SEL 6.9 
Name Mercedes-Benz type 450 SEL 6.9 
Short name 450 SEL 6.9 
Model V 116 E 69 
Production 02.75/09.75 - 05.80 
Number produced 7.380 
Comments concerning the production period begin of production - pre-production batch / main production - end of production 
Prices 04.75: 69.930,00 DM 02.77: 73.093,50 DM 01.78: 73.752,00 DM 04.78: 77.392,00 DM 12.78: 78.960,00 DM 05.79: 78.999,20 DM 01.07.79: 79.704,55 DM 16.07.79: 81.247,00 DM 
Wheelbase 2960 mm 
Track rear/front 1521/1505 mm 
Length 5060 mm 
Width 1870 mm 
Height 1410 mm 
Smallest turning circle 12,06 m 
Chassis weight
Max. total weight 2420 kg 
Max. front axle weight 1245 kg 
Max. rear axle weight 1175 kg 
Max. load 485 kg 
Max. trailer weight braked 1200 kg 
Max. trailer weight unbraked 750 kg 
Weight empty 1935 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 100 E 69 / 100.985 
No. of cylinder/configuration 8 / 90?-V-form 
Bore x stroke 107 x 95 mm 
Total displacement 6834 ccm (tax classification: 6786 ccm) 
Compression ratio 8,8 
Crankshaft bearing
Output 286 hp / 210 kW at 4250 /min 
Maximum torque 56 mkg at 3000 /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, mechanically controlled (Bosch K-Jetronic) 
Cooling water cooling / pump; 18 l water 
Lubrication dry-sump lubrication / 12 l oil 
Electric system 12 V 
Battery 88 Ah / in the engine compartment 
Dynamo three-phase AC / 1050 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 twist beam axle (diagonal-swing axle with starting- and braking-torque compensation) with hydropneumatic level control 
Suspension front coil springs, hydropneumatic spring struts, torsion bar type stabilizer 
Suspension rear coil springs, hydropneumatic spring struts, torsion bar stabilizer 
Damper hydropneumatic spring struts 
Steering ball-and-nut power steering 
Steering transm ratio 14,28:1 / 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 
Tyres 215/70 VR 14 

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S-Class limousines of the series 116
Mercedes-Benz type 450 SEL 6.9
Gearbox 3-speed autom. gear shift 
Availability Series 
Shifting Switch lever 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 2,65 
Maximum speed 225 km/h 
Accelerations 7,4 s 
Comments Acceleration with shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h; loaded with 2 persons 
Fuel consumption 16,0 l 
acc. to guideline DIN 70030, ascertained at 3/4 of max. speed, maximal 110 km/h, unter Zuschlag von 10 %