S-Class limousines of the series 116
Mercedes-Benz type 450 SE
Type 450 SE 
Name 450 SE  
Name Mercedes-Benz type 450 SE  
Short name 450 SE  
Model W 116 E 45 
Production - 04.78 
Number produced altogether 292 spec. protection cars - model range 116 
Comments concerning the production period  
Prices no list price 
Wheelbase 2860 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 different, depending on extent of the special protection version 
Max. front axle weight  
Max. rear axle weight  
Max. load  
Max. trailer weight braked  
Max. trailer weight unbraked  
Weight empty different, depending on extent of the special protective edition 
According to guideline  
Operating method four-stroke Otto (with manifold-injection) 
Configuration front, parallel; upright 
Type M 117 E 45 / 117.983, since 11.75: 117.986 
No. of cylinder/configuration 8 / 90?-V-form 
Bore x stroke 92 x 85 mm 
Total displacement 4520 ccm (tax classification: 4489 ccm) 
Compression ratio 8,8 
Crankshaft bearing
Output 225 hp / 165 kW at 5000 /min;~since 11.75: 217 hp / 165 kW at 5000 /min;~since 04.78: 225 hp / 165 kW at 5000 /min 
Maximum torque 38,5 mkg at 3000 /min; since 11.75: 36,7 mkg at 3250 /min;~since 04.78: 37,5 mkg at 3250 /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 11.75 mechanically controlled (Bosch K-Jetronic) 
Cooling water cooling / pump; 15 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 / 82 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, suppl. rubber suspension, torsion bar stabilizer 
Suspension rear coil springs, hydropneumatic spring struts, torsion bar 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 light-alloy disc wheels 
Wheels rims 6 1/2 J x 14 H 2-B 
Tyres 215/70 VR 14 

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S-Class limousines of the series 116
Mercedes-Benz type 450 SE
Gearbox 3-speed autom. gear shift 
Availability Series 
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 3,07 
Maximum speed  
Accelerations  
Comments  
Fuel consumption  
acc. to guideline