Mercedes-Benz W08 (1928 - 1939)

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Layout FR layout
Powertrain
Engine
  • 1928-33: 4,622cc M08 I8
  • 1931-39: 4,918cc M08 I8
Dimensions
Wheelbase standard chassis 1928 – 39:
3,670 mm (144 in)
short chassis 1931-33:
3,430 mm (135 in)
Length 5,140 mm (202 in) -
5,380 mm (212 in)
Width 1928-29: 1,760 mm (69 in)
1929-39: 1,820 mm (72 in)
Height 1928-29: 1,900 mm (75 in)
1929-39: 1,820 mm (72 in)

 

 

 

  18/80 HP
type Nürburg 460
18/80 HP
type Nürburg 460 K
18/80 HP
type Nürburg 460
18/80 HP
type Nürburg 460 K
19/100 HP
type Nürburg 500
Type 500 N Type 500 N
engine
Working method: Four-stroke Otto
Arrangement in the vehicle: front, lengthways; standing
Cooling:  Water cooling
Number of cylinders / arrangement: 8 / row
Motor type:  M 08 M 08/4 M 08 II M 08 III
Displacement:  4622 cc 4918 cc
Bore × stroke:  80 × 115 mm 82.5 × 115 mm
Performance at 1 / min:  59 kW
(80 PS)
at 3400
74 kW
(100 PS)
at 3100
81 kW
(110 PS)
at 3300
Max. Torque at 1 / min:  237 Nm at 1200 253 Nm at 1250 255 Nm at 1250 257 Nm at 1250
Compression:  5.0: 1 5.0: 1
from 1932 5.75: 1
6.0: 1 6.6: 1
Valve control:  1 side camshaft, drive via spur gears
Mixture preparation:  1 Zenith carburetor 1 flat-
flow carburetor Solex 40 MOHRT
1 double flat-
flow carburetor Solex 35 MMOV
1 double
downdraft carburetor Solex 35 MMOV
Transmission and performance
Transmission:  4-speed manual transmission 4-speed manual transmission,
aW with additional overdrive
4-speed manual transmission
with additional overdrive
4-speed manual transmission,
aW with additional overdrive
Drive: Rear wheel drive
Top speed:  100 km / h 110 km / h 115 km / h 123 km / h
Consumption:  25 l 26 l
Chassis and power transmission
Front suspension:  Rigid axle, semi-springs
Rear suspension:  Rigid axle, underslung semi-springs
Steering:  Screw steering Worm steering
Dimensions and weights
Wheelbase:  3670 mm 3430 mm 3670 mm 3430 mm 3670 mm
Track width front / rear:  1425/1425 mm 1485/1485 mm
Dimensions:  4890 (with case 5200) × 1760 × 1900 mm 4650 (with case 4950) × 1760 × 1900 mm 5380 × 1820 × 1820 mm 5140 × 1820 × 1790 mm 5380 × 1820 × 1820 mm
Turning circle:  14.8 m
Empty weight:  2150 kg
(Pullman Lim.)
2070 kg
(Cabriolet)
2120 kg
(touring car)
2250 kg
(Pullman Lim.)
2170 kg
(Cabriolet)
2170 kg
(touring car)
2300 kg
(Pullman limousine)
2400 kg
(Pullman limousine)

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