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1937 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Cabriolet A

Chassis no. 169363
Engine no. 503
Coachbuilder Mercedes-Benz
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Chassis

Current Chassis

From  31st July 1937

Chassis  169363

Drum Brakes  Front-Rear Hydraulic Operation

Front Suspension  Unequal double wishbones and coil springs

Fuel tank capacity  102,5 litre

Rears Suspension  Trailing Arms

Steering  Worm and sector

Technical Specifications and History  Y

Online  Y - E' visibile

Wheel track front  1511 mm

Wheel track rear  1500 mm

Wheelbase  2980 mm

Engine

Current Engine

From  31st July 1937

Arrangement  Inline

Bore  88 mm

Stroke  111 mm

Compression Ratio  5.2 : 1

Cooling System  Water Cooled

Cubic displacement  5401 cc

Cylinders  8

Engine  169363

Engine Type  Front

Fuel System Carburettors Number  1

Gearbox Number of forward speed  4

Manufacturer  MERCEDES-BENZ

Maximum power  178 hp

Maximum power  3500 rpm

Maximum torque  43 kgm

Maximum torque  3500 rpm

Notes Engine  Type M24 II

Supercharged  Y

Technical Specifications and History  Y

Top speed  193 Km/h

Fuel Type  Petrol-Gasoline

Valves per cylinder  2

Valvetrain  Pushrod - OHV

Transmission Wheel drive  Rear wheel drive

Body

Current Body

From  31st July 1937

Coachbuilder  Mercedes-Benz

Colour  Red

Wheels type  Wire

Designer  Ahrens Hermann

Height  1651 mm

Lenghth  5245 mm

Number of doors  2

Number of wheels  4

Type of body  Drophead coupe-Convertible

Unladen weight  2286 kg

Width  1905 mm

Interior

Current Interior

From  31st July 1937

Cockpit/panels  Red

Hand drive  LHD - Left Hand Drive

Material  Leather

Number of seats  5

Seats  Red