Mercedes 300 SL W194 group S (1952)
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Specifications

10 units built
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Mercedes M194, straight 6 cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine, 50o inclination
2996cc, 85.0 x 88.0 mm
8.0:1
175 bhp / 131 KW @ 5200 rpm
255 Nm / 188 ft lbs
cast-iron block, light alloy head
SOHC, 2 Valves per Cyl - 12 valves total
aspiration, natural with 3 x Solex Carburetors
4 speed Manual gearbox
steel tubular spaceframe chassis, aluminium bodyshell
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs, telescopic shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension swing axles, coil springs, telescopic shock absorbers
recirculating ball steering
drums, all-round
Length 4220 mm (166.1 in)
Width 1790 mm (70.5 in)
Height 1265 mm (49.8 in)
Wheelbase 2400 mm (94.5 in)
Track (fr/r) 1381 mm (54.4 in) / 1445 mm (56.9 in)
870kg
drag coefficient, 0.25


Results in famous races

Season
Car entry, chassis number Car number/ result
Sebring Mille Miglia Le Mans Targa Florio Pescara Carrera Pan
Team 12h 1600km 24h 12h
Daimler-Benz, 001/52 #623T, spare car spare car
Daimler-Benz, 002/52 #626T, spare car
Daimler-Benz, 003/52 #626, acci dent
Daimler-Benz, 004/52 #623, 2nd
Daimler-Benz, 005/52 #613, 4th #3, 2nd
Daimler-Benz, 006/52 #22T, spare car
Daimler-Benz, 007/52 #21, 1st spare car
Daimler-Benz, 008/52 #22, elec trics #4, 1st
Daimler-Benz, 009/52 #20, 2nd #6, disqua lified
Total points
54
16 19 19
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 9/6 3/2 3/2 3/2
Drivers Team entries and car number
Daimler-Benz
Rudolf Caracciola 613 22T
P. Kurrle 613
Karl Kling 623 22 4
Hans Klenk 623 22 4
Hermann Lang 626 21 3
Erwin Grupp 626 3
Theo Helfrich 20
Helmut Niedermayr 20
Fritz Riess 21
John Fitch 6
Eugen Geiger 6

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Drawings

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