Mercedes C107 450 SLC 5.0 group 4 (1979)
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Group 4
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Specifications

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Homologation number: 661
Homologation start: 1/4/1979
M 117 E 50 V8-cylinder (90°), located front longitudinally
5025cc (97x85)
310HP / 6400 rpm
43 kgm / 4300 rpm
2 valves per cylinder - 16 valves total
Bosch K-jetronic mechanical multi point fuel injection
aluminium block and cylinderhead
rear wheel drive
3-speed torque converter automatic gearbox
steel monocoque C107 chassis with roll-cage, 2 door hardtop coupe bodyshell with aluminium doors
7x15" or 11x15" rims
1350-1450 kg
fuel tank 120 lt


Results in WRC

Races

Works team: Daimler Benz

Season
Entry Rally event
Driver
Codriver
Team MC SVE
Entry list
POR KEN GRE N.Z FIN C.Q S.R TdC
Entry list
RAC
Entry list
CdI
Hannu Mikkola
Arne Hertz
works 2nd 1st
Björn Waldegård
Hans Thorszelius
works 6th 2nd
Vic Preston, Jr
John Lyall
works under guard 4th
Andrew Cowan
Klaus Kaiser
works 3rd
Pfuhl
Leininger
dnf
Total points
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48 14 34
Statistics
Others starts/finishes 8/6 3/2 5/4

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Ingvar Carlsson in rally Portugal '80

Article from Das Rundschreiben, 7/2005

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