Mercedes C107 500 SLC group 2 (1980)
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Group 4
Group 2

Specifications

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Homologation number: 1706
Homologation start: 1/7/1980
M 117 E 50 V8-cylinder (90°), located front longitudinally
4973cc
340 HP
aluminium block and cylinderhead
steel monocoque C107 chassis with roll-cage, 2 door hardtop coupe bodyshell with aluminium doors
7x15" or 11x15" rims
1300-1400 kg


Results in WRC

Works team: Daimler Benz

Season
Entry Rally event
Driver
Codriver
Team M.C (SVE)
Entry list
POR KEN GRE ARG (FIN) N.Z S.R TdC RAC CdI
Björn Waldegård
Hans Thorszelius
works drive shaft 5th * * 1st*
Jorge Recalde
or Straimel
works drive shaft 2nd+
Hannu Mikkola
Arne Hertz
works 2nd 3rd * * with drawn*
Andrew Cowan
Klaus Kaiser
Cable-Price Corp. acci dent * * acci dent*
Vic Preston, Jr
John Lyall
SEACI 5th
Total points
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48 9 14 25
Statistics
Others starts/finishes 11/6 3/1 3/2 5/3

*SEACI entry
**Cable-Price Corp. entry
+Private entry


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Björn Waldegård in Rallye Côte d'Ivoire '80

Article from Das Rundschreiben, 7/2005

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