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Mercedes-Benz 280SL (107 E28) Technical Specifications & Manuals Series 107: R107 280SL



Mercedes Benz 280SL Series 107 Production

280 SL Production Schedule

Vehicle

Year # Produced

280SL

Roadster

R107

1974 297
1975 1,020
1976 1,099
1977 1,347
1978 1,536
1979 2,155
1980 2,429
1981 2,628
1982 3,165
1983 3,393
1984 3,529
1985 2,838
Total: 25,436

Mercedes Benz 280SL Series 107 Workshop Service and Repair Manuals

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bullet Mercedes Benz 280SL Chassis and Body Manual
bullet Mercedes Benz 280SL Transmission Manual
bullet Mercedes Benz 280SL Climate Control Heat / AC Manual
bullet Mercedes Benz 280SL Electrical Troubleshooting Manual
bullet Mercedes Benz 280SL Maintenance Manual
bullet Mercedes Benz 280SL Motor / Engine Manual
bullet Mercedes Benz 280SL Motor and Transmission Mounts Manual
bullet Mercedes Benz 280SL Brake Service manual
bullet Mercedes Benz 280SL Owners Manual

Mercedes-Benz 280SL Specifications

Series Designation: 107

bullet Years of Manufacture: 280SL 1974 - 1985
bullet Number Built: 25,436
bullet Price at Introduction:
  • 280SL R107 Roadster: DM 32,445
bullet Date of Introduction: May, 1974
bullet Chassis/Body:
  • Unit frame and body
bullet Exterior Dimensions 450SL:
  • Total Length: 4390mm
  • Total Width: 1790mm
  • Height at Kerb Weight: 1300mm
  • Wheelbase: 2460mm
  • Front Track: 1452mm
  • Rear Track: 1440mm
bullet Kerb Weight:
  • Roadster: 1500kg
bullet Fuel Tank: 90 litres
bullet Turning Circle:
  • 10.34 metres
bullet Transmission (Manual, 4 Speed):
  • 1st: 3.98:1
  • 2nd: 2.39:1
  • 3rd: 1.46:1
  • 4th: 1.00:1
bullet Transmission (Manual, 5 Speed):
  • 1st: 3.96:1
  • 2nd: 2.34:1
  • 3rd: 1.43:1
  • 4th: 1.00:1
  • 5th: 0.88:1
bullet Transmission (Manual, 4 Speed, from 1976):
  • 1st: 3.90:1
  • 2nd: 2.30:1
  • 3rd: 1.41:1
  • 4th: 1.00:1
bullet Transmission (Manual, 4 Speed, from 1979):
  • 1st: 3.98:1
  • 2nd: 2.29:1
  • 3rd: 1.45:1
  • 4th: 1.00:1
bullet Clutch:
  • Single cushion disc, dry plate clutch
bullet Rear Axle Ratio:
  • Manual 4 Speed and Auto: 3.69:1
  • Manual 5 Speed: 3.92
bullet Engine Speed at 100 km/h:
  • 3140 rpm
bullet 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h):
  • Manual: 9.5 seconds (approx)
  • Automatic: 10.01 seconds (approx)
bullet Maximum Speed:
  • Manual: 127 mph (205 km/h)
  • Automatic: 124 mph (200 km/h)
bullet Engine 6 Cylinder M 110:
  • Capacity: 2746cc 168ci
  • Type: Conventional, watercooled four stroke, reciprocating piston type with 6 cylinders in-line configuration
  • Configuration: Front mounted, longitudinal, inline
  • Head: Pushrod and rocker actuated ohv, overhead camshaft
  • Fuel System: Bosch electronic (from 1979 mechanical with air flow sensor)
  • Bore and Stroke: 86mm x 78.8mm (3.41 x 3.10 inch)
  • Power: 185 hp (DIN) @ 6000rpm
  • Torque: 24.3 mkg @ 4500rpm (175.8 ft/lb)
  • Compression Ratio: 9.0:1
bullet Ignition and Electrical:
  • 12 volt
  • Coil and alternator
bullet Exhaust:
  • Single tail-pipe
bullet Suspension:
  • Independent front and rear, double wishbones, diagnol-pivot swing axle
bullet Steering:
  • Recirculating ball, servo assisted, ratio: 15.6:1 (3.0 turns)
bullet Brakes:
  • Front: Vented Disc, 278mm (10.9 inch)
  • Rear: Solid Disc, 279mm (11.0 inch)
bullet Wheels:
  • 14" Pressed steel disc wheels or optional alloy
bullet Tyres:
  • 185 HR 14

Compare Mercedes Benz Series 107 Models

Mercedes-Benz R107 SL Comparison Chart Top Speed
Model Years # Built Engine BHP Torque Trans mph/kph 0-100 km/h
280SL 1974-1985 25,500 2746cc I6 185 176 4 Speed Auto 124/200 11
280SLC 1974-1981 10,700 2746cc I6 185 176 4 Speed Auto 124/200 11
300SL 1985-1989 N/A 2962cc I6 188 192 4 Speed Auto 127/204 9.6
350SL 1970-1980 15,300 3499cc V8 200 211 3 Speed Auto 127/204 9
350SLC 1971-1980 14,000 3499cc V8 200 211 3 Speed Auto 127/204 9
380SL 1980-1985 53,200 3818cc V8 218 224 4 Speed Auto 134/216 9
380SLC 1980-1985 3,700 3818c V8 218 224 4 Speed Auto 134/216 9
420SL 1985-1989 N/A 4196cc V8 218 242 4 Speed Auto 134/216 9
450SL 1971-1980 66,300 4520cc V8 225 279 3 Speed Auto 134/216 8.5
450SLC 1972-1980 31,800 4520cc V8 225 279 3 Speed Auto 134/216 8.5
450SLC 5.0 1977-1981 2,700 4990cc V8 240 297 3 Speed Auto 140/225 8.5
500SL 1980-1989 N/A 4973cc V8 240 297 4 Speed Auto 140/225 7.8
500SLC 1980-1989 1,300 4973cc V8 249 297 4 Speed Auto 140/225 7.8
560SL 1985-1989 1,300 5547cc V8 300 279 4 Speed Auto 137/220 8

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