1985 - 1991 Mercedes-Benz S-class Sedan 260 SE CAT (160 Hp) - specs, fuel economy, dimensions, MPG

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Mercedes-Benz S-class Sedan 260 SE CAT (160 Hp) - specs, MPG, dimensions

General information
BrandMercedes-Benz
Model S-class
Model year of the generation and generation1985, S-class SE (W126, facelift 1985)
Engine / Trim 260 SE CAT (160 Hp)
Production yearsJune, 1985 - February, 1991
Powertrain Architecture Internal Combustion engine
Body type5-Seat 4-Door Sedan
Performance specs
Fuel economy at Low speed (WLTP) N/A
Fuel economy at Medium speed (WLTP) N/A
Fuel economy at high speed (WLTP) N/A
Fuel economy at very high speed (WLTP) N/A
Fuel economy - combined (WLTP) N/A
CO2 emissions (WLTP)N/A
Fuel economy - urban 16 US MPG
20 UK MPG
7 km/l
14.3 l/100km
Fuel economy - extra urban 31 US MPG
37 UK MPG
13 km/l
7.7 l/100km
Fuel economy - combined N/A
CO2 emissionsN/A
Fuel Type Petrol (Gasoline)
Acceleration 0 - 60 mph 10 s
Acceleration 0 - 62 mph10.5 s
Acceleration 0 - 100 km/h10.5 s
Acceleration 0 - 200 km/h N/A
Acceleration 0 - 300 km/h N/A
Maximum speed 124 mph
200 km/h
100 km/h - 0 N/A
200 km/h - 0 N/A
Emission standard N/A
Weight-to-power ratio 20.9 lbs/hp
9.5 kg/hp
105.3 hp/tonne
Weight-to-torque ratio 20.6 lbs/lb-ft
106.8 lb-ft/tonne
6.9 kg/Nm
144.7 Nm/tonne
Internal combustion engine specs
Power 160 hp @ 5800 rpm.
Power per litre 61.6 hp/l
Torque 162.3 lb-ft or 220 Nm @ 4600 rpm.
Max engine rpm (redline) N/A
Engine layout Front, Longitudinal
Engine Model/Code M 103 E 26 / 103.941
Engine displacement 158.6 cu in
2599 cm3
2.6 l
Engine configuration6 cylinders, Inline
Bore x Stroke 3.26 x 3.16 in
82.9 x 80.25 mm
Compression ratio 9.2:1
Number of valves per cylinder 2
Fuel injection system Multi-point indirect injection
Engine aspiration Naturally aspirated engine
Valvetrain SOHC
Engine oil capacity 6.34 US qt
5.28 UK qt
6 l
Engine oil specification 10W-40 / MB 229.1
Coolant capacity 8.45 US qt
7.04 UK qt
8 l
Engine systemsN/A
Space, Volume and weights
Curb Weight 3351 lbs
1520 kg
Permissible maximum weight 4497.4 lbs
2040 kg
Maximum load1146.4 lbs
520 kg
Fuel tank capacity 23.78 US gal
19.8 UK gal
90 l
AdBlue tank N/A
Max. roof load N/A
Permissible trailer load with brakes on 8% slope N/A
Permissible trailer load with brakes on 12% slope N/A
Permissible trailer load without brakes N/A
Permissible towbar download N/A
Dimensions
Length 197.64 in
5020 mm
Width 71.65 in
1820 mm
Width with mirrors folded N/A
Width including mirrors N/A
Height 56.57 in
1437 mm
Wheelbase 115.35 in
2930 mm
Front track 61.22 in
1555 mm
Rear track 60.12 in
1527 mm
Front overhang N/A
Rear overhang N/A
Ride height (ground clearance) N/A
Drag coefficient (Cd) N/A
Minimum turning circle (turning diameter) N/A
Approach angle N/A
Departure angle N/A
Ramp-over angle N/A
Climb angle N/A
Wading depth N/A
Drivetrain, brakes and suspension specs
Drivetrain Architecture The Internal combustion engine (ICE) drives the rear wheels of the vehicle.
Drive wheel Rear wheel drive
Number of gears and type of the gearbox5 gears, manual transmission
Front suspension Double wishbone
Rear suspension Trailing arm
Front brakesVentilated discs
Rear brakesDisc
Assisting systemsN/A
Steering type Cone worm with recirculation balls, Hydraulic Assisted
Tires size Front wheel tires: 205/65 R15
Rear wheel tires: 205/65 R15
Wheel rims sizeFront wheel rims: 7J x 15
Rear wheel rims: 7J x 15

What are the production years of 1985 Mercedes-Benz S-class SE (W126, facelift 1985) 260 SE CAT (160 Hp)?
The 1985 Mercedes-Benz S-class SE (W126, facelift 1985) 260 SE CAT (160 Hp) was produced from 1985 until 1991. The exact production years of 1985 Mercedes-Benz S-class SE (W126, facelift 1985) 260 SE CAT (160 Hp) are 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991.

What is the powertrain of the 1985 Mercedes-Benz S-class SE (W126, facelift 1985) 260 SE CAT (160 Hp)?
The powertrain unit of 1985 Mercedes-Benz S-class SE (W126, facelift 1985) 260 SE CAT (160 Hp) is Internal Combustion engine.

What is the bodystyle of the 1985 Mercedes-Benz S-class SE (W126, facelift 1985) 260 SE CAT (160 Hp)?
The bodystyle of the 1985 Mercedes-Benz S-class SE (W126, facelift 1985) 260 SE CAT (160 Hp) is 5-seat 4-door Sedan.

What are the performance specs of 1985 Mercedes-Benz S-class SE (W126, facelift 1985) 260 SE CAT (160 Hp) in terms of fuel economy, fuel consumption and emissions, regarding the manufacturer Mercedes-Benz?
Regarding the manufacturer Mercedes-Benz, the performance specs of 1985 Mercedes-Benz S-class SE (W126, facelift 1985) 260 SE CAT (160 Hp) in terms of fuel economy, fuel consumption and emissions are as follows. The fuel consumption, measured in urban conditions is 14.3 l/100 km, as the fuel economy in urban conditions is 16.4 US mpg or 19.8 imperial mpg. The fuel consumption, measured in extra urban conditions is 7.7 l/100 km, as the fuel economy in extra urban conditions is 30.5 US mpg or 36.7 imperial mpg.

What is the type of fuel which 1985 Mercedes-Benz S-class SE (W126, facelift 1985) 260 SE CAT (160 Hp) uses?
The 1985 Mercedes-Benz S-class SE (W126, facelift 1985) 260 SE CAT (160 Hp) uses Petrol (Gasoline).

How fast is the 1985 Mercedes-Benz S-class SE (W126, facelift 1985) 260 SE CAT (160 Hp)?
The 1985 Mercedes-Benz S-class SE (W126, facelift 1985) 260 SE CAT (160 Hp) can accelerate from standstill to 100 km/h or 62 mph for 10.5 seconds. Regarding the Mercedes-Benz, the maximum speed of 1985 Mercedes-Benz S-class SE (W126, facelift 1985) 260 SE CAT (160 Hp) is 200 km/h or 124 mph.

What is the maximum power of the combustion engine of 1985 Mercedes-Benz S-class SE (W126, facelift 1985) 260 SE CAT (160 Hp)?
The maximum power of the combustion engine of the 1985 Mercedes-Benz S-class SE (W126, facelift 1985) 260 SE CAT (160 Hp) is 160 hp. It is achieved at 5800 prm. The specific output is 61.6 hp per l.

What is the maximum torque of the combustion engine of 1985 Mercedes-Benz S-class Sedan 260 SE CAT (160 Hp)?
The maximum torque of the combustion engine of the 1985 Mercedes-Benz S-class Sedan 260 SE CAT (160 Hp) is 220 Nm or 162.3 lb-ft. It is achieved at 4600 prm. The specific torque is 84.6 Nm per l or 62.4 lb-ft per l.

What are the layout and the code of the combustion engine of 1985 Mercedes-Benz S-class SE (W126, facelift 1985) 260 SE CAT (160 Hp)?
The layout of the combustion engine of 1985 Mercedes-Benz S-class SE (W126, facelift 1985) 260 SE CAT (160 Hp) is Front, Longitudinal. The engine code of the ICE is M 103 E 26 / 103.941.

What are the engine displacement, cylinder layout and bore x stroke of the 1985 Mercedes-Benz S-class SE (W126, facelift 1985) 260 SE CAT (160 Hp)?
The engine displacement of the 1985 Mercedes-Benz S-class SE (W126, facelift 1985) 260 SE CAT (160 Hp) is 2599 cm3 or 158.6 cu in or 2.6 l.The ICE has 6 cylinders. The cylinder layout is Inline. Bore x stroke are 82.9 x 80.25 mm or 3.26 x 3.16. Bore to stroke ratio is 1.03:1. The engine is over-square.

What is the compression ratio of the combustion engine of 1985 Mercedes-Benz S-class SE (W126, facelift 1985) 260 SE CAT (160 Hp)? How many valves does the engine have?
The combustion engine of the 1985 Mercedes-Benz S-class SE (W126, facelift 1985) 260 SE CAT (160 Hp) has a compression ration of 9.2:1. It has 2 valves per cylinder or 12 valves at all.

What is the fuel injection system, the engine aspiration and the valvetrain of 1985 Mercedes-Benz S-class SE (W126, facelift 1985) 260 SE CAT (160 Hp)?
The 1985 Mercedes-Benz S-class SE (W126, facelift 1985) 260 SE CAT (160 Hp) has a internal combustion engine, or a thermal (also called heat) engine. The fuel injection system of this engine is Multi-point indirect injection. The engine aspiration is Naturally aspirated engine. The valvetrain of the ICE is SOHC.

What is the recommended engine oil and how much oil does a 1985 Mercedes-Benz S-class Sedan 260 SE CAT (160 Hp) take?
The 1985 Mercedes-Benz S-class Sedan 260 SE CAT (160 Hp) takes 6 l or 6.34 US qt or 5.28 UK qt. The recommended oil viscosity / specifications are as follows:
10W-40 / MB 229.1