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W123 Data - Type overview - 300CD

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300CD / C 123 D 30

General information
Construction designation:C 123 D 30
Production period:05.1977 / 09.1977 - 08.1981
Produced units:7502
Driving performance and consumption
Top Speed: (Manual transmission)
143 km/h; from 09.79: 150 km/h (Automatic)
Acceleration: (Manual transmission)
20,8 s; from 09.79: 19,2 s (Automatic)
Fuel Consumption: (4-speed manual transmission)
11,5 l, from 9/79; 8,7 l (Automatic))
Dimensions and Weights
Wheelbase:2710 mm
Track front / rear:1488 / 1446 mm
Length:4763 mm
Width:1786 mm
Height:1395 mm
Smallest turning circle:11,0 m
Unladen weight (car weight):1550 kg
Permitted total weight:2015 kg
Permitted axle load in front:960 kg
Permitted axle load in rear:1055 kg
Payload:465 kg
Permissible trailer load (braked):n.a.
Permissible trailer load (unbraked):n.a.
Engine data
Working method:Four-stroke diesel (with pre-chamber injection)
Positioning of the engine:front, longitudinal; standing
Engine type / model:OM 617 D 30 / 617.912
Number and arrangement of cylinders:5 / in-line
Bore and stroke:91,0 x 92,4 mm; from 08.1978: 90,9 x 92,4 m
Total cubic capacity:3005 ccm (from 08.1978: 2998 ccm)
Compression ratio:21,5
Crankshaft bearings:6
Output / at:80 hp / 59 kW at 4000 /min; from 09.1979: 88 hp / 65 kW at 4400 /min *
Torgue / at:172 Nm at 2400 /min
Number of valves
/ arrangement per cylinder:
1 Inlet, 1 Outlet / overhead
Valve control:overhead camshaft
Camshaft drive:Duplex roller chain
Carburation:Pre-chamber injection, mechanically controlled; Bosch 5-stroke injection pump
Cooling system:Water cooling / Pump; 11 l Water
Lubrication:pressure circulation lubrication /
Electrical system:12 V
Battery:88 Ah / in the engine compartment
Generator:three-phase current / 770 W
Starter motor:electrical / 2,0 kW; from 1980: 2,3 k
Fuel tank -
arrangement and capacity:
above the rear axle / 80 l
Fuel transportation:Piston pump at the Injection pump
Chassis / Steering / Brakes / Power transmission
Vehicle frame construction:self-supporting all-steel body
Wheel suspension, front:Double-wishbone front axle with Torsion bar stabilizer
Wheel suspension, rear:Diagonal swing axle, on request with hydropneumatic level control
Suspension, front:coil springs, rubber auxiliary springs, torsion bar stabilizer
Suspension, rear:coil springs, rubber auxiliary springs, torsion bar stabilizer
Shock absorbers front/rear:hydraulic telescopic shock absorbers
Steering system:recirculating ball power steering
Steering ratio:16,55:1 / 3,2 steering wheel turns
Braking system (foot brake):hydraulic two-circuit braking system with vacuum brake power booster, from 08.1980 on request with anti-lock braking system; disc brakes front and rear
Parking brake (Handbrake):mechanical (foot-operated), acting on rear wheels
ø of the brake discs or brake drums front/rear:brake discs front / rear: 278 / 279 mm
Wheels:sheet steel disc wheels, by request alloy disc wheels
Rims:6 J x 14 H 2
Tyres:195/70 HR 14 89 H
Driven wheels:rear wheels
Power transmission:split cardan-shaft
Final drive ratio:3,46
Number of units manufactured per annum
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Selling price without extras (incl. VAT)
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