Oldtimer picture gallery. Cars. Mercedes-Benz 230 W153.
Mercedes-Benz 230 W153
(data for 4-door limousine)
Years of production: 1938-1939-1943
Overall production: 4210, see Production table
Body modifications (price in RM):
4-door limousine (5875 RM), most popular
Cabriolet A (2-light 2+2) (9500 RM),
Cabriolet B (4-light) (7615 RM),
Cabriolet D (4-door 4-light) (8375 RM),
Engine: M143 55hp/3500rpm, straight 6-cyl, 4-stroke 2,229cc (since 1939 - M153, 2,289cc)
Compression ratio: 6.25-7.00:1 (since 1939 - M153, 6.6:1)
Bore/Stroke: 72.5/90mm (since 1939 - M153, 73.5/90mm)
Clutch: dry single plate, Komet-Mecano, F&S
Length: 4700mm, width: 1720mm, height: 1610mm
Front wheel track: 1382mm
Rear track: 1412mm
Rear axle clearance: 200mm
Turning radius: 5.9m
Gearbox: 4 speeds Zahnradfabrik
Hydraulical shoe brakes on all wheels
Weight: 1470 kg
Maximal speed: 116 km/h
Tyres: 6.00x16 inches
Fuel tank capacity: 50+4.5 L
Fuel consumption: 11.7 L/100km
Images are from Werner Oswald's book "Mercedes-Benz Personenwagen 1886-1986", 1987, Motorbuch Verlag Stuttgart.
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Last updated 1 XI 1998.