Oldtimer picture gallery. Cars. Mercedes-Benz 230 W21.
Mercedes-Benz 230 W21
Years of production: V 1936-1937
Overall production: some 5000-6000, see Production table (included in model 230 lang)
Body modifications (price in RM) (bodies are the same as Mercedes-Benz 260 D in 1936-37):
Chassis (4675 RM),
4-door limousine (5875 RM),
Cabriolet A (2-light 2+2) (11675 RM),
Cabriolet B (4-light) (7165 RM),
Cabriolet D (4-door 4-light) (8375 RM),
Pullman limousine (6725 RM),
Pullman landaulet (7075 RM),
Tourenwagen, 6-seater (7125 RM),
Engine: M143 55hp/3600rpm, straight 6-cyl, 4-stroke 2,229cc
Compression ratio: 6.6:1
Clutch: dry single plate
Length: 4390 (Pullman - 4550) mm, width: 1630mm, height: 1600mm
Front wheel track: 1340 mm
Rear track: 1380 mm
Rear axle clearance: ?mm
Turning radius: 5.9m
Gearbox: 3 speeds + overdrive
Hydraulical brakes on all wheels
Weight: 1500 kg (Pullman-Limousine)
Maximal speed: 110 km/h
Tyres: 5.25 (5.50) x 17 inches
Fuel tank capacity: 38 L (Limousine and Cabriolet - 45 L)
Fuel consumption: 16 L/100km
All images and data are from Werner Oswald's book "Mercedes-Benz Personenwagen 1886-1986", 1987, Motorbuch Verlag Stuttgart.
If you have to add, ask or correct me, you are welcome to write me by E-mail Contact. Andrei Bogomolov.
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Last updated 15 XI 1998.