Oldtimer picture gallery. Cars. Mercedes-Benz 260 D.

64k image of 1936 Mercedes-Benz-260 D Droschken-Landaulet prototype for 1936 Berlin Autosalon46k image of 1937-40 Mercedes-Benz-260 D Pullman-Limousine
Mercedes-Benz 260 D W138
(data for 4-door limousine)
Years of production: 1935-1937-1940
Overall production: 1967, see Production table
Body modifications (price in RM) (bodies are the same as Mercedes-Benz 230 W21, 1936-37 and 230 lang W143, 1937-41):
30k image of 1937-40 Mercedes-Benz-260 D Cabriolet B43k image of 1937-40 Mercedes-Benz-260 D TourenwagenChassis (1937-40 - 5800 RM),
4-door Limousine (1937-40 - 6800 RM),
Kombinations-Limousine (1937-40 - ? RM),
Cabriolet B (4-light) (1937-40 - 8500 RM),
Cabriolet D (4-door 4-light) (1937-40 - 9500 RM),
63k image of 1936-37 Mercedes-Benz-260 D Droschken-Landaulet26k image of 1937-40 Mercedes-Benz-260  Cabriolet DPullman Limousine (1936-37 - ? RM, 1937-40 - 7600 RM),
Pullman Landaulet (1936-40 - 7900 RM),
Tourenwagen, 6-seater (1937-40 - ? RM),
Droschken Limousine (1937-40 - 6750 RM),
Droschken Landaulet (1936-37 - ? RM, 1937-40 - 6950 RM),
62k image of 1937-40 Mercedes-Benz-260 D Droschken-Landaulet62k image of 1936-37 Mercedes-Benz-260 D Pullman-LimousineEngine: OM138 Diesel 45hp/3000rpm, straight 4-cyl, 2,545cc
Compression ratio: 20.5:1
Bore/Stroke: 90/100mm
Clutch: dry single plate, Komet-Mecano, F&S
Length: 4550 (since 1937 - 4580, Pullman - 4790) mm, width: 1630 (since 1937 - 1710) mm, height: 1600 (since 1937 - 1610) mm
39k image of 1937-40 Mercedes-Benz-260 D 6-seater TourenwagenWheelbase: 3050mm
Front wheel track: 1340mm (before 1937), 1370 mm (before 1938), 1382 mm (after 1938)
Rear track: 1380mm (before 1937), 1390 mm (before 1938), 1412 mm (after 1938)
Rear axle clearance: 200mm
Turning radius: 5.9m
Gearbox: Daimler-Benz 3 speed+rear (since 1937 - 4 speeds+rear)
Hydraulical shoe brakes on all wheels
Weight: 1530 kg (Pullman-Limousine before 1937), after 1937 - 1550 kg (Limousine), 1680 kg (Pullman-Limousine)
Maximal speed: 90 (since 1937 - 94) km/h
Tyres: 5.25x17 (...-1937), 5.50x17 (...-1938), 6.50x16 (1938-...) inches
Fuel tank capacity: 38 (since 1937 - 50) + 4.5 L
Diesel fuel consumption: 11 L/100km
All images and data are from Werner Oswald's book "Mercedes-Benz Personenwagen 1886-1986", 1987, Motorbuch Verlag Stuttgart.
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Last updated 15 XI 1998.