Oldtimer picture gallery. Cars. Mercedes-Benz 290 lang.
Mercedes-Benz 290 lang W18
Years of production: 1934-1937
Overall production: 3929, see Production table
Body modifications (price in RM):
Cabriolet A (13000 RM, 1935 - 1937)
Cabriolet F (12800 RM, 1935 - 1937)
Limousine (4-door) (9500 RM, 1935 - 1937)
Pullman-Limousine (9900 RM, 1934 - 1937)
Cabriolet B (11500 RM, 1934-1937)
Tourenwagen (6-seater) (9900 RM, 1934-1937)
Cabriolet D (11900 RM, 1934-1937)
Roadster (13000 RM, 1935 - 1937)
Stromlinien-Limousine (12000 RM, 1935 - 1936)
Special-Limousine (15000 RM, 1935 - 1936)
Miscellaneous bodies by special order.
Engine: 68hp(before 1935 - 60hp)/3200rpm, straight 6-cyl, 4-stroke 2,867cc
Compression ratio: 6.6:1 (before 1935 - 5.75-6 : 1)
Length: 4870mm, width: 1730mm, height: 1660mm
Front wheel track: 1435mm
Rear track: 1476mm
Rear axle clearance: ?mm
Turning radius: 6.35m
Gearbox: 3+overdrive (4 speeds since 1937)
Weight: 1850 kg - Pullman-Limousine, 1980 kg - Cabriolet F
Maximal speed: 103 km/h
Tyres: 6.50x17 inches
Fuel tank capacity: 56 L
Fuel consumption: 18 L/100km
Upper 14k picture is cabriolet F.
Color image of Cabriolet B have been kindly sent by Martin Vorwahl, collector of oldtimer photos, Oldenburg, Germany.
The color picture of unrestored Cabriolet D is borrowed from the Specialcar Magazine.
Color image of 1936 Mannheim Roadster is from Concourse D'elegance.
93k Pullman-Limousine in the middle of 3rd row is owned by H.Bladschies from Ölsnitz, Germany, image from "Svet Motoru" magazine, Czechoslovakia.
All the 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 14 II 1999.