Oldtimer picture gallery. Trucks. Mercedes-Benz L300.
Mercedes-Benz L300 (W15)
Years of production: 1932-1936
Overall production: 126 examples, see Production table
300 kg delivery van (Kasten-Lieferwagen) based on Mercedes-Benz 170 chassis.
Engine: 32hp/3200rpm, straight 6-cyl SV, 4-stroke 1,692cc
Compression ratio: 5,75...6,0 : 1
Carburettor: upstream Solex 30 FVST or Solex 30 BFV
Cooling: water, pump,
Battery: 6V 75Ah, under driver's seat,
Clutch: dry single plate
Length: 3700mm, width: 1630mm, height: 1650mm
Inner dimensions: length: 1260mm, width: 1260mm, height: 980mm
Front wheel track: 1340mm
Rear track: 1340mm
Rear axle clearance: ? mm
Turning radius: 5m
Gearbox: 3 speeds with overdrive (synchronized III and overdrive)
Ratios: I - 3,33, II - 1,71, III - 1,00, overdrive - 0,73
Differential ratio: 6,11
Hydraulical brakes on all wheels
Weight: 1150 kg, chassis weight: 750 kg
Maximal speed: 90 km/h
Tyres: 5,25x17 inches
Fuel tank capacity: 33 L
Fuel consumption: 11 L/100km
Cooling system capacity: 11 L
Oil carter capacity: engine - 5 L; gearbox - 0.70 L; differential - 1.50 L
Price: 4450 RM
All the 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 8 XII 1999.