1991 Mercedes-Benz 600 SEL W140 - AZH-CARS

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1991 Mercedes-Benz 600 SEL W140

The version collection one hundred forty S-Class, supplied in 1991, changed into a splendid fulfillment in lots of respects. Criticism in Germany thirty years in the past approximately its outside dimensions has lengthy been forgotten and has been placed into attitude over time: a lot of contemporary motors aren't smaller or lighter. For instance, searching at Mercedes-Benz clients withinside the USA or Asia, it turns into apparent how in a different way motors are typical on distinct markets: in 1991, clients at the aforementioned markets had been pleased through this S-Class. This Mercedes-Benz inspired with its design, a bunch of improvements and advanced spaciousness and riding comfort.

As the feature trademark, the radiator grille changed into reinterpreted for this S-Class, at the same time as its conventional form changed into maintained, similar to with 129 version collection SL motors. It marked the primary time that the define of the "incorporated radiator" - with its appreciably narrower chrome frame - were organically incorporated into the bonnet. For the primary time the Mercedes supermegacelebrity changed into not established at the radiator grille, however were outfitted barely similarly again at the bonnet.

The experience changed into another time drastically extra snug than withinside the 126 predecessor version collection. In addition to many different parameters, this worried the truth that tyre noise and vibrations in the passenger mobileular had been appreciably reduced. Insulating glass panes had been used for the primary time in a passenger vehicle version collection to nearly save you condensation or fogging up of the windows, at the same time as additionally creating a extensive contribution toward noise and thermal insulation. 

The one hundred forty version collection is a pioneer of environmentally pleasant car manufacturing as all plastic additives are recyclable and virtually marked. As were the case for the reason that release of the lengthy-wheelbase three hundred SE (W 112 version collection) in 1963 and for all following S-Class generations, the one hundred forty version collection changed into additionally to be had as a variation with an extended wheelbase, bringing approximately unique blessings in phrases of the legroom withinside the rear.

six hundred SE and six hundred SEL with twelve-cylinder engine

In 1991, a twelve-cylinder engine marked the spotlight in phrases of output: the brand new M a hundred and twenty 6.zero-litre V12 engine improvement changed into the primary collection-manufacturing twelve-cylinder engine in a Mercedes-Benz passenger vehicle. It generated an output of three hundred kW (408 hp) and a torque of 580 newton metres. Just like its V8 opposite numbers with 4.2 litres (210 kW/286 hp) and 5.zero litres of displacement (240 kW/320 hp), in addition to the 3.2-litre six-cylinder variation (one hundred seventy kW/231 hp), this automobile boasted four-valve era and adjustable inlet camshafts. From October 1992, the three hundred SE 2.8 (142 kW/193 hp) and three hundred SD Turbodiesel (one hundred ten kW/one hundred fifty hp) rounded off the variety with extra less expensive and green variants. The three hundred SD (from 1993 referred to as S 350 Turbodiesel) is pushed through a 3.5-litre six-cylinder engine providing an exhaust turbocharger. It marks the primary S-Class diesel version to be had now no longer best withinside the USA, however additionally in Europe. Engine and powertrain control had been additionally a very new improvement, with the innovation being that each one manage modules communicated thru a shared facts channel. In March 1994, Mercedes-Benz showcased the S-Class facelift on the Geneva Motor Show.

Groundbreaking protection improvements

This era of the S-Class additionally added groundbreaking protection improvements in car engineering: the Electronic Stability Program (ESP®), which have become general device for the V12 fashions in 1995 and elective for the V8 fashions - the gadget changed into additionally to be had for six-cylinder fashions from the subsequent year. A similarly energetic protection innovation made its international debut along the Electronic Stability Program: Brake Assist System (BAS), a general characteristic in all 129 and one hundred forty version collection motors from December 1996. Brake Assist System (BAS) is able to figuring out emergency braking manoeuvres and, if necessary, organising the most brake enhance inside a good shorter area of time than before. Consequently, the automobile's braking distance is crucially cut.

The one hundred forty version collection Mercedes-Benz S-Class changed into produced till September 1998. A overall of 406,532 saloons, 28,a hundred and one devices of which featured a diesel engine, had been produced.