Mercedes Benz S Class W126 500SEL - Facts and Figures

General Value
Chassis W126
Model 500SEL
Engine 4966cc
Engine Code M117.965
Fuel Type Petrol
Production 1979 - 1991
Predecessor W116
Successor W140
Performance Value
Power 245 PS - 180 kW - 242 BHP
Torque 400 Nm - 295 lb/ft
Acceleration 7.5 (s)
Top Speed N/A
MPG City 16.0 MPG
MPG Motorway 23.0 MPG
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