Mercedes-Benz 6.9

Technical Specifications

Body and Chassis
Vehicle Type   5 Passenger Sedan
Wheelbase (in./mm.)
(A) 116.5/2960
Track Front (in./mm.)
Track Rear (in./mm.)
Overall Length (in./mm.) (B) 210.0/5335
Curb Weight (lbs./kg.)   4390/1990
Fuel Tank Capacity
(gal/res. U.S.)
(gal/res. Imp.)
Trunk Capacity (cu. ft./m3)   18.2/0.52
Battery Capacity (volts/amp.-hrs.)   12V/66Ah
Steering Wheel
Turns Lock to Lock
Turning Circle (ft./m.)   40.0/12.18

Interior Dimensions
Head Room Front
(C) 38.6/980
Leg Room Front
(D) 41.7/1060
Hip Room Front
(E) 57.5/1460
Shoulder Room Front
(F) 55.1/1400
Head Room Rear
(G) 37.1/942
Leg Room Rear
(H) 38.1/967
Hip Room Rear
(I) 59.5/1510
Shoulder Room Rear
(J) 54.9/1394


Engine, Transmission, Suspension, Tires and Brakes
Engine Type V-type, 8-cylinder, C.I.S. fuel injection system, 2 single overhead camshafts, 5 main bearings*
Net Horsepower
250 @ 4000
Net Torque
lbs.-ft. @ rpm/mkp.
360 @ 2500/51.6
4.21 x 3.74/107 x 95
(cu. in./cm.3)
Maximum Engine Speed
Compression Ratio 8.0:1
Transmission 3-speed automatic with torque converter.
Rear Axle Ratio 2.65:1
Independent suspension; self leveling: double A-arms, anti-dive control, stabilizer bar. Wheel susension: two hydro-pneumatic suspension units which act as springs and shock absorbers.
Independent suspension; self leveling: M-B diagonal pivot axle with limited slip differential; starting and braking torque compensation, stabilizer bar. Wheel suspension: two hydro-pneumatic suspension units which act as springs and shock absorbers.
Tires and Rims 215/70 VR x 14 steel-belted radial
6.5J x 14 - light alloy
Braking system 2-circuit hydraulic, 4 wheel power disc brakes. Front discs ventilated.
Total swept area 456.5 square in.
NOTE: Horsepower and torque ratings are made in accordance with SAE J-245. Dimensions made in accordance with SAE specifications. Trunk capacity in accordance with VDA measuring method. Rear leg room derived with front seat adjusted to suitable driving position for 95th percentile occupant.

*Uses only unleaded fuel.

Standard Features
Arm rest, front center
Arm rest, rear
Automatic antenna with selective height adjustment
Automatic climate control
Automatic transmission, floor shift
Central locking system
C.I.S. fuel injection system
Cruise control
Electric windshield wipers
(2- speed with 5 second intermittent mist control)
Electrically heated rear window
Energy absorbing front and rear bumpers
Exterior mirrors, left and right
Four 3-point inertia reel safety belts
Fully reclining and adjustable front bucket seats
Halogen fog lamps
Heal rests, front and rear
Height adjustment, front bucket seats
Leather upholstered seats
Map pockets on front doors
Parcel nets on front seat backs
Plasticized undercoating
Power brake system with 4-wheel disc brakes
Power steering
Power windows
Protective floor mats
Quartz chronometer
Radio - Becker Mexico AM/FM stereo with cassette tape player
Rear reading lamps
Steel belted radial tires
Steering lock
Tinted glass (all windows)
Trunk - fully carpeted
Velour interior carpeting
Visor vanity mirror
Wheels, forged light alloy

Optional Features
Front seats with orthopedic backrests
Seats with reinforced springs
Seats with heating elements for cushions and backrests

The following optional features are offered without additional charge:
Electrically operated sunroof with wind deflector
Metallic paintwork
Seats upholstered in plush velour

Mercedes-Benz of North America, Inc.

One Mercedes Drive
Montvale, New Jersey 07645

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