Mercedes-Benz W140 S 600 SEL 1991

The W140 Class S 600 SEL has a naturally-aspirated V12 petrol engine with a fuel consumption of 15.6 litres/100km - 18 mpg UK - 15 mpg US (Average), 0 to 100 km/h (62mph) in 6.0 seconds, a maximum top speed of 155 mph (250 km/h), and a curb weight of 4828 lbs (2190 kgs).

This engine produces a maximum power of 408 PS (402 bhp - 300 kW) at 5500 rpm and a maximum torque of 580 Nm (427 lb.ft) at 3800 rpm. The power is transmitted to the road by the rear wheel drive (RWD) with a 4 speed Automatic gearbox.

About chassis details responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride comfort, the W140 Class S has independent, double wishbones, coil springs, anti-roll bar front suspension and multilink, coil springs, anti-roll bar rear suspension.

Stock tire sizes are 235 / 60 on 16 inch rims at the front and rear. For stopping power, the W140 Class S 600 SEL braking system includes vented discs at the front and rear.

The W140 Class S model is a car manufactured by Mercedes Benz, sold new from year 1991 to 1993.


This V12 engine is the same engine used in the Pagani Zonda C12. With a bit of clever tuning, i.e. with a specially-made exhaust, it can be made to sound like a Zonda, or an F1 car, whichever comes to mind first...