10 Interesting facts about MercedesBenz C111

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10 Interesting facts about C111

1. A total number of 13 C111 were produced in 11 were registered for the road and had a plate on them.

2. Toy manufacturers producing this car in all scales, that Mercedes-Benz will let go into production. They did a Police version.

3. The front of C111 was taken and put into on Mercedes-Benz S class W116 and the multi-link rear axle was put production in 1982 on Mercedes-Benz C W201.

4. The C111 with four-rotor could not be beat in terms of and handling at the time. With an of 4.8 seconds from 0-100 and the magic speed of 300 km/h, Benz presented without no a high -performance sport the comparable cars of Ferrari ( ) and Lamborghini ( Miura ) were a little heavier and did not reach the speed because of unfavorable air Only the 7 -liter model hp SAE ) of Iso Rivolta in 1970 wanted to be at the height – but only after not reliable factory specification. at that time the average of normal cars was somewhere 52HP.

5. In one of the C111 engineers installed a system in order to improve the poor exhaust emissions in engines. so that the proportion of hydrocarbons should be reduced. As a effect, when the engine little blue flames at the appeared. Unfortunately this was recorded in a photo. the color to the white autumn metallic of the car making it impossible to capture.

6. C111 also came V8, M117 engine type. data about it are hardly it should have been a of two pieces. one in the first series 250 hp. another in the second series. had a single throttle system and 330 hp. are far more reliable than the engines. The V8 vehicles recognized by had slightly raised rear

7. In the second series of C111, was a model with automatic

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8. The C111 design study was baptized. the C101 project. the “0 (zero)” in the middle had to disappear. this number combination has been protected by Peugeot as a So they replaced the “0″ at the IAA by a “1 “. C101 the same fate as Porsche 901 at time. Mercedes-Benz became with C111 while became legendary with

9. In 1969, the first of the C111 was a studie” made by Bruno It is now exposed at Mercedes-Benz Museum in and it looks like this:

Here is a nice video the car:

10. In 1965 Paul designed a high-performance car with the 700SL. Later on, a lot of those like butterfly doors and tail, appeared on Porsche

For the last part I have an which analyse the characteristics of 1969 Mercedes C111 and Turbo BMW.  Apparently have something to do with Bracq designs. I can’t to find any other info this but I will upload the anyway. The article is in German and I know the magazine.

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