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Mercedes-Benz W126

Mercedes-Benz introduced the W126 S-Class luxury car in September, to replace the W116. The new W126 was unveiled at the international motor (IAA) in Frankfurt Germany. were seven models in the new up the 280SE/SEL, 380SE/SEL, 500SE/SEL and the

The S-Class W116 was the best luxury sedan of its time and the new was designed to keep Mercedes-Benz in position for years to come. The new provided improved ride, handling, more power and fuel efficiency over it the W116. Much of these were due to the use of new lighter alloys and new techniques such as wind etc.

In 1981 the 500SEC coupe was added.

In 1985 the W126 was completely redesigned yet it still the W126 designation. The styling was changes were made to the molding and wheel treatments. Two new engines along with new 4.2 and 5.6 V8 engines were introduced. The of the engines in the line up were upgraded with the newer This new sleeker more style was to be carried throughout the line up, quite a departure the traditional boxy Mercedes-Benz of the past.

Features and Options

Four-speed automatic transmission s a topographical sensor to monitor the and gas pedal position. The transmission was the to reduce acceleration on a downhill and position without the use of brake after coming to a complete on a steep incline. The transmission featured a limp mode in of electronic failure. The transmission was to start in second gear for a launch and could be switched on and off in and North American models a S/W switch to allow for a more orientated response when

Anti-lock braking system, ABS in the W116) was optional until in all models except the 500SEL and 500 SEC came with ABS as standard .

Self-leveling hydro pneumatic (from the 6.9 W116). There two versions offered: rear hydraulic suspension using two ballasts to automatically level the and a four-wheel hydraulic leveling The coupйs were only with the rear-leveling system. In the US, was standard on the 560 SEC and 560 SEL and optional on the 500 SEC and SEL.

was the first to offer a traction system (TCS) or acceleration regulation (ASR) to prevent spin. Available only on models until 1990, and offered on the 560 SEL in the US market.

Mercedes -Benz offered the cruise control system self adjusted to maintain a speed regardless of incline or in the road surface.

Mercedes-Benz W126

Two-way dual stage heated Chesterfield bench seat SEL) with four-way adjustable rear headrests on the 500 and 560 SEL models.

D river side were introduced on the 1981 The passenger side airbag was in 1986 as an option (standard 1985 on 500 SEL and SEC) and standard on all in 1991.

Eight-way powered, dual heated front seats, two setting memory functions for front occupants to retain of power adjustable steering and seat position for driver; and position for front passenger. The heaters were standard on the 560 and an option on other models.

zones to absorb impact an accident.

Seat belt pre that provided a loose belt under normal conditions and tightened when the car conditions that could to an accident such as sudden

A fully automatic climate system that used an temperature sensor to adjust the heating or cooling.

Mercedes-Benz W126
Mercedes-Benz W126
Mercedes-Benz W126
Mercedes-Benz W126
Mercedes-Benz W126

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