Gem Sedan: Mercedes-Benz 600-Class, Luxury Limo Designed For Noble People

Feb 23, 2017 07:10 AM EST | Audi Mae

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The Mercedes-Benz 600-Class is a high-end luxury limousine produced by Mercedez-Benz from 1963 to 1981. The short-wheel base (SWB) model was designed for personal use, while the long wheelbase (LWB) was operated with a central divider and a chauffeur window.

The Mercedez-Benz 600 Class has a power divider window from the front seats to the rear bench seat. It also has an additional two rear-facing seats dividing the driver compartment. It is divided by landaulets, which only 304 were built.

The 600 Class sedan has a wheelbase of 8.6 inches or 22 cm. It has an excellent hydraulic engine, which is powered by a three-liter six-cylinder M189 engine. It has a single overhead camshaft (SOHC) and Bosch mechanical fuel injection.

The sedan has a 150-bar complex of the hydraulic pressure system. It also comes with hydraulically driven amenities, includes sunroof, seats, boot lid. The vehicle doors are well-designed for automatically closing door system. It features adjustable air suspension, which delivered great ride quality and excellent handling over the road surface, as per Car Gurus.

The Mercedes-Benz 600-Class comes with hydraulics, which is fitted to the much smaller but still substantial 300SEL 6.3. The model is created to be the world's fastest four-sedan door. It had a W116 chassis and was designed for notable owners, like the prominent celebrities and the pope.

According to Edmunds, the 600-Class Sedan has a bore and stroke of 103 mm x 95 mm. It also comes with 6332 cc displacement. The maximum power is 250 PS at 4000 rpm. It features a 500 Nm with 370 lb-ft at 2800 rpm maximum torque.

The sedan has a compression ratio of 9.00:1, which has SOHC and duplex chains for its valvetrain. The car's gearbox is four-speed automatic with rear wheel drive and an axle ration 3.23:1. It has an electrical system of 12-volt.

The Mercedez-Benz 600 Class has double wishbones, air suspension, rubber springs, and stabilizing bar for the front suspension. The sedan's rear suspension has low-pivot swing axle, radius arms, self-leveling air suspension, and rubber springs with supporting bar. The 600-Class structure has sheet steel and unibody construction.

 

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