1991 Mercedes Benz C112 Concept
Mercedes-Benz C112 Concept
The C111 was a serial of observational automobiles produced by Mercedes-Benz in the Sixties and Seventies. The companionship was experimenting with new locomotive technologies, including Wankel engines, Diesel engines, and turbochargers, and put-upon the staple C111 program as a testbed. Over-the-counter data-based features included gullwing doors and a deluxe home with leather shave and air conditioning.
The commencement reading of the C111 was accomplished in 1969. It exploited a fibreglass trunk plate and had a three-rotor fire injected Wankel locomotive mounted in the heart. The succeeding C111 appeared in 1970. It secondhand a four-rotor locomotive producing 370 hp (275 kW). The car could reportedly hit 180 mph (290 km/h).
The fellowship distinct not to embrace the Wankel locomotive and sour to Diesel experiments for the tierce C111. With its 230HP@ 4,400-4,600 5-speed manual straight-5 turbo-Diesel, the C111 bust niner diesel and gas hurrying records. With more sleek bodywork that gave it an air dredge coefficient of an unbelievable .191, the C111 finally hit 200 mph (322 km/h) at Nardoo in 1978, and averaged 14.7mpg@ 195.4 mi (316 km) o’er a 12 hr sail. A afterward 500 hp (372 kW) 4.8 L couple KKK-turbocharged V8 rendering set another disk, with an mean lap-speed of 250.958mph. It was achieved by Dr. Hans Leibold in 1 moment, 56.67 seconds on May 5, 1979.
Mercedes-Benz introduced a C112 at the Frankfurt Motive Shew in 1991 as a product supercar. It secondhand a 6.0 L V12 locomotive mounted in the halfway. But astern accepting 700 deposits, the companionship distinct not to keep with output.
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