Mercedes-Benz 600

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Mercedes-Benz 600 (W100)
Mercedes-Benz 600 vl silver TCE.jpg
Also called
  • Grand Mercedes
  • Der Große Mercedes
  • 1963–1981
  • 2,677 built[1]
  • SWB: 2,190
  • LWB: 428
  • Landaulet: 59
Body and chassis
ClassUltra-luxury car
Body style
LayoutFR layout
Engine6.3 L M100 V8
WheelbaseSWB: 3,200 mm (126.0 in)
LWB: 3,900 mm (153.5 in)
LengthSWB: 5,540 mm (218.1 in)
LWB: 6,240 mm (245.7 in)
Width1,950 mm (76.8 in)
HeightSWB: 1,500 mm (59.1 in)
LWB: 1,510 mm (59.4 in)
Curb weight2,990–3,280 kg (6,592–7,231 lb)
SuccessorMercedes-Benz S600 (600 SWB/LWB; 1993–1998)
Maybach 57 and 62
(600 Pullman; 2002–2012)
600 Pullman in Mercedes Museum, formerly transporting guests of the German Government
Mercedes 600 Landaulet
600 in Museum Sinsheim, sitting low until the air compressor re-supplies pressure to the suspension

The Mercedes-Benz 600 (W100) is a line of ultra-luxury cars produced by Mercedes-Benz from 1963 to 1981. The forerunner of the modern Maybach marque, the 600 Grosse Mercedes ("Grand Mercedes") succeeded the Type 300d "Adenauer" as the company's flagship model. It was positioned well above the 300-series Mercedes-Benz W112 in price, amenities, and status. Its few competitors included British and American equivalents from Rolls-Royce, Bentley, Lincoln, Cadillac, and Imperial.

Generally, the short-wheelbase (SWB) models were designed to be owner-driven, whereas the long-wheelbase (LWB) and limousine models, often incorporating a central divider with power window, were intended for chauffeur operation.


The 600 replaced the Mercedes-Benz W189 limousine, which was nicknamed the Adenauer, after Konrad Adenauer, who employed several of these during his term as the first West German chancellor.

Production began in 1964 and continued through to 1981.[2] During this time, production totalled 2,677 units, comprising 2,190 Saloons, 304 Pullmans, 124 6-door Pullmans and 59 Landaulets.[2]

The 600 succeeded the 1961 Mercedes-Benz W112 in using a pneumatic self-levelling suspension,[3][4] an enhancement of the Mercedes-Benz 300d Adenauer's dashboard activated mechanical torsion bar based system. A version is incorporated in Mercedes' current Active Body Control.[citation needed]

With its demise in 1981, the 600 marked the last ultra-luxury model that the brand produced in an unbroken line since the model 60 hp Simplex from 1903.[5] The company would return to this segment some 20 years later with the Maybach 57/62 (but the Maybach was extremely expensive), but these cars ultimately failed to captivate customers in the same way as their British rivals. As a result, Daimler ended production of the Maybach brand in 2012 and has not returned to this segment. As of 2019, the Mercedes flagship is the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class, which occupies a considerably lower price bracket and is not a true successor to the 600 and earlier models. However, it is seen as a spiritual successor, since it is the first luxury Mercedes since the 600 to feature some bespoke design touches not available on the standard S-Class.


The 600 came in two main variants:

  • A short wheelbase 4-door saloon, available with a power divider window separating the front seats from the rear bench seat, although most were built without this feature.
  • A long wheelbase 4-door "Pullman" limousine (with two additional rear-facing seats separated from the driver compartment by a power divider window, of which 304 were built), and a 6-door limousine (with two forward-facing jump-seats at the middle two doors and a rear bench-seat).

A number of the limousines were made as landaulets, with a convertible top over the rear passenger compartment. Two versions of the convertible roof were made: long roof and short roof. Of them, the short roof, which opens only above the last, third row of seats, is the more common version. Rarer, especially with the 6-door landaulets, is the long roof, called the Presidential roof. In all, 59 landaulets were produced, and of them, only 26 were 6-door landaulets. Of these 26, only nine were 6-doors landaulets with the long Presidential-type roof. One of these nine cars was used by the former Yugoslavian president Josip Broz Tito, and it was sold in 2017 in England, for £2.5 million.[6]

Landaulets like these were also notably used by the German government, as during the 1965 state visit of Queen Elizabeth II. The Vatican, in addition to an elongated Mercedes 300d 4-door landaulet, used for the Pope a specially designed Mercedes 600 4-door landaulet, which now resides at the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart. Production of the landaulet versions of the 600 ended in 1980.

Mercedes also made two special 600 coupés: one as a gift for retiring long-time Mercedes chief designer Rudolf Uhlenhaut, and the other for Fritz Nallinger, head of the Mercedes research and development centre in the 1950s and 60s.[7][circular reference] These cars had a wheelbase 22 cm (8.6 inches) shorter than the SWB saloon.[citation needed] A third coupé was much later constructed by 600 enthusiast Karl Middelhauve of Wausau, Wisconsin, from a SWB saloon.[8]

Karl Middelhauve also created a questionable pair of matching Chevrolet El Camino-style coupes from 600 SWB saloons. One of them with a Vortech supercharger. The majority of purists question the reason for destroying a classic such as an original 600 into a modified vehicle, while a handful of purists think Middelhauve is extending function in the true spirit of the 600.[9]

A single example of a SWB 4-door landaulet, combining the handling of a short-wheelbase with the qualities of a landaulet, was built by Mercedes in 1967 for former racing driver Philipp Constantin von Berckheim.


The 600's great size, weight, and numerous hydraulically driven amenities required more power than Mercedes' largest engine at that time, the M-189 3-litre 6-cylinder M189, could produce. A new V8 with more than twice the capacity was developed, the 6.3 L M100. It featured single overhead camshafts (SOHC) and Bosch mechanical fuel injection. It developed 250 hp (186 kW).

The 600's complex 150-bar (2,176 psi) hydraulic pressure system powered the automobile's windows, seats, sun-roof, boot lid, and automatically closing doors. Adjustable air suspension delivered excellent ride quality and sure handling over any road surface.[10]

In 1968 the M-100 engine and pneumatic suspension were fitted to the much smaller but still substantial W109 300SEL 6.3, creating the world's fastest four-door saloon. In 1975 a larger 6.9 litre version of M-100 was installed in the W116 Mercedes-Benz 450SEL 6.9 and air suspension was replaced with a hydraulic suspension.

Notable owners[edit]

Famous owners of the Mercedes-Benz 600 have included the following people.

Celebrities and tycoons[edit]

Political leaders and royalty[edit]

Habib Bourguiba's 600 Pullman
Papal landaulet

In popular culture[edit]

A 600 appears as the limousine for John Smith on his return to New York from Berlin after successfully preventing a war with the Japanese in The Man in the High Castle on Amazon.

In cinema, the Mercedes 600 was featured in several James Bond films, most notably as transport of the villain Ernst Stavro Blofeld in On Her Majesty's Secret Service and Diamonds Are Forever. In Octopussy, the villain Kamal Khan is seen leaving Sotheby's London auction house in a 600 Pullman. Near the beginning of 1978 movie Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe?, the character played by Jacqueline Bisset is abducted from Heathrow Airport in a 600 Pullman.[58]

In television, a 600 was used by fictional Channing/Gioberti family matriarch Angela Channing in the American television series Falcon Crest. Images of the car driving from San Francisco over the Golden Gate Bridge to the Falcon Crest vineyard were featured in the opening credits of the first four seasons. It was also prominently featured in the television show Friday the 13th.

In a Top gear challenge, Jeremy Clarkson compares his 1973 600 to James May's 1972 Rolls-Royce Corniche.

The limousine and landaulet versions of the 600 is favored by various heads of state, particularly dictators and monarchs during the 1960s and 1970s. This is similar to how its predecessor, the 770 limousine, was associated with Nazi Germany, being used as the official state car of Adolf Hitler.

There was also a Pullman version used in the movie High Anxiety by Mel Brooks.

A red 1972 Pullman was seen in The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement.[59]

Prince Ital Joe and Marky Mark are seen driving a 600 in the music video for their single "United".

Several 600s are seen in several episodes of Amazon's original series The Man in the High Castle, transporting Nazi officials.

Jack Nicholson's character drives a red 600 in The Witches of Eastwick.

In X-Men: The Last Stand, Charles Xavier and Erik Lehnsherr arrive in a black 600.[60]

Technical data[edit]

Technical data Mercedes-Benz 600 (W100)[61] (Manufacturer's figures except where stated)

Mercedes-Benz 600 600 Pullman
Produced:  1963–1981
Engine:  6.3 l V8, front-mounted
Bore x Stroke:  103 mm x 95 mm
Displacement:  6332 cc
Max. Power @ rpm:  250 PS (184 kW; 247 hp) @ 4000
Max. Torque @ rpm:  500 N⋅m (369 lb⋅ft) @ 2800
Compression Ratio:  9.00: 1
Fuel feed:  Sequential fuel injection, Bosch injection pump
Fuel tank capacity:  112 l (29.6 US gal; 24.6 imp gal)
Valvetrain:  SOHC, duplex chains
Cooling:  Water
Gearbox:  4-speed automatic transmission K4B 050 · gear ratio · (1) 3.9789 · (2) 2.4589 · (3) 1.5789 · (4) 1.0000 · (R) - 4.1455
rear wheel drive · axle ratio 3.2307 (42:13)
Electrical system:  12 volt
Front suspension:  Double wishbones, air suspension, rubber springs, stabilizing bar
Rear suspension::  Low-pivot swing axle, radius arms, self-leveling air suspension, rubber springs, stabilizing bar
Brakes:  Disc brakes (Ø 291 mm two-caliper front, 294.5 mm rear), power assisted
Steering:  Recirculating ball steering, power assisted
Body structure:  Sheet steel, unibody construction
Dry weight:  2,600 kg (5,732 lb) 2,770 kg (6,107 lb)
Loaded weight:  3,050 kg (6,724 lb) 3,340 kg (7,363 lb)
Track front · rear: 1,587 mm (62.5 in) · 1,581 mm (62.2 in)
Wheelbase:  3,200 mm (126.0 in) 3,900 mm (153.5 in)
Length:  5,450 mm (214.6 in) 6,240 mm (245.7 in)
Width:  1,950 mm (76.8 in) 1,950 mm (76.8 in)
Height:  1,500 mm (59.1 in) 1,510 mm (59.4 in)
Tyre/Tire sizes:  9.00H15 Supersport (6PR)
Top speed:  204.8 km/h (127.3 mph) 200 km/h (124 mph)
Fuel Consumption (estimates):  24.0 litres per 100 kilometres (11.8 mpg‑imp; 9.8 mpg‑US) 26.0 litres per 100 kilometres (10.9 mpg‑imp; 9.0 mpg‑US)
Price Germany
DM 56,500 (1964) − DM 144,368 (1979)
$22,000 (1965)[62]
DM 63,500 (1964) − DM 165,760 (1979)
$24,000 (1965)



  1. ^ Oswald, Werner (2001). Deutsche Autos [German Cars] (in German). Band [Volume] 4: 1945–1990 Audi, BMW, Mercedes, Porsche und andere [and others]. Stuttgart: Motorbuch Verlag. p. 54. ISBN 3613021315.
  2. ^ a b "Mercedes-Benz 600 'Super Mercedes' (W 100), 1964 up to 1981". Retrieved 30 December 2014.
  3. ^ Koehling, Bernd (1 December 2016). Mercedes-Benz, The 1960s, 300SE and SEC W112 with buyer's guide and chassis number, data card explanation: 300SE, SE lang, Cabriolet and Coupe. Retrieved 5 June 2019.
  4. ^ "Six Luxury Cars". Car and Driver Magazine. July 1965. p. 31. Retrieved 5 June 2019.
  5. ^ "Mercedes-Benz S-Class". 2014-12-17. Retrieved 2017-05-20.
  6. ^ "Stock". Tom Hartley Jnr. Retrieved 2018-09-23.
  7. ^ Fritz Nallinger
  8. ^ "De legendarische Mercedes-Benz 600 (W100) aka Grosse is natuurlijk bij iedereen bekend, maar wist je ook dat er naast de reguliere variant, Pullman en Landaulet ook nog een 2-deurs Coupé bestond?". (in Dutch). 21 February 2012. Retrieved 18 February 2015.
  9. ^ "". Archived from the original on 2003-12-13. Retrieved 2020-03-31.
  10. ^ Werminghausen, Martin (11 February 2014). "Mercedes Air Suspension" (PDF). Mercedes Air Suspension Solutions. Retrieved 18 June 2016.
  11. ^ "Onassis' Mercedes to Be Auctioned Off Along With Dreams of Better Times |". 17 October 2016. Retrieved 30 June 2018.
  12. ^ See Womack, Bobby; Ashton, Robert (2006). Midnight Mover: Autobiography. John Blake Publishing. Archived from the original on March 3, 2016. We rode a couple of blocks while she fixed a tune in her head and then started singing. A line just spilled out. 'Oh Lord, won't you buy me a Mercedes Benz. 'My friends all drive Porsches, I must make amends.'
  13. ^ "David Bowie remembers Berlin: "I can't express the feeling of freedom I felt there" - Page 3 of 12 - Uncut". Uncut. 6 January 2017. Retrieved 25 September 2018.
  14. ^ Gerard, Jasper (2010-12-10). "Classic Mercedes 600 - as owned by Elvis Presley". Telegraph. Retrieved 2018-09-23.
  15. ^ "Elvis Presley's 1970 Mercedes-Benz 600 Sells for $187,390".
  16. ^ Esch, Rudi (2016). Electri_City: The Düsseldorf School of Electronic Music. Omnibus Press. ISBN 9781783237760. Retrieved 25 September 2018.
  17. ^ a b "Lennon Auction Runs Out of Gas". ABC News. 6 January 2006. Retrieved 14 May 2018.
  18. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Prunkkarosse für Präsidenten, Popstars und Päpste: Tradition: 50 Jahre Mercedes-Benz 600 - WELT". 2013-03-13. Retrieved 2018-09-23.
  19. ^ "Playboy founder Hugh Hefner's car collection: This Mercedes-Benz was his prized possession". The Financial Express. 28 September 2017. Retrieved 21 January 2020.
  20. ^ Pattni, Vijay (2 January 2009). "Jay Kay's multi-million pound car collection". Autotrader. Archived from the original on 2 May 2012. Retrieved 9 July 2012. Jay's Merc 600 boasts a history as impressive as the car’s looks – it was previously owned by none other than Coco Chanel
  21. ^ "Jack Nicholson's Mercedes-Benz 600 Grosse Stands In". Petrolicious. 3 February 2015. Retrieved 30 June 2018.
  22. ^ Walker, Michael (23 July 2013). What you want is in the limo : on the road with Led Zeppelin, Alice Cooper, and the Who in 1973, the year the sixties died and the modern rock star was born. p. 241. ISBN 978-0812992885.
  23. ^ "Derek's car is a real Starr!". Lancashire Telegraph. Retrieved 21 January 2020.
  24. ^ Oppenheimer, Jerry (2013). Crazy Rich: Power, Scandal, and Tragedy Inside the Johnson & Johnson Dynasty. St. Martin's Press. p. 230. ISBN 9781250010933. Retrieved 26 August 2018. Mercedes-Benz 600.
  25. ^ "รถยนต์พระที่นั่งในพระบาทสมเด็จพระปรมินทรมหาภูมิพลอดุลยเดช". Praew (แพรว) – All Luxe You Can Reach. 20 October 2016. Retrieved 27 April 2018.
  26. ^ a b c d e f 诗香雅韵 (29 July 2007). "二十世纪豪车极品-奔驰600系列".
  27. ^ Syombua, Pauline. "Checkout the classic Ksh 19.4 million bulletproof ride the former president Moi used to roll around in - Ghafla!". Retrieved 27 April 2018.
  28. ^ DTIC ADA337717: Sub-Saharan Africa Report. Defense Technical Information Center. 1985. p. 33. Retrieved 26 August 2018.
  29. ^ "Veturat me të cilat udhëtonte Enver Hoxha, historia e modelit Mercedes 600". (in Albanian). 2 October 2018. Retrieved 24 October 2018.
  30. ^ a b c d e Jones, Matt. "Why did so many evil men love the Mercedes 600?". Retrieved 24 October 2018.
  31. ^ Top Gear: Grosse vs. Corniche old car challenge, Top Gear, season 11 episode 5, BBC August 2009
  32. ^ "The Death and Legacy of Papa Doc Duvalier". Time. 17 January 2011. Retrieved 24 August 2018.
  33. ^ "Georges Pompidou And Francois Tombalbaye". Getty Images. Retrieved 24 August 2018.
  34. ^ "Three Bid on Marcos Mercedes". Associated Press. 4 December 1986. Retrieved 27 August 2018.
  35. ^ "Mercedes-Benz 600 Pullman 1967". Classic Cars For Sale. Retrieved 18 June 2016.
  36. ^ a b c d e f Classic & Performance Car Africa October/November 2014. p. 35.
  37. ^ Top Gear: Grosse vs. Corniche old car challenge, Top Gear, season 11 episode 5, BBC August 2009
  38. ^ "Mercedes-Benz 600, la limousine officielle de plusieurs grands leaders, notamment Habib Bourguiba". Retrieved 27 August 2018.
  39. ^ "King Fahd bin Abdul Aziz (L) of Saudi Ar". Getty Images. Retrieved 24 August 2018.
  40. ^ a b "How African leaders spend our money | The Spectator". The Spectator. Retrieved 11 February 2018.
  41. ^ "Titov Pullman ponovo na prodaju". Autoslavia. Retrieved 30 June 2018.
  42. ^ "Rare Mercedes 600 Presidential Landaulet goes on sale in Derbyshire". Car Dealer Magazine. 2016-11-03. Retrieved 2018-09-23.
  43. ^ "Central African Republic Bangui Jean-Bedel Bokassa Coronation". AP Images. Retrieved 24 August 2018.
  44. ^ Schultz, Jonathan. "What Becomes of the Cars of Deposed Leaders?". Wheels Blog. Retrieved 24 August 2018.
  45. ^ "Mit "Harambee" und Fliegenwedel". ZEIT ONLINE (in German). Retrieved 27 August 2018.
  46. ^ Teknikens Värld. "Unik Mercedes 600 Landaulet till salu – Teknikens Värld". Retrieved 2018-09-23.
  47. ^ "Kim Jong-un 'Loves Nukes, Computer Games and Johnny Walker'". The Chosun Ilbo (English ed.). 20 December 2010. Retrieved 18 June 2016.
  48. ^ "State Department Cable 1978-115429". 1978. Retrieved 26 August 2018.
  49. ^ "Les plus belles voitures du roi Mohammed VI". Al HuffPost Maghreb (in French). 21 September 2016. Retrieved 30 June 2018.
  50. ^ a b "Pakistan's only Pullman 600 Grosse - a car used by Former President Zia-ul-Haq and PM Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto - PakWheels Blog". PakWheels Blog. 2018-07-23. Retrieved 2018-08-31.
  51. ^ "JACQUES CHIRAC IN THE IVORY COAST AND GABON". Getty Images. Retrieved 7 September 2018.
  52. ^ Preston, Benjamin. "The Vehicular Side of the Vatican". Retrieved 30 June 2018.
  53. ^ "President Park chung-hee Memorial Foundation". Retrieved 7 September 2018.
  54. ^ "Queman valiosa colección de vehículos de escobar". Retrieved 6 April 2021.
  55. ^ Estrada, Zac (10 March 2013). "Saddam Hussein's Mercedes-Benz 600 Landaulet Is Amazing And Spooky". Jalopnik. Retrieved 8 October 2021.
  56. ^ "Bir devrin efsane arabaları yeniden ortaya çıkıyor!". MİLLİYET HABER - TÜRKİYE'NİN HABER SİTESİ. Retrieved 27 April 2018.
  57. ^ Simeon Ivanov. "Bulgarian Avtoklasika magazine, issue 16, November 2004". Retrieved 2018-09-23.
  58. ^
  59. ^
  60. ^ "Mercedes-Benz 600 in Film". imcdb. Retrieved 8 February 2021.
  61. ^ Oswald, Werner (2001). Deutsche Autos [German Cars] (in German). Band [Volume] 4: 1945–1990 Audi, BMW, Mercedes, Porsche und andere [and others]. Stuttgart: Motorbuch Verlag. ISBN 3613021315.
  62. ^ Covello, Mike (2002). Standard Catalog of Imported Cars 1946-2002. Iola: Krause Publication. p. 533. ISBN 0-87341-605-8.



  • Barrett, Frank (1998). Illustrated Buyer's Guide Mercedes-Benz. Motorbooks International Illustrated Buyer's Guide series (2nd ed.). Osceola, WI, USA: MBI Publishing. ISBN 0-7603-0451-3.
  • Clarke, R.M., ed. (1987). On Mercedes 1963-1970. Road & Track Series. Cobham, Surrey, UK: Brooklands Books. ISBN 1-869826-41-8.
  • —————, ed. (2005). Mercedes-Benz S Class and 600: Limited Edition Extra 1965-1972. Cobham, Surrey, UK: Brooklands Books. ISBN 1855206935.
  • Hofner, Heribert (2001). Mercedes-Benz 600 (in German). Bielefeld, Germany: Delius Klasing. ISBN 3768811999.
  • ——————— (2011). Mercedes-Benz Typenkunde [Mercedes-Benz Type Study] (in German). Band 3. Modelle der Oberklasse von 1951 bis 1972, Luxusklasse, S-, SL- und SLC-Klasse [Volume 3. Upper class models from 1951 to 1972, Luxury class, S-, SL- and SLC-Class]. Bielefeld, Germany: Delius Klasing. ISBN 9783768832786.
  • Koehling, Bernd S. (2021). Mercedes-Benz: Everything you want to know about the W100: From the SWB 600 and coach-built models to the Pullman Landaulet. Independently published. ISBN 9798741990841.
  • ———————— (2021). Mercedes-Benz, The 1960s. Volume 2: From the Pagoda SL and 600 to the W108/W109. Independently published. ISBN 9798739183910. |volume= has extra text (help)
  • McComb, F. Wilson (1980). Mercedes-Benz V8s: Limousines, Saloons, Sedans. 1963 to date. Osprey AutoHistory series. London: Osprey Publishing. ISBN 0850453836.
  • Niemann, Harry (2006). Personenwagen von Mercedes-Benz: Automobillegenden und Geschichten seit 1886 [Passenger Cars from Mercedes-Benz: Automobile Legends and Stories since 1886] (in German). Stuttgart: Motorbuch Verlag. ISBN 3613025965.
  • Nitske, W. Robert (1995). Mercedes-Benz Production Models Book 1946-1995 (4th ed.). Osceola, WI, USA: MBI Publishing. ISBN 0-7603-0245-6.
  • Oswald, Werner (2001). Deutsche Autos [German Cars] (in German). Band [Volume] 4: 1945–1990 Audi, BMW, Mercedes, Porsche und andere [and others]. Stuttgart: Motorbuch Verlag. ISBN 3613021315.
  • ——————— (2001). Mercedes-Benz Personenwagen [Mercedes-Benz Passenger Cars] (in German). Band 2: 1945–1985 [Volume 2: 1945–1985]. Stuttgart: Motorbuch Verlag. ISBN 3613021684.
  • Rohde, Michael; Koch, Detlef (2000). Mercedes-Benz. Typenkompass series (in German). Band 1. Personenwagen 1945 - 1975 [Volume 1. Passenger Cars 1945 - 1975]. Stuttgart: Motorbuch Verlag. ISBN 361302019X.
  • Sacardi, Cajetan (2013). Mercedes-Benz 300 & 600: Staatslimousinen 1951–1981 [Mercedes-Benz 300 & 600: State Limousines 1951–1981]. Schrader-Typen-Chronik series (in German). Stuttgart: Motorbuch Verlag. ISBN 9783613035324.
  • Schlegelmilch, Rainer W.; Lehbrink, Hartmut; von Osterroth, Jochen (2013). Mercedes (revised ed.). Königswinter, Germany: Ullmann Publishing. ISBN 978-3-8480-0267-2.
  • Taylor, James (1985). Mercedes-Benz since 1945: A Collector's Guide. Volume 2: The 1960s. Croydon, UK: Motor Racing Publications. ISBN 0-900549-96-3. |volume= has extra text (help)
  • Wiedmaier, Michael; Knetsch, Wulf H. (1999). 600: Der Grosse Mercedes / The Grand Mercedes (in German and English). Gundersheim, Germany: Verlag Direkte Kommunikation. ISBN 3933797012.
  • ————————— (2008). Mercedes-Benz 600: die Feine Art des Fahrens [Mercedes-Benz 600: The Fine Art of Driving]. WKP-Edition Klassik series (in German). Freilassing: WKP-Verlag. ISBN 9783980727143.

Workshop manuals[edit]

  • Chilton Automotive Editorial Staff (1974). Mercedes-Benz: 1968-73 All 220, 230, 250, 280, 300, 350 and 450 models, gasoline and diesel engines. Chilton's Repair & Tune-Up Guide Series. Radnor, PA, USA: Chilton Book Co. ISBN 0-8019-5907-1.
  • Freeman, Kerry A.; Rivele, Richard J.; Hallinger, Jeffrey W., eds. (1983). Mercedes-Benz: 1959-70 All 190, 200, 220, 230, 250, 280 and 300 models, gasoline and diesel engines. Chilton's Repair & Tune-Up Guide Series. Radnor, PA, USA: Chilton Book Co. ISBN 0801960657.
  • Mellon, Thomas A, ed. (2001). Mercedes: Coupes/Sedans/Wagons, 1974-84 Repair Manual. Chilton Total Car Care Series. Radnor, PA, USA: Chilton; Sparkford, UK: Haynes Publishing. ISBN 0-8019-9076-9.
  • Mercedes-Benz Technical Companion. Cambridge, MA, USA: Bentley Publishers. 2005. ISBN 978-0-8376-1033-7.

External links[edit]