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MERCEDES-BENZ 170

2-door saloon, 4-door saloon, Sindelfingen, tourer, sport roadster, cabriolet A, cabriolet C.

Conservative styling belies all independently suspended chassis. Ifs is by transverse leaf springs with coil spring irs. The engine is a four bearing sidevalve unit mated to a four speed silent third 'box, with central change. Six-volt electrics standard. Disc wheels on early cars, mesh grille on '31 cars, rad slats from '32, slanted rad from '35 along with more modern appearance. Cost £385 in '31.

Technical Specifications

Engine:
1692cc (S6 SV) 
Configuration:
Front engine, rear-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1931 to 1936  
Number produced:
13,775