The Mercedes-Benz 240 D 3.0 was at its debut in 1974, the fastest production diesel in the world and based on the face-lifted Stroke Eight series. As a novelty, hid himself in a Mercedes 240 D 3.0, a five-cylinder diesel, so the sedan in 1974, was also the only car with five cylinders ! After 80 hp and a torque of 175 Nm made the 3.0 liter engine, which should reach the six-cylinder refinement level of consumption but four-cylinder level. The Mercedes-Benz 240 D 3.0 to a top speed of 149 km / h, acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h at 20 seconds. That was quite impressive for a diesel in 1974 ! Among the advanced details in the Mercedes 240 D 3.0 are also fast glow plugs that make a choke and reduce the need for diesel - minute silence to a minimum. A car like the Mercedes-Benz 240 D 3.0, you can purchase at this site particularly favorable.