PKW3090020 290 long wheelbase

290 long wheelbase

  • Model
    W 18
  • Production
    1933 - 1937
  • Combustion principle
    four-stroke petrol
  • Configuration
    front, longitudinal; vertical
  • Engine type
    M 18
  • Number of cylinders / arrangement
    6 / in line
  • Bore x Stroke
    78 x 100 mm
  • Total displacement
    2867 cc (tax classification: 2847 cc)
  • Compression ratio
    5.75 - 6.0; from 1935: 6.6
  • Rated output
    60 hp, from 1935: 68 hp at 3200 rpm
  • Number of valves / arrangement
    1 intake, 1 exhaust / lateral, vertical
  • Valve operation
    1 lateral camshaft
  • Camshaft drive
    via spur gears
  • Fuel system
    1 updraught carburettor Solex 35 BFV
  • Fuel tank: position / capacity
    in the rear / 56 l
  • Frame design
    box-section pressed-steel low-bed frame
  • Front-wheel suspension
    upper wishbone, lower transverse spring
  • Rear-wheel suspension
    swing axle with additional compensating springs
  • Front springs
    transverse spring, internal coil springs
  • Rear springs
    double coil springs
  • Steering
    worm-and-nut steering
  • Brake system (foot brake)
    hydraulic, acting on front- and rear wheels
  • Parking brake (hand brake)
    mechanical, acting on rear wheels
  • Wheels
    disc wheels or wire-spoke wheels
  • Wheel rims
    drop-centre rim 3.62 F x 17
  • Tires
    6.50-17
  • Driven wheels
    rear wheels
  • Drivetrain
    cardan shaft
  • Gearing
    3-speed gearwheel thrust transmission with additional overdrive
  • Availibility
    up to 1937
  • Shifting
    shift lever in centre of vehicle
  • Clutch
    dry single-disc clutch
  • Transmission type
    change-speed gear
  • Gear ratios
    I: 3.60; II: 1.75; III: 1.0; S: 0.75
  • Final drive ratio
    6.12
  • Maximum speed
    103 km/h
  • Fuel consumption
    18 l
  • Gearing
    4-speed manual transmission
  • Availibility
    from 1937
  • Shifting
    shift lever in centre of vehicle
  • Clutch
    dry single-disc clutch
  • Transmission type
    change-speed gear
  • Gear ratios
    I. 4.35; II. 2.27; III. 1.41; IV. 1.0
  • Final drive ratio
    6.12
  • Maximum speed
    103 km/h
  • Fuel consumption
    18 l
  • Wheelbase
    3300 mm
  • Front / rear track
    1435 / 1476 mm
  • Length
    4870 mm
  • Width
    1730 mm
  • Height
    1660 mm
  • Chassis weigth
    1325 kg
  • Kerb weight
    pullman saloon: 1850 kg; cabriolet F: 1980 kg
  • Gross weight
    2350 kg
  • Units produced
    3929
  • Prices
    chassis: RM 7,600.-
    sedan (4 doors, since 1935): RM 9,500.-
    Pullman limousine: RM 9,900.-
    tourer (6 seats): RM 9,900.-
    convertible B: RM 11,500.-
    convertible D: RM 11,900.-
    convertible F (since 1935): RM 12,800.-
    convertible A (since 1936): RM 13,000.-
    roadster (since 1936): RM 13,000.-
    streamlined sedan (1935): RM 12,000.-
    luxury sedan (1936): RM 15,000.-
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