PKW1050060 Benz 24/40 hp (chain drive car)

Benz 24/40 hp (chain drive car)

  • Production period
    1907 - 1910
  • Combustion principle
    four-stroke
  • Configuration
    front, longitudinal; vertical
  • Number of cylinders / arrangement
    4 / in-line (in pairs)
  • Bore x Stroke
    120 x 135 mm
  • Total displacement
    6105 cc
  • Rated output
    40 hp at 1400 rpm
  • Number of valves / arrangement
    1 intake, 1 exhaust / lateral, vertical (T-disposition)
  • Valve operation
    2 lateral camshafts
  • Camshaft drive
    via spur gears
  • Fuel system
    Benz spraying nozzle carburettor
  • Fuel tank: position / capacity
    in the rear
  • Frame design
    pressed-steel frame
  • Front-wheel suspension
    rigid axle
  • Rear-wheel suspension
    rigid axle
  • Front springs
    semi-elliptical springs
  • Rear springs
    semi-elliptical springs
  • Steering
    worm-and-nut steering, right-hand
  • Brake system (foot brake)
    outside shoe-type brake, acting on transmission input shaft
  • Parking brake (hand brake)
    internal shoe-type brake, acting on rear wheels; hillholder
  • Wheels
    wooden-spoke wheels
  • Tires
    front: 880 or 920 x 120; rear: 895 or 935 x 135
  • Driven wheels
    rear wheels
  • Drivetrain
    chains
  • Gearing
    4-speed manual transmission
  • Shifting
    shift lever, right exterior (gate shift)
  • Clutch
    leather cone clutch
  • Transmission type
    change-speed gear
  • Gear ratios
    I. 3.80; II. 2.70; III. 2.0; IV. 1.0
  • Maximum speed
    80 km/h
  • Fuel consumption
    23 l
  • Wheelbase
    3000 or 3170 mm
  • Front / rear track
    1440 / 1440 mm
  • Chassis weigth
    1100 - 1250 kg
  • Prices
    chassis: Mk. 17,000.-
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