PKW1070190 Benz 39/100 hp

Benz 39/100 hp

  • Production period
    1912 - 1920
  • Combustion principle
    four-stroke
  • Configuration
    front, longitudinal; vertical
  • Engine type
    Benz airship engine
  • Number of cylinders / arrangement
    4 / in line (in pairs)
  • Bore x Stroke
    130 x 190 mm
  • Total displacement
    10087 cc
  • Compression ratio
    4.6
  • Rated output
    100 hp at 1400 rpm
  • Number of valves / arrangement
    1 intake, 1 exhaust / lateral, vertical (L-disposition)
  • Valve operation
    1 lateral camshaft
  • Camshaft drive
    via spur gears
  • Fuel system
    Benz or Zenith carburettor
  • Fuel tank: position / capacity
    in the rear / 120 l
  • 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 with water cooling, acting on transmission input shaft
  • Parking brake (hand brake)
    internal shoe-type brake, acting on rear wheels
  • Wheels
    wooden-spoke (wheel rims detachable) or Rudge wire-spoke wheels
  • Tires
    front: 920 x 120; rear: 935 x 135
  • Driven wheels
    rear wheels
  • Drivetrain
    cardan shaft
  • Gearing
    4-speed manual transmission
  • Shifting
    shift lever, right exterior (gate shift)
  • Clutch
    leather cone clutch
  • Transmission type
    change-speed gear
  • Final drive ratio
    2.08
  • Maximum speed
    110 km/h
  • Fuel consumption
    30 l
  • Wheelbase
    3500 mm
  • Front / rear track
    1440 / 1440 mm
  • Length
    sports car: 4800 mm
  • Width
    sports car: 1700 mm
  • Height
    sports car: 1450 mm
  • Chassis weigth
    1450 kg
  • Kerb weight
    double phaeton: 1870 kg
  • Prices
    chassis: Mk. 23,000.-
    runabout: Mk. 26,500.-
    sedan: Mk. 28,500.-
    landaulet: Mk. 28,500.-
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