PKW2050020 Daimler motor carriage (»Phoenix car«, 6 hp)

Daimler motor carriage (»Phoenix car«, 6 hp)

  • Production
    1898 - 1902
  • Combustion principle
    four-stroke
  • Configuration
    front, longitudinal; vertical
  • Engine type
    Daimler "Phoenix" engine
  • Number of cylinders / arrangement
    4 / in line
  • Bore x Stroke
    70 x 120 mm
  • Total displacement
    1845 cc
  • Rated output
    6 hp
  • Number of valves / arrangement
    1 intake (automatic) / overhead; 1 exhaust (controlled) / lateral, vertical
  • Fuel system
    spraying nozzle carburettor
  • Fuel tank: position / capacity
    under the car's front
  • Frame design
    U-section sheet-steel frame
  • Front-wheel suspension
    rigid axle
  • Rear-wheel suspension
    rigid axle
  • Front springs
    semi- or full-elliptical springs
  • Rear springs
    semi- or full-elliptical springs
  • Steering
    king-pin steering; steering crank, steering wheel crank or steering wheel
  • Brake system (foot brake)
    outside shoe-type brake, acting on drive shaft
  • Parking brake (hand brake)
    external shoe-type brake, acting on rear wheels; hillholder
  • Wheels
    wooden-spoke wheels
  • Tires
    solid-rubber or pneumatic tyres
  • Driven wheels
    rear wheels
  • Drivetrain
    chains
  • Gearing
    4-speed manual transmission
  • Clutch
    leather cone clutch
  • Transmission type
    change-speed gear
  • Kerb weight
    1200 kg
  • Prices
    short chassis:
    dog-car (2 seats): Mk. 12,800.-
    vis-à-vis (4 seats): Mk. 12,800.-
    long chassis:
    victoria: Mk. 12,000.-
    phaeton: Mk. 12,000.-
    coupe: Mk. 12,500.-
    landau: Mk. 13,100.-
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