PKW2010010 Daimler "riding car"

Daimler "riding car"

  • Production
    1885
  • Remarks
    experimental car
  • Combustion principle
    four-stroke
  • Configuration
    vertical, below seat
  • Number of cylinders / arrangement
    1 / vertical, vertical flywheel
  • Bore x Stroke
    58 x 100 mm
  • Total displacement
    264 cc
  • Compression ratio
    2.6
  • Rated output
    0.5 hp at 600 rpm
  • Number of valves / arrangement
    1 intake (automatic) / overhead; 1 exhaust (controlled) / lateral, vertical
  • Valve operation
    cornering groove control
  • Fuel system
    surface carburettor
  • Fuel tank: position / capacity
    not fitted (fuel in the surface carburettor)
  • Frame design
    wood
  • Front-wheel suspension
    in fork
  • Rear-wheel suspension
    directly in the frame
  • Front springs
    not fitted
  • Rear springs
    not fitted
  • Steering
    handlebar, operated directly
  • Brake system (foot brake)
    not fitted
  • Parking brake (hand brake)
    pad brake, operated by hand lever; acting on rear wheel
  • Wheels
    wooden-spoke wheels, 600 mm
  • Tires
    iron tyres; 35 mm wide
  • Driven wheels
    rear wheel
  • Drivetrain
    flat belt from the engine to the drive shaft; pinion gear on the drive shaft with internal toothed ring at the rear wheel
  • Gearing
    2 forward gears, no reverse gear
  • Shifting
    traversing the belt by hand (whilst vehicle is not in motion)
  • Clutch
    not fitted
  • Transmission type
    two-stage pulley sets on output shaft and countershaft
  • Maximum speed
    12 km/h
  • Wheelbase
    1030 mm
  • Front / rear track
    stabilizing wheels: 550 mm
  • Length
    1680 mm
  • Width
    610 mm
  • Height
    1040 mm
  • Kerb weight
    90 kg
  • Units produced
    1
  • Prices
    not for sale
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