PKW2090100 Mercedes 12/32 hp

Mercedes 12/32 hp

  • Production
    1914 - 1917
  • Combustion principle
    four-stroke
  • Configuration
    front, longitudinal; vertical
  • Number of cylinders / arrangement
    4 / in line (block)
  • Bore x Stroke
    84 x 140 mm
  • Total displacement
    3013 cc
  • Rated output
    32 hp at 1800 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
    cylindrical rotary valve carburettor
  • Fuel tank: position / capacity
    under the car's rear
  • Frame design
    U-section 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)
    mechanical (water-cooled), acting on drive shaft
  • Parking brake (hand brake)
    mechanical, acting on rear wheels (cable-actuated)
  • Wheels
    wooden-spoke wheels
  • Tires
    820 x 120 mm
  • Driven wheels
    rear wheels
  • Drivetrain
    cardan shaft
  • Gearing
    4-speed manual transmission
  • Shifting
    shift lever, right exterior (gate shift)
  • Clutch
    leather biconical clutch
  • Transmission type
    change-speed gear
  • Wheelbase
    3075 or 3240 mm
  • Front / rear track
    1350 / 1350 mm
  • Kerb weight
    1800 kg
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