PKW2090080 Mercedes 8/18 hp, from 1913: 8/20 hp

Mercedes 8/18 hp, from 1913: 8/20 hp

  • Production
    1911 - 1913
  • Combustion principle
    four-stroke
  • Configuration
    front, longitudinal; vertical
  • Number of cylinders / arrangement
    4 / in line (in pairs)
  • Bore x Stroke
    70 x 120 mm
  • Total displacement
    1846 cc
  • Rated output
    18 - 20 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 / 60 l
  • 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, acting on drive shaft
  • Parking brake (hand brake)
    mechanical, acting on rear wheels (cable-actuated)
  • Wheels
    wooden-spoke wheels
  • Tires
    815 x 105 mm
  • 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
  • Maximum speed
    55 - 60 km/h
  • Wheelbase
    2760 mm
  • Front / rear track
    1300 / 1300 mm
  • Chassis weigth
    780 kg
  • Gross weight
    1650 kg
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