PKW1010010 Benz patent motor car (Model 1)

Benz patent motor car (Model 1)

  • Production
    1885 - 1886
  • Combustion principle
    four-stroke
  • Configuration
    rear, horizontal
  • Number of cylinders / arrangement
    1 / horizontal, horizontal flywheel
  • Bore x Stroke
    90 x 150 mm
  • Total displacement
    954 cc
  • Compression ratio
    2.7
  • Rated output
    0.75 hp at 400 rpm
  • Number of valves / arrangement
    1 intake-guiding blade, 1 exhaust valve / vertical
  • Valve operation
    intake via eccentric rod, exhaust via cam disc, rocker arm and push rod
  • Fuel system
    Benz surface carburettor
  • Fuel tank: position / capacity
    not fitted (4.5 l fuel in the carburettor)
  • Frame design
    steel-tube frame
  • Front-wheel suspension
    1 front wheel in steering fork
  • Rear-wheel suspension
    rigid axle
  • Front springs
    not fitted
  • Rear springs
    full-elliptic springs
  • Steering
    rack-and-pinion steering, steering crank in centre of vehicle
  • Brake system (foot brake)
    not fitted
  • Parking brake (hand brake)
    band brake, acting on countershaft belt pulley
  • Wheels
    wire-spoke wheels; front 730 mm, rear 1125 mm
  • Tires
    solid-rubber tyres front and rear
  • Driven wheels
    rear wheels
  • Drivetrain
    1 flat belt from the engine to the countershaft with loose- and fixed-pulley set and integrated differential; one chain from the countershaft to each of the rear wheels
  • Gearing
    1 forward gear, no reverse gear
  • Shifting
    shifting of the belt between loose- and fixed pulley (hand lever)
  • Clutch
    not fitted
  • Transmission type
    loose- and fixed-pulley set
  • Gear ratios
    Engine: hub drive 1:1
  • Final drive ratio
    chain drive 10:25
  • Maximum speed
    16 km/h
  • Fuel consumption
    10 l
  • Wheelbase
    1450 mm
  • Front / rear track
    rear 1190 mm
  • Length
    2700 mm
  • Width
    1400 mm
  • Height
    1450 mm
  • Kerb weight
    265 kg
  • Units produced
    1
  • Prices
    experimental car, not for sale
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