Benz 120HP Rennwagen 

  • 1908
  • 120 HP 12.1L
  • 160 mph
 
The four-cylinder engine designed by Louis de Groulart features overhead valves which are controlled from below by a camshaft via pushrods and rocker arms.
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The 120 hp Benz is considered to be a groundbreaking car.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Benz 120HP Rennwagen

Top speed

120HP Rennwagen
160 mph
Veyron
253 mph
Veneno
220 mph

Data points Key details of the Benz 120HP Rennwagen

Horsepower

120HP Rennwagen
120 HP
Veyron
987 HP
Veneno
750 HP

Engine size

120HP Rennwagen
12,076 cc
GT 86
2,000 cc
Supra Turbo
3,000 cc

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Benz 120HP Rennwagen

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The 120 hp Benz is considered to be a groundbreaking car.
The four-cylinder engine designed by Louis de Groulart features overhead valves which are controlled from below by a camshaft via pushrods and rocker arms.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Benz
Year 1908

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 22.1 lb/hp
Maximum hp 120 HP @ 1,400 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 12,076 cc
Fuels Gas
Bore/stroke 6.1 in / 6.3 in
Valves per cylinder 2 valves

road tests

Top speed 160 mph

transmission

Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,652 lb
Front track width 52 in
Wheelbase 109.3 in
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