Benz 150HP Rennwagen 

  • 1908
  • 150 HP
  • 113 mph

Road Tests Real world tests of the Benz 150HP Rennwagen

Top speed

150HP Rennwagen
113 mph
Agera R
260 mph
253 mph

Data points Key details of the Benz 150HP Rennwagen


150HP Rennwagen
150 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
987 HP

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Benz 150HP Rennwagen
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Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Benz
Year 1908

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 17.68 lb/hp
Maximum hp 150 HP @ 1,460 RPM
Max RPM 1,620 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion


Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 4.8:1
Bore/stroke 6.1 in / 57.48 in
Valves per cylinder 2 valves

road tests

Top speed 113 mph


Drivetrain RWD w/dual Chain Drive
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,652 lb
Width 62.2 in
Height 56.3 in
Length 149.6 in
Front track width 52 in
Wheelbase 109.3 in
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