Benz Victoria and types with Contra-Motor
Patent Motor Car Benz ?VictoriaŽ, ?Vis-?-VisŽ <4 hp>
Type Benz ?VictoriaŽ, ?Vis-?-VisŽ 
Name Benz ?VictoriaŽ, ?Vis-?-VisŽ <4 hp> 
Name Patent Motor Car Benz ?VictoriaŽ, ?Vis-?-VisŽ <4 hp> 
Short name Benz ?VictoriaŽ, ?Vis-?-VisŽ <4 hp> 
Production 1894 - 1895 
Number produced  
Comments concerning the production period  
Prices ?VictoriaŽ Mk. 3.950,- ?Vis- -VisŽ Mk. 4.150,- ?PhaetonŽ Mk. 4.800,- ?LandauerŽ Mk. 6.000,-  
Wheelbase 1650 mm 
Track rear/front 1300 mm 
Length 3200 mm 
Width 1650 mm 
Height 1750 mm (without cabriolet top) 
Smallest turning circle  
Chassis weight
Max. total weight  
Max. front axle weight  
Max. rear axle weight  
Max. load  
Max. trailer weight braked  
Max. trailer weight unbraked  
Weight empty depending on version: 650 - 780 kg 
According to guideline  
Operating method four-stroke 
Configuration rear, horizontal 
No. of cylinder/configuration 1 / horizontal, flywheel upright 
Bore x stroke 130 x 150 mm 
Total displacement 1990 ccm 
Compression ratio  
Crankshaft bearing
Output 4 hp at 500 /min 
Maximum torque  
No. of valves/configuration 1 suction valve (automatic), 1 exhaust valve / upright 
Valve operation via disc cam (only exhaust) 
Camshaft drive  
Mixture formation Benz surface carburetter, since 1894 Benz float-type carburetter 
Cooling water / thermosiphon (evaporation cooling, since 1895 with condesor) 
Lubrication drop oiler on open crankgear 
Electric system 6 V 
Starter motor turning the flywheel, since 1896 starting crank 
Ignition electric high-voltage trembler ignition 
Fuel tank under the driver's seat 
Fuel supply gravity fuel feed 
Driven whells rear wheels 
Power transmission 2 flat belts from the engine to the countershaft with step discs and integrated differential; one chain from the countershaft to each of the rear wheels 
Frame desing frameless wooden superstructure 
Wheel suspension front rigid axle 
Wheel suspension rear rigid axle 
Suspension front full-elliptic springs 
Suspension rear full-elliptic springs 
Steering king-pin steering; vertical steering column in center of car 
Steering transm ratio  
Breaking system foot brake 
Breaking system since 1896: outside band brake, effective on rear wheels 
Parking breake hand brake 
Parking breake wood-pad brake, effictive on rear wheel tyres ; hillholder 
Wheels wood-spoked wheels 
Wheels rims  
Tyres solid-rubber tyres; rear wheels bis 1894 with iron tyres 

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Benz Victoria and types with Contra-Motor
Patent Motor Car Benz ?VictoriaŽ, ?Vis-?-VisŽ <4 hp>
Gearbox 2 forward gears, no reverse gear 
Shifting 2 gear shifts under caster crank 
Clutch no 
Type of gearbox Two-stage flat belt gear 
Synchromesh gears  
Gear transmission  
Differential ratio  
Maximum speed 20 km/h 
Fuel consumption 20 - 25 l 
acc. to guideline