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  Mercedes 140 hp Grand Prix
 

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Country of origin:Germany
Produced in:1908
Numbers built:3 ?
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:December 26, 2007
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Engine
Configuration Straight 4
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction cast-iron block and head
Displacement 12,781 cc / 779.9 cu in
Bore / Stroke 154.7 mm (6.1 in) / 170.0 mm (6.7 in)
Compression 4.5:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel feed Mercedes Carburettor
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 130 bhp / 97 KW @ 1,400 rpm
BHP/Liter 10 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis aluminium body on pressed steel ladder frame
Front suspension live axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs, friction dampers
Rear suspension live axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs
Brakes rear drums
Gearbox 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 1,120 kilo / 2,469 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,690 mm (105.9 in) / 1,400 mm (55.1 in) / 1,400 mm (55.1 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.12 bhp / kg
Top Speed 160 km/h (99 mph)

Race history
Major wins
1908 French Grand Prix (Christian Lautenschlager)

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