1935 Mercedes-Benz W25C

This car is virtually the same as the W25B, the difference being the M25C powerplant.

In Detail

tags silver arrow, golden era
submitted by Richard Owen
type Racing Car
built at Stuttgart, Germany
engine M25C Inline-8
position Front Longitudinal
aspiration Supercharged
valvetrain DOHC 4 Valves per Cyl
displacement 4310 cc / 263.0 in³
bore 82 mm / 3.23 in
stroke 102 mm / 4.02 in
compression 7.3:1
power 344.5 kw / 462 bhp @ 5800 rpm
specific output 107.19 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 545.45 bhp per tonne
redline 5800
body / frame Aluminum over U-Section Pressed Steel Frame
driven wheels RWD
front tires 5.5×19
rear tires 7.0×19
front brakes Light -Alloy Drums w/Hydrualic Assist
rear brakes Light -Alloy Drums w/Hydrualic Assist
steering Worm & Nut
f suspension Double Wishbones w/Coil Springs, firction Shock Absorbers
r suspension Swing Axle w/Transverse Springs, Friction Shock Absorbers
curb weight 847 kg / 1867 lbs
wheelbase 2725 mm / 107.3 in
front track 1473 mm / 58.0 in
rear track 1412 mm / 55.6 in
length 4040 mm / 159.1 in
width 1770 mm / 69.7 in
height 1160 mm / 45.7 in
transmission 4-Speed Manual
top speed ~300 kph / 186.4 mph