1935 Mercedes-Benz W25C

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

In Detail

tagssilver arrow, golden era
submitted byRichard Owen
typeRacing Car
built atStuttgart, Germany
engineM25C Inline-8
positionFront Longitudinal
valvetrainDOHC 4 Valves per Cyl
displacement4310 cc / 263.0 in³
bore82 mm / 3.23 in
stroke102 mm / 4.02 in
power344.5 kw / 462 bhp @ 5800 rpm
specific output107.19 bhp per litre
bhp/weight545.45 bhp per tonne
body / frameAluminum over U-Section Pressed Steel Frame
driven wheelsRWD
front tires5.5×19
rear tires7.0×19
front brakesLight -Alloy Drums w/Hydrualic Assist
rear brakesLight -Alloy Drums w/Hydrualic Assist
steeringWorm & Nut
f suspensionDouble Wishbones w/Coil Springs, firction Shock Absorbers
r suspensionSwing Axle w/Transverse Springs, Friction Shock Absorbers
curb weight847 kg / 1867 lbs
wheelbase2725 mm / 107.3 in
front track1473 mm / 58.0 in
rear track1412 mm / 55.6 in
length4040 mm / 159.1 in
width1770 mm / 69.7 in
height1160 mm / 45.7 in
transmission4-Speed Manual
top speed~300 kph / 186.4 mph