Starting the 1909 Blitzen-Benz, UNEDITED, @ Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance
The Blitzen-Benz was purpose built to do just one thing, to break speed records (not racing), and it did repeatedly from 1909 through 1911.
(Edited version: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ga2HtUHzUuw )
Its speed of 228.1km/h (141.73mph) on April 23rd, 1911, driven by Bob Burman at Daytona Beach, stood as a record until 1919. Twice the speed of the fastest airplane, (12 April, 1911, Alfred Leblanc @ 69.442mph/111.801kph in a Blériot Blériot) and even shattering the record speed of 210km/h set by a locomotive in 1903.
This record was not even officially broken in an airplane until 1920!
Of the six originally built, this is one of only two that exist today, and is displayed at the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart, Germany.
While the extended and nuanced effort required to start the Blitzen-Benz on a cool coastal morning can try the patience of some viewers, its historical significance and ground-breaking engineering brilliance still place it amongst the greatest motor-vehicle achievements of all time, and the dozens witnessing this effort felt it was one of the highlights of many great moments at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2011.
Here's a great collection of vintage and modern images of the Blitzen-Benz and other historic speed record contenders:
displacement 21500 cc / 1312.0 in³
bore 185 mm / 7.28 in
stroke 200 mm / 7.87 in
power 149.1 kw / 200 bhp @ 1600 rpm
specific output 9.3 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 137.93 bhp per tonne
Vintage Racing - 1950s Indy Cars startup and race. LOUD!!!
Chris Ashworth records a series of 1950s Indy Cars at Michigan
International Speedway. This was a vintage racing event that was associated
with the Concours d'elegance of America, where these cars were on display
after this event.
This event was incredible! I got to wander in the pits and the garage area.
You will hear these cars starting up right from the tailpipes, and you will
see them driving on the track from the pits.
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How to start a 1912 Cadillac
The 1912 Cadillac is the first automobile in the world to include a starter
motor. This is the procedure in starting one and driving away.
Bugatti Type 35 B - Very loud start up!! 1 of 45 ever build!! 1080p HD
I recorded this beautiful blue Bugatti Type 35 B during Concours d'Elegance
Antwerp. It was the most successful of the Bugatti racing models. The Type
35B featured a roots type Supercharger.
The final version of the Type 35 series was the Type 35B of 1927.
Originally named Type 35TC, it shared the 2.3 L engine of the Type 35T but
added a large Supercharger like the Type
35C. Output is 175 hp (126 kW) with upgraded compressor and 45 examples
were made. A Type 35B won the 1929 French Grand Prix.
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Tiger Tank " Hand Crank Engine Start Up "
The hand crank starter, is the recommended way of starting a Tiger in cold
weather conditions, it also has an electric starter.These men starting the
Tiger are experienced tank mechanics, many are volunteers who help keep the
Jet Bike (Second Run) - Built by John Wallis (Australia)
This is totally the awesome second run. Home made jet engine built into the
chassis of a motor bike. This clip is longer than previous clips. The clip
details the starting procedure, bike run and shut down of the engine.
This is the fourth jet clip by John. Also see the jet go kart and the pulse
jet engine. John can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: All testing is conducted either on private property or on a private
testing track / road.
(Music is by Prodigy no copyright is claimed over the music)
Brutus (Hubraum: 47.000 cm³) - GRIP - Folge 246 - RTL2
Hubraum-Wahnsinn "Brutus"! Ein Eigenbau angetrieben von einem BMW
Flugzeugmotor aus den 20er Jahren. 12 Zylinder, 750 PS, 2600 NM Drehmoment.
Niki Schelle wagt sich an die Apokalypse auf vier Rädern.
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8V53T Detroit Diesel first start
Detroit Diesel 8V53T, (turbo just
removed for test run) this is literally the first starting attempt after
bringing it home, it had sat for years. Not so many 8V53 Detroits were
made, and very few turbocharged ones,
This is one of about four I know of.
Steamtrain (s) in the Netherlands and Germany. Spectaculaire smoke and steam chasing.
Stoom in Holland en Duitsland.
dampflok steam locomotive steam locomotives steam engine steam engines
stoom stoomtrein spoorwegen treinen trein tren vapor vapeur chemin de fer
allemagne west deutschland germany german remagen bahnstrecke bahnlinie
line bahnen sommer video bahnvideo TREN VAPOR eisenbahnvideo bahnfilm film
movie eisenbahnfilm historisch bahnhistorisch geschichte history train
spotter trainspotting railfan train railfanning engine loc barking chuffing
chugging working playday dampflokomotive TRENES A VAPOR tren bluebell
Railway Fairy Queen
Ursus C-45 1st start after 40 years
A short documentary about the first start of a one-cylinder Ursus C-45
tractor after 40 years. You will see a huge piston moving in the cylinder,
and various mechanisms of a running two-stroke engine.
Eine kurze Reportage über den ersten Start eines einzylindrigen Traktors
Ursus C45 nach ca. 40 Jahren. Sie sehen wie sich ein riesiger Kolben im
Zylinder bewegt, sowie verschiedene Mechanismen des laufenden
Krótki amatorski reportaż o pierwszym uruchomieniu jednocylindrowego
ciągnika Ursus C45 po 40 latach. Pokazano ogromny tłok poruszający się
w cylindrze oraz różne mechanizmy pracującego dwusuwowego silnika.
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Twin Turbo Ferrari Testarossa on Engine Dyno
Twin turbo Ferrari Testarossa on Engine
Dyno. The motor is a
4.9L flat 12 which has been upgraded with EFI via a Bigstuff3 PRO SEFI ECM
and twin Precision turboturbochargers. At this stage the motor is running
6psi Boost and has no internal
modifications. We ran it from 3500rpm to 7500rpm and it produced 650hp and
600lbs*ft of torque. Enjoy!
Also I just posted a new video on my channel showing a walk around of the
car with some of the new wheels and brakes mocked up on it. If you guys are
interested check it out there.
Renault 3.0L V10 at 20,000 RPM
Renault 3.0L V10 between 16,000 and 20,000 RPM
(Renault 2.4L V8 at 20,000 RPM
Some say its a V10 but I can only count 8 injectors...)