This information sheet supplied with the Automobile illustrates the unique tool selection.
In North America this model has also been advertised as the Motorist.
Definitively known as the Automesser (8134ma) in German speaking countries. It is sometimes referred to as a Motorist because of its entry in this catalog, and several official Victorinox brochures. This model should not be confused with the later Motorist model.
There is a similar larger five-layer model known as the Luxury Automobile, or Cadillac.
- Large blade
- Technician's screwdriver
- Metal saw/File - early version without the nail cleaner
- Can-opener - includes a small-slotted screw-driver tip that also works with Phillips screws
- Cap-lifter - includes a slotted screw-driver, wire stripper/bender, and wire-scraper
Red Cellidor. Older versions have a nickle-silver St. Christopher inlay on the top scale.
- Features the Antique Auto inlay on the top scale rather than the St. Christopher inlay.
- Victoria/Victorinox or Elinox tang stamps
- May have been available with a shackle
Early versions feature the original triangular (tetrahedron) shaped awl/reamer, that is partially recessed in the scales when closed; the square Phillips driver and a nickle-silver St. Christopher inlay on the top scale.
- Length: 91mm
- Width: 16.6mm
- Weight: 85g
- 8134ma: Red Cellidor with the St. Christopher Inlay - Older model number, in the original model number format
- 1.4642: Red Cellidor
- Automobile Special - Small pen-blade replaces the Technician's screwdriver; antique auto inlay.
- Clipper - Small blade replaces the Technician's screwdriver; a corkscrew replaces the Phillips; optional keyring; no inlay
- Luxury Automobile - Adds scissors, wood saw, and long nail-file.
- Grand Prix - More recent four-layer model; adds scissors; a small blade replaces the Technician's screwdriver: may have the backside fine screwdriver