Automobile Special

Victorinox Automobile Special The Victorinox Automobile Special is an older three-layer 91mm model featuring the Antique Auto inlay on the top scale. It is one of the few models that offers the metal saw and file in a three-layer knife.

The Automobile Special name may not be official and this model may have been named differently by distributors in different markets.


Layer Tools

Back Layer Tools

Scale Tools


Red Cellidor, usually with the Antique Auto inlay on the top scale. Has also been seen without the inlay.


  • With the fine screwdriver on the back - This version seems less common.
  • Promotional etching on main blade.


Model 1.4642.73 and was produced between ~1974 and 1989. Earlier versions featured the square shank Phillips driver.
In 1980 the new round Phillips screwdriver was introduced and in 1984 a sewing eye was added to the reamer.

Physical Specifications

  • Length: 91mm
  • Width: 16.6mm
  • Weight: 81g


  • 1.4642: Plain red Cellidor scales; no inlay
  • 1.4642.73: Red Cellidor scales with the antique automobile inlay
  • 1.4643.73: Red Cellidor scales with the antique automobile inlay; plus keyring

Related Models

  • Clipper - A corkscrew replaces the Phillips; optional keyring; no special scale inlay
  • Automobile - The technician's screwdriver replaces the small pen-blade: St. Christopher inlay, or no inlay
  • Hiker - A wood saw replaces metal saw / file
  • Grand Prix - A later four-layer model; adds scissors; may have backside fine screwdriver
Created by ICanFixThat. Last Modification: Tuesday 11 of January, 2022 03:15:03 CET by Huntsman.

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