1938 Maybach Zeppelin DS8 Roadster | Aalholm Automobile Collection…

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Maybach DS8 Zeppelin

Sold for kr. 10,192,000

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This lot will be sold the following documents: Bill of

August Maybach was the technical of Gottlieb Daimler’s company 1907, after which, he and his son designed a six-cylinder car that hoped to market to Opel. In the of 1908, however, Maybach to his friend Count Zeppelin, to make engines for airships. set the Maybachs up as engine manufacturers, a enterprise until the Treaty of forbade German aero As a result, Maybach automobiles The W3, launched in 1921, was one of Germany’s expensive automobiles, more than a Mercedes 28/95, limited its production to some 700 in six

Karl Maybach became with multi-speed gearboxes, with a schnellgang (fast overdrive. Over time, developed further to a combination box coupled with a separate The effort culminated in the doppelschnellgang with integral overdrive eight speeds forward and shifting. The ultimate development was the DS8 with a 7,978 cc V-12 and the doppelschnellgang gearbox, also the “Variorex”. Built from until World War II, the DS8 numbered 25 a year through 1937, and 25 thereafter, through 1940.

One of a very few survivors of the DS8 Zeppelin this car has the rare Variorex gearbox, reportedly one of about 100 When acquired, it was almost of body, as a period photograph It was reconstructed with a reproduction body in the sporting idiom, following the lines of original Rossi bodies. Nevertheless, the presence of this Maybach it very attractive to driving

August Maybach var teknisk for Gottlieb Daimler’s firma 1907, hvorefter han og hans søn designede en seks-cylindret bil, som de at kunne sælge til Opel. I i 1908 skrev Maybach dog til sin ven Zeppelin og foreslog, at han kunne motorer til luftskibe. Zeppelin Maybach motorfabrikant, en blomstrende indtil Versailles-traktaten forbød luftfartsproduktion. Som resultat af dette gik over til bilproduktion. W3, som blev i 1921, var en af Tysklands dyreste og kostede mere end en Mercedes hvilket begrænsede produktionen til 700 på år.

Maybach DS8 Zeppelin

Karl Maybach blev af flerhastigheds-gearkasser, startende med schnellgang hastighed) overdrive. Gennem udviklede dette sig til en kombinations med separat overdrive. Indsatsen med enheden doppelschnellgang, med integreret som gav otte hastigheder fremad og et skifte. Det ultimative design var DS8 med en 7,978 cc V-12 motor og også kaldet Variorex. fra 1932 og indtil anden blev der fremstillet 25 model DS8 til 1937 og yderligere 25 derefter, til 1940.

Denne bil er en af meget få tilbageværende af DS8 Zeppelin Maybach, og har det sjældne vakuumskift-gearkasse, som er en af omkring 100 fremstillede. Da den erhvervet, var karosseriet næsten væk, som fotografiet viser. Den rekonstrueret med et reproduktionsroadsterkarosseri i det sportslige generelt følgende designet fra Erdman Rossi-karosserier. Ikke mindre gør denne Maybach fremtoning den yderst attraktiv for


Please note the coachwork of this vehicle was a Cabriolet.

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Maybach DS8 Zeppelin
Maybach DS8 Zeppelin
Maybach DS8 Zeppelin
Maybach DS8 Zeppelin
Maybach DS8 Zeppelin

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