Lord K's Garage #40 Streamline Paul Jaray Dieselpunks

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Lord K#039;s Garage #40. Streamline. Paul

Probably the most important in the Streamline Story is the life of Jaray — a man well of his time.

This line looking so modern, was made as a of paperwork for a patent application as as in 1921. The great designer his German State Patent for car in 1926.

Paul Jaray of Hungarian Jewish descent, was in Vienna. Here he studied at and then worked at Prague University as an assistant to Professor Dörfl. Later he became the design engineer for the aircraft firm Flugzeugbau in Friedrichshafen seaplanes. From 1915 worked at Luftschiffbau Zeppelin in the same town concentrating on airships. Jaray was a part of the that designed LZ-120 — the first post-war airship. Further experiments in the wind tunnel led to his establishment of principles for car designs.

In 1922 he build streamlined for three cars — Ley T6, K 14/50 PS and Dixi 6/24 PS. I admit that these had a very low drag coefficient 0.29-0.30, and were much than their box-shaped

For example, the maximum speed of a Audi K-Type was 95 km/h.

Jaray body it easily 130 km/h, being more However, a roadshow organized by to promote his concepts wasn’t a — no car manufacturer was eager to such a shape for his vehicles.

A ‘scientifically streamlined’ race car was a — but could not break the

Streamlined Opel (erroneously Chrysler in some sources):

The famous of the ‘Jaray triplets’ is Ley T6:

In Paul Jaray moved to Switzerland opening an office in In 1927 he founded the Stromlinien Gesellschaft, which presented designs for streamlined car body issuing licences to major manufacturers including Tatra in Kopřivnice, Czechoslovakia. Tatra was the manufacturer that introduced streamlining principles into series car production.

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He designed a luxurious Maybach Stromlinie presented at the Paris Show. Max Schmeling, the famous soon bought this The other happy owner was Fröhlich, a movie star.

His own car 1933 was built on Mercedes-Benz with the body by Huber and of Lucerne.

The other 1930’s cars that employed patents were Audi

and BMW 327:

Jaray was also in radio and television technology his other Swiss business, und Radiobau AG founded in 1932 in was dedicated entirely to telecommunications). In he worked for Farner AG in Grenchen on undercarriage design. In 1944 he set up as an engineer working on wind-driven station. He was an author of large of technical patents relating to air compressors for railway, devices for gases in silencers. Later he at Eidgenoessische Technische Hochschule Federal Institute of Technology),

His influence on modern car design is underrated — but he was a real

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