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Maybach cars celebrate anniversary

Debut as car maker at Berlin Motor Show

drivetrain technology set standards

history alive at Maybach meeting in Friedrichshafen beginning of

Friedrichshafen, 6 September 2011. It was 90 ago that the era of the Maybach motor car In September 1921, Maybach GmbH, the company which the present-day Tognum subsidiary MTU GmbH, presented its first car to the public. To mark the occasion of major anniversary and to coincide the celebrations for the Friedrichshafen bicentennial, the meeting of the Maybach Owner’s is taking place on the second in September in the town on the banks of Constance. It is being organized by the Museum with support Tognum AG. Today there are around 160 Maybach cars in across the world. Most of are still roadworthy and their regularly meet up at events by the Maybach Club in Germany.

In the 1920s and 1930s, the German car industry enjoyed one of its golden It was in those years that the Maybach luxury limousines built in Friedrichshafen. The marque its debut 90 years ago. 23 September to 2 October 1921, GmbH exhibited its first the Type 22/70 HP (internally the W 3) at the Berlin Motor Show.

The W 3 offered a range of technical that were enthusiastically by the media. It was the first German car to braking of all four wheels. innovation and a substantial simplification for the was the Maybach two-speed planetary-gear because it no longer required And the engine was started by an electric motor.

Maybach SW38

The straight-six engine designated the W 2 combined proven technology innovation. It carried over the of oversizing from the Maybach engines. The resulting high in the mid-power range firstly its responsiveness in a car and secondly made it for commercial vehicles and boats. The 70 hp kW) at 2,200 rpm that the power developed represented outstanding for the standards of the time.

The components of the car produced by Maybach the complete chassis, i.e. engine, gearbox and drive Throughout its period of automobile ending in 1941, Maybach out bodywork and interior fitting to the specialist coach building in Germany in that era.

As as making cars, the company its main efforts to producing a range of engines for numerous There were petrol and engines for use in boats, commercial buses and, of course, the Zeppelin airships. In 1924, presented the first diesel for railcars and in so doing made a contribution to the conversion of the railways steam power to diesel.

By 1941, when motor car in Friedrichshafen came to an end, 1,800 six and twelve-cylinder vehicles had sold to the well-heeled clientele. Maybach always emphasized his aim was to produce the technically most motor car and satisfy the most customer expectations. Outstanding his creations was the Maybach Zeppelin DS 8 in 1931 which featured a engine capable of 200 hp (147 kW) and a advanced double overdrive

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