1932 MercedesBenz Nürburg 500 Pullman Limousine | London 2013…

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Mercedes-Benz Nurburg W08


To be auctioned on Sunday, September 8,

Sold for £131,600

Chassis no.

Engine no. 108065132

Body no.

18/80 hp, 4,918 cc L-head eight-cylinder engine, four-speed gearbox with Maybach solid front axle and live rear axle semi-elliptic leaf springs, and mechanical drum brakes. 3,670 mm

The Mercedes-Benz W08 Nürburg a more powerful companion the 500, in 1931. With the bored out to 4,918 cubic it was rated at the same 18/80 PS as the 460 which continued in production 1933. Both touring and Pullman limousines were and the bodies remained much the as the 460, but there was no short-wheelbase

Mercedes-Benz Nurburg W08

The term “Pullman” has several In North America it is most as a luxury railroad parlour car or car, after George Pullman, a U.S. inventor and In the European motoring world, it is as a large and luxurious automobile, and in Germany, it denotes vast The name has been used by over the years to describe longest models, often in with a body style, as in the limousine, as seen here, or the kabriolett.

Such prestige limousines often bodied by outside Daimler-Benz, however, had their own which was equal to any of the other constructors. In 1915, Daimler had established an aero engine at Sindelfingen, near Stuttgart. the Great War, however, it was as the Treaty of Versailles proscribed aero production. However, the automobile market, especially the 1926 merger with demanded more space, so production was moved to Sindelfingen, coach building was also for outside firms like Hanomag, and Maybach. From only 1930s sports Mercedes-Benz cars were and they proudly displayed body plates.

The 500 Nürburg, later simply the Type 500 N, would succeed its after 1932, when a radiator shell and slightly windscreen were adopted. The iteration of the W08 style, with compression and more streamlining of the was built from 1936 to

This Type 500 Pullman presents well in gloss As the recipient of an older restoration, it a bit to checking to the front wings, and scuttle, but the overall effect is with it being highlighted by re-plating of all the brightwork. The chauffeur’s is upholstered in black vinyl, and it is in good condition. The rear has seating for five passengers, two of them sitting on folding seats. The compartment is finished in cloth with tan carpet. are smoking sets, an ashtray and lighter, on each side, pockets, courtesy

lights with etched and a folding fabric sunroof extends the entire length of the

Exterior lighting is comprised of Carl Zeiss headlamps and side lamps, as well as that are fitted to the windscreen A capacious trunk is carried on a rack at the rear. The engine is clean and serviceable, although not detailed, and the massive side-valve consumes all available space. it is fitted with its factory unit, which was actually by Maybach, and it has a final drive of 1:141. Ideal for Continental this stately Pullman is also well suited for work or wedding hire.

Mercedes-Benz Nurburg W08
Mercedes-Benz Nurburg W08
Mercedes-Benz Nurburg W08
Mercedes-Benz Nurburg W08
Mercedes-Benz Nurburg W08

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