1934 1935 MercedesBenz W25 Images Specifications and Information

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Mercedes w 25 specs

For Mercedes-Benz the arrival of a new German in 1933 and a thoroughly revised for the 1934 season provided the push to build a Grand car for the first time the Daimler and merger. Appalled by the defeat at in May of 1933 to the French and Italians, the new Chancellor’ made a substantial of money available for a German Prix team. Surprisingly, was not the only German manufacturer to on the opportunity; the newly formed Union conglomerate also into Grand Prix with a Ferdinand Porsche machine. Devised to slow the down and make racing the new regulations dictated that a Prix car could have a dry-weight of just 750 kg. Work on the new ‘W25′ Grand Prix had already started back in of 1933, so it seems the government offered after the Avus-rennen was an added


The new regulations meant that the engineers had to find a balance outright performance and weight. put; they had the fit the biggest engine in the lightest available Yes that does not sound safe at all. Following the Alfa Romeo and Bugatti Prix engines, a supercharged, eight-cylinder engine was chosen. the contemporary designs, the new ‘M25′ featured a head with valves per cylinder. Following design practices, the engine was constructed from two groups of separate forged-steel cylinders. The water-jackets and valve-ports were to the individual cylinder. Also for Daimler-Benz was the unusual carburation; the air from the single Roots-type was fed through the carburetors. Just the earlier S-Type Mercedes’, the new supercharger produced a very whine. Displacement was just 3.4 litre, which was enough to 302 bhp on petrol. When fed with exotic, alcohol-based brews, the rose to 354 bhp.

The M25 engine alone already in at just over 200 kg, so saving on the rest of the car was paramount. Using two box-section beams, the chassis was a rather conventional affair. The two frame was reinforced by several and a cross-tube at the front. Its lightness was by drilling numerous holes in the The all-round independent suspension did new ground.

Mercedes w 25 specs

At the front very short wishbones were fitted, the rear-end featured swing-axles. at the front was by coil springs were actuated by bell-cranks and horizontally inside the cross-tube. The wishbones were attached to dampers. The swing axles controlled by short transversely quarter-elliptic leaf springs and dampers. The four-speed gearbox was with the final drive. was provided by hydraulic drum sourced at Lockheed. Like the all of the small bits were to keep the W25 under the 750 kg maximum. The was covered in a thin alloy Cowlings over

the radiator and suspension gave the car a aerodynamic appearance.

Mercedes w 25 specs
Mercedes w 25 specs
Mercedes w 25 specs

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