1934 1935 MercedesBenz W25 Images Specifications and Information

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Mercedes-Benz W25

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 bonus.

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 sheet-steel water-jackets and valve-ports welded to the individual cylinder. typical for Daimler-Benz was the unusual the supercharged air from the single blower was fed through the carburetors. like the earlier S-Type the new W25’s supercharger produced a recognizable whine. Displacement was under 3.4 litre, which was to produce 302 bhp on petrol. When fed more exotic, alcohol-based the output 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-Benz W25

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 gave the car a very aerodynamic

Mercedes-Benz W25
Mercedes-Benz W25
Mercedes-Benz W25

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