1937 Mercedes Benz 260D W138 Diesel Power Magazine

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Mercedes-Benz 260D W138

1937 Mercedes Benz W138 — An Era Begins

In Issue Of Diesel Power, The Department Will Take A Back At The History Of Diesel-Powered This Peek Into The Of Diesels Will Cover Historic Diesel Vehicles, Racing, And Much More.

The empire was always in a landlocked and condition. Cornered in every it has constantly relied on a combination of access, through its great and on its massive underground coal to flex its muscles before the

It is no surprise, then, when in the Rudolf Diesel became with the problem of steam efficiency. Steam engines of course, the motor of choice in era, running stationary machinery, canal boats, and locomotives.

Mercedes-Benz 260D W138

In the city of Munich, Diesel studying the Carnot cycle, a powerplant description of an engine, operated in tandem between two reservoirs. These early led him to design his economical thermo in 1890. By 1893, with in hand, he obtained the required backing from both the and Essen establishments. The original of course, was to burn coal enormous amounts of which being piled up in the Ruhr as waste products of the coal When a prototype engine the coal dust angle non-functional. In 1897 a new 20-horsepower fueled by oil injected with air ran successfully. Diesel’s engine, cycled without spark was not his primary aim. Actually, it was the of utilizing ultra-high compression to achieve the thermodynamic principle gave his invention its great Diesel was equally pleased his unit demonstrated half the consumption of the

current gasoline engines.

It should be noted here Diesel had always planned for his to operate on alternative fuels-if not his original coal dust then oil-based fuels from plant materials. In he ran several engines on peanut Germany’s economic structure, soon dictated that the rest of world, petroleum-based would become the fuel of

At the turn of the century, Diesel’s began to parallel its steam in the large stationary applications. their fuel efficiency than gasoline units), early pieces were heavy with regard to any of automotive application. Their were due to roughness, excess and an inability to rev. Truck however, began to utilize out of necessity.

Mercedes-Benz 260D W138
Mercedes-Benz 260D W138
Mercedes-Benz 260D W138
Mercedes-Benz 260D W138
Mercedes-Benz 260D W138

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