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50 years of automatic transmissions Mercedes-Benz

Premiere 1961 in the W 111 and W 112 series A milestone in 125 years of The automatic transmission combines gear-shifting with efficiency

300 SE, to 1965 (model series W

“The ultimate driving proclaimed the brochure on the first transmission developed in-house by back in 1961. Several of intensive development work into the four-speed automatic which was premiered in April as an optional extra for the 220 SEb model of the 111 The automatic transmission even as standard in the Mercedes-Benz 300 SE which was in August 1961. This a special chapter in the brand’s story running throug 125 of the automobile.

Fast and powerful: ad for the first transmission from Mercedes-Benz,

Mercedes-Benz decided to build its own transmission in keeping with the commitment to maintaining its innovative – a constant factor throughout the history: as the automatically shifting has a decisive influence on the character of an the development engineer striving for the can only be content with a tailored precisely to the brand’s own

Five-speed automatic transmission, lever in the vehicle

Mercedes-Benz had produced vehicles with automated gear shifting to this development. The model 770 series W 07), which down in automotive history as the Mercedes,” featured semi-automatic shifting for the overdrive gear, for This function of the Maybach transmission was controlled via a lever on the wheel.

Grand Mercedes 770 (W 1935

And while the Mercedes-Benz were already at work on the first automatic transmission, the hydraulic automatic clutch was in the summer of 1957. The new automatic was initially available as an optional for the 220 S and 219 models. The system comprised a start-up clutch, a conventional dry clutch for engagement and disengagement gear-shifting and a freewheel to bypass the clutch.

M 186 II six-cylinder engine of the Mercedes-Benz 300 c – 1955) with flanged-on transmission

Genuine automatic also emerged at this initially produced by external From the autumn of 1955, offered the model 300 c with a converter transmission from for example.

1961: the first transmission from the inventor of the

Mercedes-Benz 770 W07

300 SE four-speed automatic transmission

introduced its first automatic to be developed in-house on the model 220 SEb in 1961. The automatic transmission as an optional extra for this while featuring as standard on the 300 SE of model series 112 which was in August 1961.

Type 220 W 111 series (1959 to 1968)

Mercedes-Benz models subsequently from this refined, and efficient transmission of the available power. From August the four-speed automatic transmission was for the 220 and 220 S models subject to an additional of DM 1400, for example.

230 SL “Pagoda” (W 113) 1963 to

The four-speed automatic transmission was optionally available for the Mercedes-Benz 230 SL (W 113) as of 1963 – a first the sports cars from Finally, the prestigious Mercedes-Benz 600 was available exclusively with the transmission as of 1964.

600 Pullman (W 100), 1964 to 1981

75 after Carl Benz the automobile, the launch of the automatic marked a further milestone in the history and the starting point for an series of innovations. The engineering and relating to automatic gear-changing has subject to ongoing development at since 1961.

Mercedes-Benz 770 W07
Mercedes-Benz 770 W07
Mercedes-Benz 770 W07
Mercedes-Benz 770 W07
Mercedes-Benz 770 W07
Mercedes-Benz 770 W07

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