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Mercedes-Benz 770 W07

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 already produced with partially automated shifting prior to this The model 770 (model series W which went down in history as the “Grand Mercedes,” semi-automatic vacuum-power shifting for the gear, for example. This of the Maybach overdrive transmission was via a lever on the steering wheel.

Mercedes 770 (W 07), 1935

And the Mercedes-Benz engineers were at work on the company’s first transmission, the “Hydrak” hydraulic clutch was presented in the summer of The new automatic clutch was initially as an optional extra for the 220 S and 219 models. The comprised a hydraulic start-up a conventional single-plate dry clutch for and disengagement during gear-shifting and a to bypass the hydraulic 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

Mercedes-Benz introduced its first transmission to be developed in-house on the 220 SEb in April 1961. The automatic came as an optional extra for model, while featuring as on the model 300 SE of model series 112 was presented in August 1961.

220 SEb, W 111 series (1959 to

Further Mercedes-Benz models benefited from this convenient and efficient transmission of the engine power. From 1962 the four-speed automatic was available for the 220 and 220 S models subject to an charge 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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