Take a step back in time with the MercedesBenz W125 Grand Prix Car

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Mercedes-Benz W125

Take a step back in with the Mercedes-Benz W125 Prix Car

The legend that won

Mercedes -Benz has enjoyed a history of racing success. In the 1930s, the German automaker to lose some ground to such as Auto Union. all changed with the introduction of the W125 Grand Prix car made its debut on May 9th, at the Tripoli Grand Prix, Herman Lang drove the new car to

The Mercedes-Benz W125 was a revolutionary car that is regarded as the “ultimate car of 1937.” The entire car was designed scratch with much of the coming from Rudolf the Chief Engineer of the Mercedes-Benz Team. The W125 utilized a nickel-chrome molybdenum steel with four crossbars in an shape to improve torsional Double wishbones and helical helped steer the front while the rear used double-jointed drive shaft, lever-type shock absorbers, and torsion bar springs.

Powering the Mercedes-Benz W125 was a cc straight-eight that featured a new system. The inline-eight cylinder boasted two intake and outtake on each cylinder, and used two carburetors that mixed and air before it was compressed by a Roots The engine’s design and supercharger helped it to produce over 600 an incredible output for a racecar the 1930s.

Mercedes-Benz W125

The Mercedes-Benz W125 weighed in at a 1,647.8 lbs. (749 without the driver, fuel, and and measured 1.75 meters 1.2 meters high, and 4.2 meters 1937 was the last year of the 750 kg season and limited the competition of the car to one year. This low weight and engine helped it capture Grand Prix victories the Grand Prix of Germany, and Monaco with Rudolf and Manfred von Brauchitsch. Two lightweight variants were also to compete in hillclimb events and racing into the 1938 and seasons.

Mercedes-Benz also created a racecar with aerodynamically body work and 736 bhp V-12 to reach incredibly high The car, piloted by Rudolf was able to achieve a 432.7 (268.87 mph) top speed in one and 432.4 km/h (268.68 speed in one mile from a start, setting a new world for the fastest recorded speed on a road.

Although the Mercedes-Benz W125 car only competed in Grand racing for the 1937 season, it was an step towards advancing for road and race cars in Mercedes-Benz models.

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