Mercedes-Benz 770 1931 (2853)
Manufacturer: Daimler-Benz AG, Stuttgart - Germany
Type: 770 (W 07)
Engine: 7655cc Supercharged straight-8
Power: 200 bhp / 2.800 rpm
Speed: 160 km/h
Production time: 1930 - 1938
Production outlet: 119*
Curb weight: 3,000 kg
- The "Großer Mercedes" (large Mercedes) was the largest and most luxurious automobile ever built by Mercedes-Benz.
- It was debuted at the 1930 Paris Motor Show where it was among the highlights of the day.
- It set a new standard in the world of top-flight passenger cars for prospective customers, the public and the experts.
- The bodies are built at the special M-B plant in Sindelfingen.
- It was the car to have as state vehicles for Kings, Monarchs, Popes and other high-ranking officials, like Reichspräsident von Hindenburg, Adolf Hitler, Kaiser Hirohito from Japan, Pope Pius XI and Pope Pius XII..
- The Roots type supercharger was an option, and only thirteen buyers opted for the naturally aspirated engine (150bhp).
- It has a four-speed manual transmission (third was direct and fourth was an overdrive).
- Of its successor, the 770 (W 150 Series II) (1938-1943) 88 built in total.
- * 119 total:
+ 19 Rolling chassis
+ 42 Pullman-Limousines
+ 26 Tourenwagens (six-seater (open) touring car)
+ 2 Cabriolet B (four windows)
+ 4 Cabriolet C (two windows)
+ 18 Cabriolet D
+ 8 Cabriolet F
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