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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

 

Special:

 

- 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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