MERCEDES BENZ mod. 500 K

(Germania 1936)

A luxury sports car powered by a straight-eight engine supercharged through a positive-displacement blower engaged from the driver’s seat, with all-independent suspensions and very high performance ratings, the 500 K was built at the Daimler Benz works in Mannheim in very small numbers and in four version: saloon, torpedo, coupé, cabriolet and roadster, and is an excellent example of pre-war German automotive engineering.

 

Engine: 8 cilindri
Capacity: 5000 cc
Max power output: 180 CV a 3500 giri/min.
Max speed: 170 km/h
Weight: 2235 kg