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The Stromlinienwagen

Mercedes Stromlinienwagen
ER Classics Desktop 2022

This year, the classic team wants to conclude an important restoration at Mercedes-Benz:

The Mercedes-Benz 540 K Stromlinienwagen must be as good as new again, 76 years after its birth. The car was made unique in 1937 / 38 at Mercdes-Benz. He was devised to test engine blocks for a long time at high speeds and had to have as little 'built-in headwind' as possible.
Tire manufacturer Dunlop used the Mercedes for a long time as a tire tester, but in the messy years after the war the Mercedes-Benz was dismantled.


Only the chassis and the rear axle were retained.

From 2011 onwards, those parts were the starting point for the people at Mercedes-Benz Classic to get things right again.

Last summer, the car saved its first full-throttle ride on the test track. He was 185.7 km / h fast. Just as the original was in 1938.

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