Cars Adolf Hitler
Cars • Adolf Hitler
Cars Adolf Hitler.
Adolf Hitler is deservedly considered the most bloodthirsty tyrants of the twentieth century. For 12 years he headed to Germany, he led the country out of the crisis and started the Second World War. At the same time, Hitler was virtually unknown as a patron of the automotive industry and one of the creators of the world's most popular car.
1. Mercedes-Benz 24/100/140 PS
Limousine Mercedes-Benz 24/100/140 PS - Executive Car 1927 release. | Photo: ru.wikipedia.org.
In the 1920s, Germany was going through a deep crisis, but there was a lot of wealthy people in the country, and produced luxury-class vehicles for them. One of the 6-cylinder 6, a 2-liter luxurious limousines Mercedes-Benz 24/100 / 140PS belonged office of Reich President Paul von Hindenburg. He died in 1934 and the car passed "inherited" Adolf Hitler. However, the head of the Nazi party went on this "Mercedes" for a brief period.
2. Mercedes-Benz 770
Mercedes-Benz 770 Adolf Hitler. | Photo: express.co.uk.
Mercedes-Benz 770 is deservedly considered one of the most luxurious European car of the 1930s. Such machines were Hitler, the Japanese Emperor Hirohito, the Spanish caudillo Francisco Franco, Popes Pius XI and Pius XII, wealthy financiers and industrialists.
In 1938 he published an updated version of the W150 in the back. The car was a huge 6-meter body mass of more than 3, 5 tons in several embodiments: Limousine, Pullman, orig, convertible. If the machine is armored, her weight reached 4, 8 tons.
Adolf Hitler welcomes SA stormtroopers. Nuremberg, 1935. | Photo: commons.wikimedia.org. Mercedes-Benz 770 equipped with an 8-cylinder in-line 7, 7-liter and 230 liter capacity. from. Due to this, the machine can accelerate to 170 km / h, which many racing cars exceed the speed. Strikes and fuel consumption - 30 liters of gasoline per 100 kilometers.
Hitler rides in a convertible Mercedes-Benz 770 second-generation (W150), in September 1938. | Photo: ru.wikipedia.org.
From 1930 to 1943. It was released only 207 copies of the Mercedes-Benz 770, seven of which were used in the garage Hitler. In 2004, one of these cars was sold for 18 million dollars.
3. Mercedes-Benz G4
Adolf Hitler in the staff car of the Wehrmacht Mercedes-Benz G4 (W31 in the body). | Photo: pinterest.co.uk.
Heavy three-axle Mercedes-Benz G4 was designed in 1934 as a staff car for the German army. But the machine was too expensive for mass production, besides its patency was quite mediocre. All were released 57 Mercedes-Benz G4 cars.
From 1934 to 1939. released only 57 copies of the Mercedes-Benz G4. | Photo: youtube.com.
But a car with rear-wheel drive perfectly suited for festive parades attended by top military officials. It is the Mercedes-Benz G4 Adolf Hitler welcomed the soldiers of the Wehrmacht, occupied Austria and the Sudetenland region of the Czech Republic in 1938, and accepted the surrender of France in the summer of 1940. To the Fuhrer "not lost" against the background of a huge "Mercedes", especially for him in the cabin to install a special footrest.
4. Maybach SW35 / 38/42
Executive limousine Maybach SW35 / SW38, edition 1935-1939. | Photo: autowp.ru. In 1920 - 1930 the German company representative Maybach produced cars and powerful engines. With the coming to power of the Nazis in the enterprise added military orders, but the issue of expensive cars were not stopped.
Maybach SW38 Special Roadster with a body of the company Spohn. | Photo: autowp.ru.
And in 1935, it came to light a new model SW35. Its development personally approved by Adolf Hitler, who was a good friend of the head of Karl Maybach. Vehicle received 6-cylinder engine of 3, 4 liters, which was mounted in the body, often manufactured on a specialized company Spohn.
5. Volkswagen Käfer
Dr. Porsche shows the model of "people's car" top of the Nazi party. | Photo: cronicadelnoa.com.ar.
Of the multitude of Adolf Hitler machines worth mentioning separately is the same model that was established by his order. After coming to power in 1933, the new Chancellor has stated publicly that Germany needs "people's car". It was to be inexpensive reliable car, which fit 4 people.
Ferdinand Porsche is Adolf Hitler Volkswagen - "people's car". | Photo: reddit.com.
In 1937, this car was born. Volkswagen Käfer project author was an experienced engineer Dr. Ferdinand Porsche. Hundreds of thousands of Germans have begun saved money on the car, like a beetle, but the beginning of the Second World War deprived them of happiness sit behind the wheel of their own cars. Only after the war, Volkswagen began to be issued in millions of copies, for a long time, becoming the most massive car in the world.