Adler Trumpf Junior 1G Cabriolet 1935 (1826)

Adler Trumpf Junior 1G Cabriolet 1935 (1826)

Manufacturer: Adler Fahrradwerke AG, Frankfurt am Main – Germany
Type: Trumpf Junior Cabriolet (Typ 1G)
Engine: 995cc straight-4
Power: 25 bhp / 4.000 rpm
Speed: 85 km/h
Production time: 1936 – 1941
Production outlet: 78,827
Production outlet: 102,840 (all Trumpf Junior models 1934-1941)
Curb weight: 820 kg

Special:
– Adler, the third largest car manufacturer in Germany, behind BMW and Opel, was one of the pioneers of front wheel drive cars, designed by Hans Gustav Röhr.
– This Cabriolet has an Ambi-Budd, Berlin body.
– It has a four-speed manual gearbox, a Solex carburettor, a 28 liter fuel tank and front wheel drive.
– The chassis with all-steel body has a 103.5 inch wheelbase, independently suspended wheels, transverse torsion bars at the rear and mechanical drum brakes all round.
– The Trumpf Series was also available as 2-door Sedan, as Junior Sport (995cc), as Junior Sport 1100 (1100cc), as 1.7 … Read More

Datsun 260Z 2+2 Sport Coupé with Ferrari-like 250 GTO* kit body 1977 (5445)

Datsun 260Z 2+2 Sport Coupé with Ferrari-like 250 GTO* kit body 1977 (5445)

Manufacturer: Nissan Motor Company Ltd, Nishi-ku, Yokohama – Japan
Type: S30 Series 260Z 2+2 Sport Coupé
Production time: late-year 1973 – late-year 1978
Production outlet: 80,369
Engine: 2565cc straight-6 NISSAN L26 OC
Power: 126 bhp / 5.000 rpm
Torque: 189 Mn / 3.500 rpm
Drivetrain: rear wheels
Speed: 204 km/h
Curb weight: 1200 kg
Wheelbase: 102.6 inch
Chassis: all-steel unibody
Steering: recirculating ball, 2.8 turns lock to lock
Gearbox: four-speed manual / all synchromesh / floor shift
Clutch: hydraulic spring spacer disc
Carburettor: twin Hitachi HMB 46W-1 1.75 inch (44 mm) 1-barrel side-draft SU-type
Fuel tank: 65 liter
Electric system: 12 Volts 50 Ah
Ignition system: electronic
Brakes front: 10.7 inch hydraulic discs servo-assisted
Brakes rear: 9 inch hydraulic drums servo-assisted
Suspension front: independent MacPherson struts with cross-braces, lower wishbones, sway bar, coil springs + hydraulic telescopic dampers
Suspension rear: independent single wheel link, Chapman spring struts, lower wishbones, triangle … Read More

Ford Taunus 12M P4 Super Kombi 1.5L 1965 (3917)

Ford Taunus 12M P4 Super Kombi 1.5L 1965 (3917)

Manufacturer: Ford-Werke GmbH / Ford of Europe AG, Cologne – Germany
Type: Taunus 12M P4 Super Kombi 1.5L
Engine: 1498cc V-4
Power: 50 bhp / 4.500 rpm
Speed: 126 km/h
Production time: September 1962 – July 1966
Production outlet: 49,000 (all 12 M P4 Kombi 1.2L and Super Kombi 1.5L’s)
Curb weight: 924 kg

Special:
– The P4 was Ford Europes first front wheel drive car and the first use of a compact V-4 engine by the company, designed with the US market in mind in Dearborn-Detroit – USA, codenamed “Cardinal” (to "battle" against the massive imports of small European (i.a. VW 1200 Beetle) cars), but eventually further developed in Europe.
– P4 stand for "Projekt 4": the fourth new car design of the Ford plant in Cologne since the end of World War II.
– The "12" stands for the cylinder capacity (in deciliter).
– The "M" stand for … Read More

Mercedes-Benz 250 SE Coupé 1966 (3899)

Mercedes-Benz 250 SE Coupé 1966 (3899)

Manufacturer: Daimler-Benz AG, Stuttgart – Germany
Type: W111.021/IIIA 250 SE Coupé
Production time: September 1965 – January 1968
Production outlet: 5,259
Engine: 2496cc straight-6 Daimler-Benz M 129 I / 129.980 SOHC
Power: 150 bhp / 5.500 rpm
Torque: 216 Nm / 4.200 rpm
Drivetrain: rear wheels
Speed: 184 km/h
Curb weight: 1519 kg
Wheelbase: 108.3 inch
Chassis: X-frame chassis with auxiliary front frame and steel unibody
Steering: DB servo recirculating ball with damper
Gearbox: four-speed manual / all synchromesh / floor shift
Clutch: hydraulic operated single dry plate disc
Fuel system: Bosch manifold injection mechanically controlled (6-piston pump with start and warm-up automatic)
Fuel tank: 82 liter
Electric system: 12 Volts 55 Ah
Ignition system: electronic
Brakes front: Girling or ATE/Dunlop 10.75 inch hydraulic ATE-Servo discs
Brakes rear: Girling or ATE/Dunlop 10.98 inch hydraulic ATE-Servo discs
Suspension front: independent trapezoidal triangle cross-bar, double wishbones, rubber springs, torsion bar stabilizer, coil … Read More