Auto Union Typ C Stromlinie 

  • built in Germany
  • 1937
  • 520 HP 6.0L
  • 248 mph
 
Four streamliners were included and evenly simple split between Mercedes and Auto Union.
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The Internationales Avus Rennen main event was held and the organizers invited record-breaking cars from both Auto Union and Mercedes-Benz.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Auto Union Typ C Stromlinie

Top speed

Typ C Stromlinie
248 mph
Mustang GT 5.0
151 mph

Data points Key details of the Auto Union Typ C Stromlinie

Number built

Typ C Stromlinie
2 cars
Veyron
300 cars
Tuatara
n.d.

Horsepower

Typ C Stromlinie
520 HP
Tuatara
1,350 HP
Veyron
987 HP

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Auto Union Typ C Stromlinie

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At the time, Avus was ultimate race track and also the most dangerous.
The evocative shape of the streamlined Typ C must have caused a sensation in 1937.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Auto Union
Year 1937
Number built 2 cars

power & handling

Maximum hp 520 HP @ 5,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 6,006 cc
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 9.2:1
Bore/stroke 3 in / 3.3 in
Valvetrain Single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
Valves per cylinder 2 valves

road tests

Top speed 248 mph

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
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