Oldtimer picture gallery. Cars. Maybach-Zeppelin.

132k image of 1936 Maybach-DS8 Zeppelin Spohn-Ravensburg Pullman-Landaulet143k image of 1938 Maybach-DS8 Zeppelin Spohn-Ravensburg 4-door 4-light Limousine with division122k image of 1935 Maybach-DS7 Zeppelin H.Graber&Wistrach (CH) 4-door cabriolet
(data for DS8)
Years of production: 1930-1939 (DS7 and DS8)
Overall production: ?
Engine: Maybach DS8 200hp/3600rpm, V12-cyl OHV, 4-stroke 7978cc
Compression ratio: 6.3 : 1
Bore/Stroke: 92/100mm
46k image of Maybach-Zeppelin Jaray(?) Stromlinien karosserie93k image of 1936 Maybach-DS8 Zeppelin Spohn-Ravensburg 4-door cabriolet59k image of 1937 Maybach-Zeppelin 4-door cabrioletLength: up to 5492mm, width: up to 1845mm, height: ?mm (different body makes and types)
Wheelbase: 3680mm or 3735mm, clearance - 180mm,
Front wheel track: 1520mm
Rear track: 1520mm
Rear axle clearance: ?mm
73k image of 1936 Maybach-DS8 Zeppelin Spohn-Ravensburg 2+2 cabriolet70k image of 1938 Maybach-DS8 Zeppelin Doerr&Schreck-Frankfurt/M 2+2 cabriolet60k image of 1936 Maybach-SW8 Zeppelin Spohn-Ravensburg 4-door cabrioletTurning radius: 7000mm
Gearbox: Maybach DS G 35, 5 speeds + rear
Weight: some 3790 kg
Maximal speed: 140-170 km/h
Tyres: 7.00-20, 7.50-20 inches
Fuel tank capacity: ? L
Fuel consumption: 30 L/100km (28 L/100km on highway)
Price: ? RM
Almost all the images are from Michael Graf Wolff Metternich's book "Das Maybach Register", 1981, Sieger Verlag Lorch/Wuerttemberg, Germany.
One image is from Wolfgang Roediger & Siegfried Herrmann's book "Autokorso 1886 bis 1936", Edition Leipzig, 1976.
The drawing is from "Stare samochody" book by Juraj Porazik, artist - Jan Oravec, Warsaw, 1981.
Thanks a lot for help to Dariusz Piecinski, Lublin, Poland. Find also links to his articles from Link page.
If you have to add, ask or correct me, you are welcome to write me by E-mail Contact. Andrei Bogomolov.
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Last updated 23 X 1998.