Oldtimer picture gallery. Cars. Maybach-Zeppelin.
(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
Length: 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
Turning 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.