1935→1935 Auto Union Typ B

Mercedes-Benz still dominated in Grand Prix 1935, but the Auto Union Typ B still won the Italian GP and the Czech GP at Brno. The car was a direct evolution of the Typ A released just a year before. Major changes included larger and longer chassis tubes, a single fuel tank and a high compression engine.

In Detail

type Racing Car
production years 1935 – 1935
built at Germany
engineers Ferdinand Porsche
production 4
engine 45° V16
position Mid, Longitudinal
aspiration Roots supercharger
compression 8.95:1
power 279.6 kw / 375 bhp @ 4800 rpm
bhp/weight 451.81 bhp per tonne
body / frame Aluminum over Steel-Tube Frame
driven wheels RWD
f suspension Trailing Links w/Torsion Bars, Friction Dampers
r suspension Torsion Bars w/Fricition Dampers
curb weight 830 kg / 1830 lbs
wheelbase 2910 mm / 114.6 in
front track 1420 mm / 55.9 in
rear track 1420 mm / 55.9 in
fuel capacity 210 litres or 55.44 gal.
key drivers Hans Stuck, Bernd Rosemeyer, Achille Varzi
race victories 1935 Coppa Acerbo, 1935 Italian GP, 1935 Czech GP at Brno
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