The Monster at the KIENLE exhibition of the Retro Classics

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KIENLE Automobiltechnik presents a very special car at its booth at the Stuttgart classic car show of Retro Classics (22nd to 25th March 2018): A Mercedes Simplex from 1907, fired by a 19-litre Maybach aircraft engine with six cylinders, which accelerates the infernal machine equipped with rear brakes to 200 km/h with its 280 HP. In "Motor KLASSIK", issue April 2018, referred editor-in-chief Hans-Jörg Götzl on the title to it as "Monster-Maybach" - those of a Maybach 19 liter aircraft engine of powered by Mercedes Simplex of the Technik Museum Sinsheim, which unexperienced drivers natures in fear and terror .What happens with the car, when the accelerator pedal is fully depressed and unlocking the 1300 Nm (!) torque already at a few hundred crankshaft revolutions, describes Götzl as follows: "The 19-litre turns from an internal combustion engine into an explosion engine, both 3.5 centimeter wide drive chains are tearing the rear wheels in the lower gears and the "1.5 ton swiveling to a near-earth orbit..."Doctor Maybach" is the nickname of the monster that already eerie effects when standing – everybody who wants to admire the automotive Dragon live, should visit the KIENLE booth in Hall 1 of the Retro Classics.

Picture: Motor Klassik 04/2018 - Uli Jooß


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