It only appears in gran turismo 4 and gran turismo 6. At the time it was the fastest track in the world.
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Auto union type c streamliner. For 1936 the engine had grown to the full 6 litres and was now producing 520 bhp 390 kw. The finest product of the well known french motorsports company ligier. The series of cars which were simply named in progressive order from type a through d were exceptionally powerful large rear engined cars meant to.
In the hands of rosemeyer and his teammates the auto union type c dominated the racing world. Afterward and especially in the post war period the curves of this car found their way onto production cars. The evocative shape of the streamlined typ c must have caused a sensation in 1937.
The engineering of the mid engine placement proved the more balanced handling theory which has since been applied from ferrari to ford to lamborghini and now even corvette. After porsche s departure there was a second major blow early in 1938 when rosemeyer fatally crashed during a record attempt with a modified type c streamliner on the autobahn. Skin templates formula rss 3 v6.
The auto union type racers a b c c d and d were the only real grand prix competition against the mercedes of the day leading into the outset of wwii. Throughout most of the 1930s the auto union group developed a series of race cars built by the horch works unit in zwickau germany. Auto union typ c stromlinie.
Lessons learned from this streamlining were later applied to the t80 land speed record car. The series has since grown to include its most recent offering a tin scale replica of luigi fagioli s 1937 v 16 auto union type c streamliner. On january 28th 1938 german race driver and national hero bernd rosemeyer was killed thrown from his auto union streamliner after it careened off a section of closed off autobahn.
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Although it took many years to sink in porsche and rosenberg had shown the first sign of things to come with their mid engined auto unions. The first thing that really awes you is the packaging. That s because this auto union was specially shaped for top speed on the avus circuit near berlin.
Skin templates for the auto union type c. The auto union v16 type c streamline 37 is a race car produced by horch and auto union the direct ancestor of what is now audi.