The 1939 auto union type d abbreviated as autounion type d is a classic grand prix race car by auto union and audi2 that debuted in the hot wheels car pack for forza motorsport 5 and is featured as standard in all subsequent motorsport main titles as well as in forza horizon 4. Of the 4 auto union racing cars the types a b and c used from 1934 to 1937 had supercharged v16 engines and the final car the type d used in 1938 and 1939 built to new 1938 regulations had a supercharged.
An iconic gp machine of the 1930s in 1932 the auto union.
Auto union type c top speed. At the time it was the fastest track in the world. 1 unlock in forza horizon 4 2 synopsis 3 statistics 4 conversions 5 trivia 6 gallery 6 1 promotional 6 2. As well as acting as an umbrella firm for its four constituent brands audi horch dkw wanderer auto union is widely known for its racing team auto union rennabteilung based at.
It only appears in gran turismo 4 and gran turismo 6. That s because this auto union was specially shaped for top speed on the avus circuit near berlin. Afterward and especially in the post war period the curves of this car found their way onto production cars.
When auto union built a streamlined version of the type b it reached 199 mph on an italian autostrada. If until now we have only seen e tron concepts that actually preview a future production model this time they will reveal a 1 2 scale auto union type c e tron study with electric drive. The evocative shape of the streamlined typ c must have caused a sensation in 1937.
In addition to auto union and mercedes battling one another on the race track the two companies fought to become the first to exceed the top speed target of 400 km h or 248 mph. The auto union grand prix racing cars types a to d were developed and built by a specialist racing department of auto union s horch works in zwickau germany between 1933 and 1939. The auto union type c 1937.
Jan 8 2013 16 cylinders 520 horsepower and a top speed of nearly 250 mph. 1 in game description 2 acquisition 2 1 gt4 2 2 gt6 3 trivia 4 videos 5 notes the car remembered for bernd rosemeyer s tragically fatal record attempt. 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.
Auto union ag chemnitz was an amalgamation of four german automobile manufacturers founded in 1932 and established in 1936 in chemnitz saxony it is the immediate predecessor of audi as it is known today.