Engine displacement had grown to 6 0 liters and boost pressure was bumped to nearly 14 psi. Goodwood fos is always full of surprises and rare pearls.
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.
1937 auto union type c streamliner. The next version for 1936 was the type c. 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 series of cars which were simply named in progressive order from type a through d were exceptionally powerful large rear engined cars meant to exempl.
Creation date dec 24 2019. 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. This is the auto union type c a gp car from 1936 powered by a supercharged 6 0 litre v16 engine th.
Now producing 520 hp and over 600 foot pounds of torque the type c dominated the racing world. 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. 1937 audi auto union type c streamliner.
1937 auto union typ c stromlinie the evocative shape of the streamlined typ c must have caused a sensation in 1937. Tags 1937 auto union germany grand prix type c vintage. 1937 auto union type c 0 5.
Log in to download or make sure to confirm your account via email. 1937 audi auto union type c streamliner. 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 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. An iconic gp machine of the 1930s in 1932 the auto union. When auto union built a streamlined version of the type b it reached 199 mph on an italian autostrada.
Afterward and especially in the post war period the curves of this car found their way onto production cars. Overview reviews 67 history discussion. It only appears in gran turismo 4 and gran turismo 6.
The 1937 auto union type c streamliner 95 customs throughout most of the 1930s the auto union group developed a series of race cars built by the horch works unit in zwickau germany. That s because this auto union was specially shaped for top speed on the avus circuit.