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Mercedes-Benz W 196 monoposto, 1954-1955

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manufacturer brand & id

CMC M-006







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The Model

The Legend is ALIVE: The Mercedes-Benz W 196, 1954/55

Model of the year 1998 & 1999

  • Hand mounted precision model made over 180 pieces.

  • Brilliant paintwotk in finest polished finish

  • Steerable front wheel

  • True to the original 8 cylinder in line motor with lots of detailes and cabling

  • Motor hood without fastening, can be removed from above

  • Detailed chassis with longitudinal control arm of aluminium on the rear axle

  • Cabling in the cockpit

  • Hand applied instruments with containing ring of chrom

  • Cockpit seat with real textile covering

  • Windscreen retainer of metal

  • Cooler grill and entry for the air sunction pipe in stainless steel mesh

  • Finely worked wire spoked wheels with hub rings and locking nuts of metal

  • Double exhaust pipes; starts in the rear.

The Original

The Silver Arrow one of the most famous racing cars from Mercedes-Benz.

Still today, motor sport fans are enthousiastic about the Silver Arrow of the fifties. This racing car is famous due to lots of victories and very good places in the year 1954 and 1955. Fangio became world champion with it in those two years. The drivers Kling, Hermann and Moss came in second and third in several races with the Silver Arrow as well.

Technical data of the original vehicle:

  • 8 cylinder in line engine

  • 2 overhead camshafts

  • Displament: 2.496 ccm

  • Bore x stroke: 76 x 68,8 mm

  • Fuel supply: injection pupm

  • Max output: 257 hp at 8.250 rpm

  • Transmission: 5 speed

  • 4 gears synchromeshed, gate

  • Wheel Base: 2.350mm

  • Front track: 1.330mm

  • Rear track: 1.358mm

  • Top speed: 300 km/h