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Maybach has always held a for designing luxury cars are as exclusive as they are expensive. The SW 38 was introduced in 1936. This was the model to be released before the and was available in three versions of the six engines, a 3.5 liter, 3.8 liter and a 4.2

The world was stunned by the Maybach SW 38, was capable of reaching speeds of than 120 mph, a speed ‘blinding’ during the era.

in various body types, as was standard with pre-war the SW was available in both Sedan and A total of 520 models were between 1936 and 1939 and around 152 of these Maybachs are to exist today.

Owned by the same family the 1950’s. This vehicle a complete restoration to original from 1993 to 1997 by Harp Vintage Restorations in Las Nevada and won First Prize first shown at Pebble in 1997. The car also won Best of at the Santa Barbara Concours in 1999.

Maybach has always a reputation for designing luxury that are as exclusive as they are They have always prized for their powerful and sophistical transmissions. Custom-built to customer’s taste, you won’t a selection of popularly equipped sitting at dealer lots.

one has to order your vehicle by a Maybach dealer’s ‘Commissioning housed inside a Mercedes-Benz Today the brand is owned by and is based in Stuttgart. Maybach were among the leading and prestigious of German vehicles the 1930’s and a direct competition the Mercedes-Benz.

This elite has a fascinating history that with Wilhelm Maybach, one of first automotive engineers. The is named for the man who designed the first car to a Mercedes badge in 1901. has been called the ‘King of the by the French.

Later, Maybach teamed up Graf Zeppelin to produce for the airships known as Zeppelins. Germany’s premier luxury car the first Maybach was crafted in with his engineer son Karl him. Karl Maybach was an engine designer, much his father.

The Maybach was intended to be the of an automobile that, in its day, was one of most formidable competitors.

the difficult years that the World War I, the terms of the Versailles prohibited the manufacture of aircraft by German firms, so in turn the turned its focus to the production of for ships and locomotives. Karl was also infused with the that the company had a future as an engine supplier.

Contracts were difficult to up, and due to financial difficulties with the firm that had seemed Karl Maybach eventually to start making cars on his

In 1921 at the Berlin Motor the advanced design W3, the first was debuted and garnered plenty of The idea was to build the most advanced vehicle possible, and especially wanted to cater to the and elite crowd. Every was designed to be exceptionally unique, a custom body characteristically to the buyer’s specifications.

In 1929 the 12 DS was introduced, the first production car a V12 engine.

Following several and projects, the company limousine, the SW 38 was introduced in 1936. This was the model to be released before the and was available in three versions of the six engines, a 3.5 liter, 3.8 liter, and a 4.2

This luxurious vehicle elaborate and extravagant seating for passengers. The vehicle was equipped five standard seats and two seats. The world was stunned by the SW 38, which was capable of reaching of more than 120 mph, a considered ‘blinding’ during the

Available in various body-types, as was standard with pre-war the SW was available in both Sedan and A total of 520 models were between 1935 and 1941. only around 152 Maybachs are to exist, some bringing of a million dollars at auctions.

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V12 Zeppelins also can command prices as classic car auctions.

A of around 520 vehicles of the SW38 built during the production of from 1936 to 1939. To day, very few of the SW38 are around today. The power of the came from a 3.8 liter with an inline six cylinder The manual transmission offered one gear, and five forward

The front and rear doors both hinged on the center

The front seats were and had a robe rail and storage on the rear of the backrest for the convenience of seat passengers. Resting of the radiator shell was the classy MM hood ornament. Small box units were placed on side of the windshield that turn signal flasers flipped outward when

Due side-mount spare times also featured on the vehicle.

The was a four-stroke spark-ignition engine 6 cylinders. The displacement was 3815 cc, and had an of 140 hp at 4000 rpm. The transmission was the DSG 35 double overdrive transmission.

The SW 38 a wheelbase of 11.08 ft, and had an overall of 16.40 ft.

Unfortunately, the company’s was redirected to manufacturing engines for marines and rail purposes, and by production of Maybach automobiles

In 2003, the Maybach brand was in 2003 after considerable from Daimler-Benz and showcased a that consisted of a pair of sedan models.

Willhelm was inducted into the Automotive of Fame in 1996. From until the WW2, a total of vehicles, including show and the early W1 and w2 prototypes were Today, around 150 Maybach remain, and most bring of a million dollars at auction.

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