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Europe, Germany, Saxony, Zwickau city, The August Horch Museum, old Bolide Auto Union Flèche d'Argent type C, 1934-1939 Le Mans, Ferdinand Porsche, then employed by Auto Union, is the first to look into this new project. Porsche developed an imposing "bolide" for the era: the chassis is entirely new, using aluminum beams in which the cooling water passes, the suspension uses A torsion bar, the gearbox is greased under pressure and the engine is a compressor V16. The presence of only three camshafts and 16 valves controlled by rods and tumblers from a common shaft testifies

Europe, Germany, Saxony, Zwickau city, The August Horch Museum, old Bolide Auto Union Flèche d'Argent type C, 1934-1939 Le Mans,  Ferdinand Porsche, then employed by Auto Union, is the first to look into this new project. Porsche developed an imposing "bolide" for the era: the chassis is entirely new, using aluminum beams in which the cooling water passes, the suspension uses A torsion bar, the gearbox is greased under pressure and the engine is a compressor V16. The presence of only three camshafts and 16 valves controlled by rods and tumblers from a common shaft testifies Stock Photo
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AGF Srl / Alamy Stock Photo

Image ID:

KJ039Y

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50.1 MB (2 MB Compressed download)

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Dimensions:

5280 x 3319 px | 44.7 x 28.1 cm | 17.6 x 11.1 inches | 300dpi

Date taken:

September 8, 2015

Photographer:

Charles Mahaux

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Europe, Germany, Saxony, Zwickau city, The August Horch Museum, old Bolide Auto Union Flèche d'Argent type C, 1934-1939 Le Mans, Ferdinand Porsche, then employed by Auto Union, is the first to look into this new project. Porsche developed an imposing "bolide" for the era: the chassis is entirely new, using aluminum beams in which the cooling water passes, the suspension uses A torsion bar, the gearbox is greased under pressure and the engine is a compressor V16. The presence of only three camshafts and 16 valves controlled by rods and tumblers from a common shaft testifies