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cawimmer430
07-19-2007, 07:12 AM
Here's the second part:

"Birth of the Brand (1900-1911)"

Early Benz and Daimler products before the outbreak of the First World War.
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb103/cawimmer430MB01/Early1900sCars1.jpg


1902 40-hp Mercedes Simplex
The oldest "Mercedes" (name) in existence. The 40-hp Simplex replaced the 35-hp which was designed by Wilhelm Maybach. The name "Simplex" was coined because the car was relatively simple to maintain and operate at its time.
4-cylinders, 6785cc, 40-horsepower @ 1100 RPM, 80 km/h top speed
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb103/cawimmer430MB01/Early1900sCars8-1.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb103/cawimmer430MB01/Early1900sCars8.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb103/cawimmer430MB01/Early1900sCars10.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb103/cawimmer430MB01/Early1900sCars9.jpg



1904 60-hp Mercedes Simplex "Reiselimousine"
The Mercedes Simplex "Reiselimousine" (touring limousine) was the most powerful Mercedes and car in the world in 1904. The blue version shown belonged to Emil Jellinek, a loyal Mercedes customer who's daughter, Mercedes, gave her name to the cars. The red version is a similar car with a different coach build and color scheme.
4-cylinder, 9236cc, 60-horsepower @ 1400 RPM, 80 km/h top speed
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb103/cawimmer430MB01/Early1900sCars3.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb103/cawimmer430MB01/Early1900sCars4.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb103/cawimmer430MB01/Early1900sCars2.jpg


1908 Mercedes 75 PS Doppelphaeton
The Mercedes 75 PS was the first 6-cylinder car from the DMG. Built from 1907 to 1911, the 75 PS was offered in different body styles and wheelbases. The version show is a convertible touring car.
6-cylinders, 10,180cc, 75-horsepower @ 1300 RPM, 95 km/h top speed
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb103/cawimmer430MB01/Early1900sCars5.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb103/cawimmer430MB01/Early1900sCars6.jpg


1909 20/35 PS Benz Landaulet
A comfortable small touring car. The Landaulet name hints at a "convertible 4-door".
4-cylinders, 4850cc, 35-horsepower @ 1400 RPM, 75 km/h top speed
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb103/cawimmer430MB01/Early1900sCars7.jpg

cawimmer430
07-19-2007, 07:12 AM
Here's the second part:

"Birth of the Brand (1900-1911)"

Early Benz and Daimler products before the outbreak of the First World War.
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb103/cawimmer430MB01/Early1900sCars1.jpg


1902 40-hp Mercedes Simplex
The oldest "Mercedes" (name) in existence. The 40-hp Simplex replaced the 35-hp which was designed by Wilhelm Maybach. The name "Simplex" was coined because the car was relatively simple to maintain and operate at its time.
4-cylinders, 6785cc, 40-horsepower @ 1100 RPM, 80 km/h top speed
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb103/cawimmer430MB01/Early1900sCars8-1.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb103/cawimmer430MB01/Early1900sCars8.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb103/cawimmer430MB01/Early1900sCars10.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb103/cawimmer430MB01/Early1900sCars9.jpg



1904 60-hp Mercedes Simplex "Reiselimousine"
The Mercedes Simplex "Reiselimousine" (touring limousine) was the most powerful Mercedes and car in the world in 1904. The blue version shown belonged to Emil Jellinek, a loyal Mercedes customer who's daughter, Mercedes, gave her name to the cars. The red version is a similar car with a different coach build and color scheme.
4-cylinder, 9236cc, 60-horsepower @ 1400 RPM, 80 km/h top speed
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb103/cawimmer430MB01/Early1900sCars3.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb103/cawimmer430MB01/Early1900sCars4.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb103/cawimmer430MB01/Early1900sCars2.jpg


1908 Mercedes 75 PS Doppelphaeton
The Mercedes 75 PS was the first 6-cylinder car from the DMG. Built from 1907 to 1911, the 75 PS was offered in different body styles and wheelbases. The version show is a convertible touring car.
6-cylinders, 10,180cc, 75-horsepower @ 1300 RPM, 95 km/h top speed
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb103/cawimmer430MB01/Early1900sCars5.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb103/cawimmer430MB01/Early1900sCars6.jpg


1909 20/35 PS Benz Landaulet
A comfortable small touring car. The Landaulet name hints at a "convertible 4-door".
4-cylinders, 4850cc, 35-horsepower @ 1400 RPM, 75 km/h top speed
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb103/cawimmer430MB01/Early1900sCars7.jpg

JG4_Helofly
07-19-2007, 03:48 PM
A bump for these beautifull pics http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

Bewolf
07-19-2007, 04:11 PM
keep it coming!

joeap
07-20-2007, 03:15 AM
Ba-da bump http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

cawimmer430
07-20-2007, 04:27 AM
Thanks guys. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

I'll be in Mannheim all day today, when I come back tonight, expect the next category! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif