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    Mercedes-Benz W165 1939

    W165 #1

    Voiturette-Class Race Car (1.5 litre engine)

    1.5 litre V8 with two superchargers, 254hp, developed in just 8 months, raced only once (in Tripolis) because of World War 2.
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    WRC - That's motorsport!

    "If you can see the tree you are about to hit, it is called 'understeering'. If you can only hear and feel it, it was 'oversteering'."
    Walter Röhrl

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    I think it has a straight 8, not a V8.
    Lack of charisma can be fatal.
    Visca Catalunya!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ferrer View Post
    I think it has a straight 8, not a V8.
    others think otherwise
    Grand Prix Cars - Mercedes-Benz W 165

    we saw the car at Retromobile, I am sure it willbe part on one of the updates very soon.
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    Quote Originally Posted by henk4 View Post
    others think otherwise
    Grand Prix Cars - Mercedes-Benz W 165

    we saw the car at Retromobile, I am sure it willbe part on one of the updates very soon.
    True it was only the bigger Mercs that had the straight eight, my fault.
    Lack of charisma can be fatal.
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