Bosse, Uffe, Björn och Tord. Break at Mercedes museum
Museum joerney 2018
Mercedes museum Stuttgart.
Text and pictures Björn Bellander. Pictures current 2018
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|Contents in this website about Mercedes museum 2018.
Sid 1 Presentation of museum. Page 2 How to get there. Page 3 Daimler and the first engine. Page 4 Benz first car and others. Page 5 Wilhelm Maybach. Page 6 Daimler-Maybach early vehicles. Page 7 Daimler-Maybach rail vehicles. Page 8 Maybach Transport cars and lorries Page 9 Benz o Daimler engines after 1900. Page 10 Period up to 1918, Page 11 Air plane engines. Page 12 Sportcars/ luxury cars. Page 13 Luxury cars sid 2. Page 14 Sportcars 300-series. Page 15 Development projects. Page 16 Race cars. Page 17 Grand Prix/Formelcars. Page 18 Streamliners.
Museumlinks in bjorns-story.se.
Ich glaube an das Pferd. Ref. 1.
Gathering place old museum before 2006 for visitors. The gate to the right was the entrance for park area. Place for the photographer is the new large traffic circle.
Mercedes Benz museum in Lyrestad
Mercedes Benz works in Stuttgart. Left building is the museum. Ref. 49.
This shown in museum entrance.
The car is a temporary phenomenon. Just as this stuffed horse was on a temporary show. It is possible that this horse has an important historical meaning. Ref. 1
In this way we arrived at the musem.
Info. Grandfather´s clock. Ref. 1
Museum website about the engine
Daimler and the clock
The engine story
The two "Wheeler"
Gottlieb Daimler. Ref. 49
Daimler story in England
The first enginge type by Daimler and Maybach.
Daimler "Grandfather´s clock 1886. Ref. 1
The development of the engine.
Info Benz patent motorwagen. Ref. 1
Benz patent petition.
First test tour. Video Ref. 4
Automuseum Carl Benz
Info Benz Viktoria 1893. Ref. 1
Info. Benz Motor Velociped was also named Velo. 1894. Ref. 1
Info Benz buss 1895. Ref. 1
Info Benz Dos-à-Dos 1899. Ref. 1
The chain inventor
Benz first and second car.
Not that four inventins were necessary for cars to be developed. The development of the chain 1880, air rubber wheels 1888, ignition system and the carburator. They were made by the Swiss Hans Renold, the Englishman/Scot John Boyd Dunlop, Bosch (Watson) and the carburator which had sevaral inventors among them a Swede. Leonardo da Vinci made sketches in the Roman times on an idea for a chain.
Every museum with self-respect has a copy of Benz first "car" equipped with petrol engine. The car on picture shows a later performance. May be the long drive vehicle type of Bertha. Spoke and rubber protected wheels. Note the inventinon air rubber wheel 1888. Ref. 1
About Carl Benz and his companies.
Info Daimler Reitwagen 1885. Ref. 1
Wilhelm Maybach. Ref. 49
About Wilhelm Maybach
Earlier Daimler vehicles
Info. Daimler Motorkutsche. Ref. 1
Info. Daimler Motor Quadri-cycle. 1889. Ref. 1
Info Daimler belt car Vi-á-Vis 1896. The car with 3 inventions. Ref. 1
Daimler Motorkutsche 1886.
Cars from DMG, after 1900-1905, were named Mercedes. See below.
Daimler Motorkutsche. Ref. 1
Daimler Motor-Quadricycle. Note the two cycle forks which were used because of Benz front steering patent. Ref. 1. Note that the rubber wheel only are homogenous. The air rubber wheels which were invented 1888 and were not in common use until end of 1890.
Rail vehicles and other types.
Info about rail veicles. 1887. Ref. 1
Info. Daimler Motor-Locomotive. 1918. Ref. 1
The first rail bound vehicle 1887. My photo looks curious as the left side wheels are not seen. As the rail is not seen, the wheel must be missing. Wonder in what angle I held the camera. Compare a picture in the link. Ref. 1
Wagon equipped with engine water sprayer.
Engine water sprayer unit. 1892. It is only the sprayer pump which use an engine.
The wagon is still moved with help of horses. Note driver's place. Ref. 1
Daimler last och transportbilar.
Info.Daimler Motor-Lorries 1898. Ref. 1
Info. Daimler pickups 1899. Ref. 1
Daimler transport cars and lorries.
Daimler lorries and transport cars 1898. Note the text Canstatt, where Daimler and Maybach started their work. Note brake on rear wheel. Ref. 1
Info. Benz boxer engine with 2 (4?) cylinders. 5 ps 1899. Ref. 1
Info. Daimler V2 1,5 hp engione. 1899. Ref. 1
Info. Daimler 5 hp 4 cylinders straight engine. 1894. Ref. 1
Gustaf Ericsson D2 engine 1902. Ref. 57.
Benz o Daimler engines after 1900.
Benz boxer engine 2 cylinders, may be 4 cyl?, 5 hk.1899. Also called contramotor. Both cylinders activate ignition when in top. Only one makes working stroke as it has compressed fuel air mixture. Gustaf Ericsson (in Sweden) made just the same type, which more modern is called boxer engine. Note there is an open crankcase and inlet valves are controlled by vacuum. Ref. 1
In the middle of 1800 Germany was developed from a farmers land to an industrial community. Picture shows production at Krupp inustries during production of rail wheels. These type of industries were just what car production needed. Ref. 1.
Period up to 1918
Info. Mercedes-Simplex 60 hp Transport limousine. 1904. Ref. 1
Info. Benz 20/35 hp Landaulet. 1909. Ref. 1
Info. Mercedes 75 hp Doppelpheaton. 1908. Ref. 1
Info.1902. Mercedes Simplex 40 hp. Ref. 1
Info. 1906. Mercedes Phönix 35 hp. Ref. 1
Wagner's opera Parsifal
Period up to 1918
Limousine bodies were used as tranport of customer beginning of 1900. DMG, Daimler Maybach Gesellschaft got the name of Mercedes in the beginning av 1900. Even called Mercedes Simplex 60 hp Reise Limousine. 4 cylindrar, 9236 cc, 60 hp, 1400 rpm, 80 km/tim. Equipped with different bodies they were used for family transports. Normally owners had a chauffeur, but he type also developed as a sport car aimed for the children of the upper class in order to drive themselves. Hotels used this model to fetch customers at railway stations and harbours. Just this red car was owned by Emil Jellineck, who had bought it 1904. Ref. 1
Air plane engine
Info air plane engine. Ref. 1.
Info Colon engines. 1909. Ref. 1
Info. 1935. Mercedes-Benz air plane engine DB600. Ref. 1
Info Mercedes-Benz DB600 1937. Ref. 1.
Info Mercedes-Benz air plane engine DB603, 1944. Ref. 1
The airplanes on pictures were produced by other companies.
Messerschmidt Bf 109 G Hannover airplane museum. This plane was in different developmnet stadiums active already 1939 and was equipped during WWII with all various DB engines expect DB610. Ref. 1
Dornier Do 335 Pfeil equipped with 2 DB605 engines. Ref 49
Info Mercedes 10/40 hp Sport-Zweisitzer. 1923. Ref. 1
Front beam for Mercedes 10/40 hp Sport-Zweisitzer. 1923. Ref. 1
Front seat Mercedes 10/40 hp Sport-Zweisitzer. 1923. Ref. 1
Rear end for Mercedes 10/40 hp Sport-Zweisitzer. 1923. Ref. 1
Info 1930 Mercedes Benz Typ SS. Ref. 1
Info. 1928. Mercedes-Benz 27/170/225 hp Type SSK Sport-Zweisitzer. Ref. 1
Mercedes Benz 7,1 liter 1929 SSK. Foto 2001 at Köpings museum. Compare with model above 1928. Ref. 1.
Info. 1936 Mercedes-Benz 500 K Special-Roadster. Ref. 1
1936 Mercedes-Benz 540K Special-roadster. Ref. 1. 8 cyl, 5018 cc, 100 hp, 3400 rpm, 160 km/tim, 1924-1939, 342 built. This photo is from my visit at former Rosso-Bianco museum 2000. Today placed at Lowman museum Holland.
1938 Mercedes Benz 540K Special Roadster. Ref. 1. Photo from my visit at Sinsheim museum 2000.
Sportcars/Luxury cars page 1.
1928. Mercedes-Benz 27/170/225 ps Typ SSK Sport-Zweisitzer. 6 cylinders, 7065 cc, 170 - 225 ps, 3300 rpm, 192 km/tim, 1928-1932, 35 built. Ref. 1.
1930. Mercedes Benz Type SS. 6 cyl, 7065 cc, 200 hp, 3300 rpm, 190 km/tim, 1928-1933. Ref. 1.
I stepped up on the podium in order to photo the next 2 pictures, and the guard started to close up.
1936 Mercedes-Benz 500K Special-roadster. Ref. 1. 8 cyl, 5018 cc, 100 ps, 3400 rpm, 160 km/tim, 1924-1939, 342 built.
Luxury cars page 2.
Info. 1937. Mercedes-Benz 540 K Cabriolet B. Ref. 1.
1937. Mercedes-Benz 770 "Grosser Mercedes" open Tourenwagen. Ref. 1
Luxurus cars page 2
1937. Mercedes-Benz 540 K Cabriolet B. Ref. 1. 8 cylindrar, 5401 cc, 115 - 180 ps, 3400 rpm, 170 km/tim, 1936-1939, 419 built. Ref. 1
1937. Mercedes-Benz 770 "Grosser Mercedes" offener Tourenwagen. 8 cylindrar, 7655 cc, 150 - 200 hp, 2800 rpm, 160 km/h, 1930 - 1938, 117 built. Ref. 1.
Mercedes museum has not a collection of their top of the line cars produced.
For this reason I have collected picture of Daimler cars which I found are missing. Pictures are taken from my visits at Bugatti and Sinsheim museum 2000 and 2018.
Sport cars 300 series.
1955. Mercedes-Benz 300SLR "Uhlenhaut-Coupé". Ref. 1
1955. Merceds Benz 300 SL Coupé. Ref. 1
Sportcars in 300-serie.
Race cars/Grand Prix cars
1955 - 1934
Info 1955 Mercedes-Benz 2,5 l W196R. Strömlined race cars. Ref. 1
Info 1955 Mercedes-Benz Racer sport car 300SLR. Ref. 1
Info 1955 Mercedes-Benz 2,5 l Formel bil W 196 R. Ref. 1
Info 1952 Mercedes-Benz Race sport car 300 SL. Ref. 1
Info 1939. Mercedes-Benz 230 S Offroad sport car. Ref. 1
Info 1939 Mecedes-Benz 1,5-L formel car W165. Ref. 1.
Info 1938 Mercedes-Benz 3 L Rennwagen W154. Ref. 1.
Info 1937 Mercedes-Benz 750 kg Rennwagen W 125. Ref. 1.
Info 1934 Mercedes-Benz 750 kg Rennwagen W25. Ref. 1
Tävlingsbilar/Grand Prix bilar page 1. 1955 - 1934.
Grand Prix cars page 2.
1924 - 1900
Info 1924 Mercedes 2 L Rennwagen Targa Florio. Ref. 1
Info 1914 Mercedes Grand Prix Rennwagen. Ref. 1
Info 1909 Benz 200 Hp Rennwagen "Blitzen Benz". Ref. 1
Info 1908 Benz Grand Prix Rennwagen. Ref. 1
Info 1900 Daimler Phönix 23 hp Rennwagen. Ref. 1
Info 1900 Benz 14 hp Rennwagen. Ref. 1
Competition cars/Grand Prix cars page 2. 1924 - 1900.
1937 Mercedes-Benz Stromlienen rennwagen W25. "Avus" Ref. 1
MB Record stream cars 1
MB record T80
MB record T80 Wikip
MB record cars
T80 World record car
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Hassleholm mil. vehicles
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Skokloster car museum
Storvik Odds and Ends
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Soderhamn Air Force
Sagen Technical museum
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Reference 1: ©Björn Bellander bjorn.bellander(at)telia.com
Reference 2: ©Foundation Prestige Bugatti Paul Kestler
Reference 3: ©Auto-Salon-Singen www.auto-salon-singen.de
Reference 4: ©Sinsheim Auto Museum www.museum-sinsheim.de
Reference 5: ©Classiccar Collection www.carclassic.com
Reference 6: ©Mercedes Benz https://www.mercedes-benz.se/passengercars/the-brand/history/events.module.html
Reference 49: ©Picture from Wikipedia
Reference 57: ©Aros Motorveteraner Fjäderbladet
Reference 58: ©Wikipedia - Oldmachinepress
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