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  • Mercedes-Benz Type SS.
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    Mercedes-Benz Type SS.

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Mercedes-Benz Type SS.

The upgraded Type SS (Super Sport) is launched one year after the Mercedes-Benz Type S. With the supercharger in operation, the drilled six-cylinder engine reaches up to 200 PS (147 kW).

At the Grand Prix of Germany at the Nürburgring the SS shows what it’s got with a triple victory. Despite its spectacular racing successes it is primarily a GT sports car suitable for everyday use. It is offered not only as a four-seater sports car but also as an open touring car – a variant that combines sportiness with a high level of comfort. The vehicle shown here was sold in 1930 to the Maharajah of Kashmir.

  • Cylinders: 6
  • Displacement: 431 cu in
  • Output (with supercharger): 200 PS (147 kW)
  • At engine speed: 3,300/min
  • Top speed: 118 mph
  • Production period: 1928–1933
Mercedes-Benz Type SS.