Mercedes-Benz 380 W 22
1933 to 1934
Body versions :
Touring , roadster ,sedan , cabriolet
Gasoline 3.8-4.0 liters
The Mercedes-Benz 380 replaced the types 380 S and Mannheim 380 S in 1933 . The new car received the internal type designation W 22. Altogether until 1934 154 were built.
The vehicle has a box profile press steel low frame with 3140 mm wheelbase and is therefore slightly smaller overall than the Mannheim types. All wheels are suspended individually and helically suspended. The front suspension on two unequal length wishbones. At the rear is a pendulum axle with two compensating springs installed. The drum brakes on all wheels are operated hydraulically with suction air support. The model was available as a rolling chassis, two-door touring car, Cabriolet in three versions (A, B and C), Sport Roadster and a four-door sedan.
The eight-cylinder in-line engine was taken over in principle by the predecessors, but now had now hanging valves . About a three-speed gearbox, whose third gear was designed as overdrive, and a propeller shaft, the rear axle was driven.
There were four different levels of performance: The displacement is 3823 cc, the power 90 hp (66 kW) without compressor . Optionally, an attached compressor was available, which increases the power to 120 hp (88 kW). The top speed is 120 km / h without compressor and 130 km / h with supercharger. The same engine was also available with an integrated compressor and then developed 140 hp (103 kW), which leads to a top speed of 135-145 km / h .The engine has a displacement of 4019 cc and produces 144 hp (106 kW). The performance corresponds to the aforementioned embodiment.
1934 these vehicles were replaced with themore developed Type 500 K .
Engines: Gasoline 3.8-4.0 liters
Pover: 90 to 120 hp (66-106 kW)
Transmission: 3-speed manual
Drive: rear-wheel drive
Length: 4690 mm
Width: 1730 mm
Height: 1620 mm
Wheelbase: 3140 mm
Curb weight: 2100 kg
Successor: Mercedes-Benz W 29
Top speed: 135-145 km/h