Classic Car Catalogue

Mercedes Benz 1951

(W 136 VI) 170Va, 170Da
(W 136 IV) 170S
(W 187) 220 - Frankfurt - April
(W 186) 300 - Frankfurt - April
(W 188) 300S - Paris in October

Germany


Crash test.

 

170V, 170D

W 136 VI
  170Va (R4 cyl, 1767 ccm, 45 PS)
  170Da (R4 cyl, diesel, 1767 ccm, 40 PS)
    Limousine (wb: 2845 mm)
    OTP (wb: 2845 mm) - new model with diesel only


170 Da OTP

 

170S

W 136 IV
  170S (R4 cyl, 1767 ccm, 52 PS)
    Limousine (wb: 2845 mm)
    Cabriolet A (wb: 2845 mm) - discontinued in November
    Cabriolet B (wb: 2845 mm) - discontinued in November


170 S Cabriolet A


170 S Cabriolet B


From January models 170 S and 170 V are offered with optional sliding sunroof. For the 170 D this extra becomes available in March.


170 S Cabriolet A


170 S Krankenwagen Lueg

 

220

W 187 - Frankfurt - April
  220 (R6 cyl, 2195 ccm, 80 PS)
    Limousine (wb: 2845 mm)
    Cabriolet B (wb: 2845 mm)
    Cabriolet A (wb: 2845 mm)

 

300

W 186 - Frankfurt - April
  300 (R6 cyl, 2996 ccm, 115 PS)
    Limousine (wb: 3050 mm)
    Cabriolet D (wb: 3050 mm)


300 at Frankfurt Motor Show.

 

300S

W 188 - Paris in October
  300S (R6 cyl, 2996 ccm, 150 PS)
    Coupé (wb: 2900 mm)
    Cabriolet (wb: 2900 mm)
    Roadster (wb: 2900 mm)

 

W 154

Victories:

2nd GP Argentina (Lang & Kling)
3rd GP Argentina (Fangio & Lang)

18 and 24 February: Daimler-Benz enters three pre-war W 154 racing cars for the "Premio Presidente de la Nacion Juan D. Peron” and the "Premio Evita Peron” races in Argentina. In the first race Hermann Lang, Juan Manuel Fangio and Karl Kling finish second, third and sixth. In the second race Kling finishes second and Lang third, while Fangio was forced to abandon on lap 17.


Start do GP Argentyny.


W 154 at Gran Premio Presidente Perón in Buenos Aires.