CMC Mercedes-Benz W125 #3 GP Donington 1937, Manfred von Brauchitsch

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A masterpiece of architecture model: M-115 CMC Mercedes-Benz W125 #3 GP Donington 1937, Manfred von Brauchitsch

CMC has replicated the von Brauchitsch car virtually identical to the original.
All parts of the W 125 are pieced together to give a valuable collectors item. The love for details can be seen in the 51 small and 27 larger metal rivets and the laying of the 41 cables and wires.

Technical data of the CMC model:
  1. Model: Precision model hand-assembled
  2. Manufacturer: CMC GmbH, Classic Model Cars, Germany
  3. Scale: 1:18
  4. Item-No.: M-115
  5. Color: silver
  6. Driver: Manfred von Brauchitsch
  7. Parts: more than 900
  8. Limited Edition: 1,000 pcs
Model details:
  • Dashboard of stainless steel with hand brushed marble effect surface
  • Cooler grill of 35 handsoldered stainless steel wires in front of a fine metal mesh
  • Wheels on filigree spokes. Hand mounted steel wires. Authentic tyres
  • Removable engine hood with finely milled slits. Spring loaded locking hooks of steel wire. Milled ventilation slits to the side of the engine compartment
Description of the original vehicle: Mercedes entered four race cars of the type W125 for the Donington Grand Prix of England that took place on October 2nd, 1937.
With starting number 3, von Brauchitsch fought a thrilling battle with Bernd Rosemeyer, who drove an Auto Union Type C. But shortly before the end, von Brauchitsch had to come to a stop in the pit because one of his tires had burst. After that, he was unable to catch up with Bernd Rosemeyer, the winning champion. But still he achieved a worthy 2nd place.

Technical data of the original vehicle:
  1. 8-cylinder-inline-engine, Roots-compressor
  2. Two overhead camshafts
  3. Bore x stroke: 94 x 102 mm
  4. Maximum output: up to 570 hp at 5.800 rpm
  5. Displacement: 5.660 ccm
  6. Topspeed: approx. 320 km/hr
  7. Wheelbase: 2,798 mm
  8. Track front/rear: 1,473 / 1,412 mm
  9. Dry weight: 749 kg
  10. Front wheels with single-wheel suspension and a double wishbone and coil springs
  11. De Dion rear-axle with lengthwise installed torsion bars
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