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Old 12-05-2010, 09:25 PM   #133 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by some_other_dave View Post
Minor quibble: The Auto Union cars used V16 engines with a fairly narrow angle (60 degrees, I believe), with a supercharger. They ran a surprisingly low red-line (4000 RPM?) in part so the engines could last a little longer between rebuilds.

I believe the M-B racers were inline engines, though.

-soD
Yep they were 45 degree engines, thought they were opposed.

I think MB used both inlines and some V8s later.

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Mech
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