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Segment: Roadster & Convertible

Despite having appeared one decade prior to the the Spohn-styled "Ponton", the cabrio had a slightly more balanced construction.

Based on the same pre-war chassis, the car was built in such a way o avoid any flaws such as the strange fender-wheel alignment seen on the Ponton. In this respect, the wide fenders and door sills were narrowed and the spare wheel side mount was relocated inside the car, right next to the engine, having been covered by a vented door. Engine access was made from above through a split gull-wing style hood while the rear end was elongated to match the size of the car's nose which accommodate the large 6-straight 3.8 L petrol unit.

MAYBACH Typ SW 38 "Stromlinien Cabriolet" by Spohn 1937 - 1938 4 Photos
MAYBACH Typ SW 38 "Stromlinien Cabriolet" by Spohn (1937 - 1938)MAYBACH Typ SW 38 "Stromlinien Cabriolet" by Spohn (1937 - 1938)MAYBACH Typ SW 38 "Stromlinien Cabriolet" by Spohn (1937 - 1938)MAYBACH Typ SW 38 "Stromlinien Cabriolet" by Spohn (1937 - 1938)
MAYBACH Typ SW 38 "Stromlinien Cabriolet" by Spohn 1937 - 1938
  1 gasoline engine
  • 3.8

MAYBACH Typ SW 38 "Stromlinien Cabriolet" by Spohn 3.8

ENGINE SPECS  –  3.8
Cylinders
L6
Displacement
3815 cm3
Power
103 KW @ 4000 RPM
140 HP @ 4000 RPM
138 BHP @ 4000 RPM
Fuel System
Carburetors
Fuel
Gasoline
PERFORMANCE SPECS
Top Speed
93 mph (150 km/h)
TRANSMISSION SPECS
Drive Type
Rear Wheel Drive
Gearbox
Sequential, 4 Speed
BRAKES SPECS
Front
Drums
Rear
Drums
TIRES SPECS
Tire Size
7.00-17
DIMENSIONS
Width
72.8 in (1849 mm)
Front/rear Track
56.7/58.3 in (1,440/1,481 mm)
Wheelbase
144.9 in (3680 mm)
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