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Transcript of Mercedes-Benz
The worlds first automobile
Benz Patent-Motorwagen 1886
- Engine manufacturer
- Race cars for Emil Jellinek
- Mercedes Models
- Emil Jellinek
- DMG and Benz Merge
- Birth of Mercedes Benz
- Found in 1926
- based in Stuttgart, Germany
- The star represents "on land, on water and in the air.
- Named after Jellinek's daughter
- Began the Mercedes line of cars
- Made for Emil Jellinek
The touring Limosine
The 16 hp Daimler Phoenix Car
Racing interests and WWII (1926-1946)
- Continued designing and revolutionizing race car designs.
SSK Racing car
500k Grand touring
- Made the worlds first Diesel production car.
MB 260 D
- Fully devoted itself for military manufacturing in 1940
Mercedes Benz 770
Adolf Hitler seen in a 770
- Mercedes-Benz was back in business right after the war ended.
- participated in Grand prix motor racing in 1930's alongside Auto Union.
Mercedes-Benz in Formula 1
- F1 established in 1950.
- Mercedes-Benz debuted in 1954
- Juan Manuel Fangio and Sir Stirling Moss (1954-1955)
Juan Manuel Fangio
Fangio's Silver Arrow
Sir Stirling Moss
- Mercedes withdrew from
autosport until 2010 but left
behind the legacy of the
- Designed some of the world's best cars.
- Birth of the SL Class meaning
or super lightweight.
- Use of early fuel injection systems.
Mercedes 300SL AKA Gullwing
The modern Era
- MB has the oldest automobile manufacturing plant in world.
- Among the first to take CO2 emissions into
- Pioneering technology with inventions like Cruise
control (1975), Electronic stability program ESP
(1995) and Fuel cell technology (2006).
- Mercedes-Benz Mclaren program (2003-2009)
- Leader in future innovations
Gaggenau Plant Est. 1894
MB SLR Mclaren
G force Concept
MB AMG Vision GT concept
- BMW: Bavarian Motor Works
- Founded in 1916
- Based in Munich, Bavaria, Germany
- Emerged from Rapp Motorenwerke (1913) after WWI
Bmw Dixi, First car by BMW
Bmw IVa: set the world altitude record in 1919
- Began Producing motorcycles in 1923
- Followed by Automobiles in 1928
- Built Cars on the Dixi Model up until now.
- Designed it`s first car the AM-1
- Started producing 6 cylinder cars
Early years & WWII
BMW 328 Roadster
BMW 335 Saloon
- War emphasized on manufacture of products required
for war efforts.
- Concentrated mainly on aircraft engines. Automobile
- Produced some of the most powerful and technologically advanced aero engines
BMW 003 Jet Engine
BMW R75 Sahara
- Most factories bombed to rubble
- Eastern German plants taken over by Soviets
- Banned to produce motor vehicles by Allies
- Forced to make pots and pans
- Allowed by US to make motorcycles in 1947.
- 3 different approaches taken for manufacturing
1951 331 Prototype
The 502 V8 super
The third crisis and path to success
- The toll of the war still affected BMW and it`s production.
- Was in debt and losing money in 1959 with plans to sell.
- Quandt group took over.
- BMW 700 had just been released with the 1500 and later the 1600 and 1800 models were produced.
- BMW back on it`s feet.
- Acquired Hans Glas GmbH and the Rover Group later on
-Acquired Rolls Royce in 1998
BMW 635 CSI
- Among the first to mass produce all electric cars.
- Use extreme techniques for body work
- More enviromentally friendly cars
- Extreme designs
BMW I8 Plug in Hybrid
The Gina concept
- Founded by Enzo Ferrari in 1929 as Scuderia Ferrari (Ferrari Stable) funded by Alfa
- Based in Maranello, Italy
- Known for participation in
racing ie. Formula 1
- Road cars a symbol of Speed, Luxury and Wealth.
Alfa Romeo 20-30 ES
- Left Alpha Romeo
- First road car built in 1947
- Won the First Grand Prix in 1951
- The Great walkout.
- Ford`s offer to buy.
Ferrari 250 GTO
Ferrari 250 LM
- Scuderia Ferrari has competed continuously in F1 since it`s inception.
- First victory in 1951.
- Supplies other teams with Formula 1 cars.
- Use F1 technology for road cars.
Ferrari 125 F1 1951
Ferrari 246 F1 1958
Ferrari F1/86 1986
Road Cars and future
- Known for making extreme road going sports cars.
- Symbol of speed, luxury and wealth.
- Utilize F1 technology in road cars.
- Main rivalries with Lamborghini and Porsche.
- Concept and special cars
Ferrari 458 Italia
Ferrari 250 GTO
- Found on Dec 1st,1914 in
- Based in Modena, Italy.
- Found by the 4 Maserati brothers.
- Rich racing history, designed 4,6,8 and 16 cylinder race cars.
Fountain of Neptune
The Maserati brothers
Racing history & development
- Maserati Spark Plugs help SVA plane fly, Helped in WWI.
- The type 26, first car to support Maserati name
- Maserati sets world record with V4 at 246.069km/h in 1926.
The SVA Plane
The type 26
The V4 16 Cylinder
- The brothers left
- Adolfo Orsi Began
plans for 1st road car.
- Beginning of some of the most beautiful body work.
1967 Maserati Ghibli
Maserati 3500 GT
Changes in ownership and Future of Maserati
- Orsi ownership lasted till 1971 when Citroen took over.
- Citroen declares bankruptcy in 1975.
- Alejandro De Tomaso (former racer) took control in 1975.
- The Bi-turbo marked the beginning of a new adventure.
- Successfully saved Maserati but building credibility was destroyed.
- Fiat took over in 1993, sold to Ferrari in 1997 and merged with Alfa Romeo in 2005 both of which are owned by Fiat.
- Overall Maserati was returned to former glory under Fiat management and Ferrari's professionalism.
Maserati Bi Turbo
Maserati Gran Turismo
Maserati Levante 2014
- Founded on 28th May 1937.
- Found by the Nazi trade union on orders from Adolf Hitler.
- Main purpose was to design a car for the people thus the name Volkswagen meaning "peoples car"
-Building of the first factory started in 1938 in Wolfsburg.
The original KDF Wagen Factory
Initial designs 1930
Production & WWII
- Designs were finalized and production began.
- War broke in 1939.
- Production concentration shifted.
- The Kübelwagen was born.
- Most common war time VW vehicle.
Launch of the beetle 1938
Hitlers 49th birthday present
"5 Marks a week you must put aside, if in your car you want to ride."
Post War and future of VW
- Fell under control of British Army, Major Ivan Hurst.
- Restarted beetle production.
- 1000 cars a month by 1946.
- Offered to Ford for free.
- Icon for west German regeneration
- Heinrich Nordhoff took management.
- Expanded into US and Canada.
- Sold 16 million beetles breaking Ford's record.
- Model range expansion
- Took over Auto Union and NSU Motorenworke AG, Brought Audi back from the dead.
- Audi helped pave the way for newer models.
- Modernized cars and slowly joined mainstream.
- Currently offers 20 different models.
VW XL1 Concept
The Bulli Concept
VW type 1 Cabriolet
VW T 1
VW Polo 1
WORLDWIDE DELIVERIES OF THE GROUP’S MOST SUCCESSFUL MODELS IN 2011
- Found on the 30th October 1963
- Found by Ferruccio Lamborghini
- Based in Sant'Agata Bolognese, Italy.
- Was aimed to compete with Ferrari.
- Not affected by either of the wars.
Beginning of a legend
- Specifically designed as road cars.
- Birth of the legendary V12 engine in 1963
- Debut at the Turin Motor show 1963
- The debuted car was redesigned for production
The 350 GTV
Lamborghini 350 GT
Expansion and setting standards
- 350GT replaced by the 400GT and Miura
- Miura Set standards for mid-engined cars.
- The most popular Lamborghini the Espada.
- Financial crisis and beginning of many ownership changes.
- Chrysler take over in 1987
- Diablo released in 1990 making it the worlds
fastest car in production.
- Briefly owned by an Indonesian company and sold to Audi in 1998.
- Back on track.
Extreme design Language
- Mostly known for it's extreme designs and
- Design one- offs and limited cars
- Founded in 1909 in the then German city of Molsheim
- Found by Italian born Ettore Buggati
- Known for they're design beauty and race victories.
- Ettore was from a family of artists.
- Know for level of detail in engineering and the artistic way in which designs were executed.
- Won the first ever Monaco grand prix
- Type 35 the most successful race car of all time with over 2000 wins.
- Got involved in making racer planes without success
- Jean Buggati died in 1939.
- Heavily affected by WWII, Factory in Molsheim left in ruins.
- New factory planned with new models but Ettore died 1947.
- Gave importance to small details
- Concerns about the weight "Weight was the enemy"
Type 56 Electric
Type 41 Royale
Buggati GP Type 251
- Revived in 1987.
- Introduction of the EB 110.
- Recession hit causing bankruptcy.
- Volkswagen AG takes over in 1998.
- Starts production of the Veyron in 2005.
Ettore Bugatti Concept
- Founded in Stuttgart, Germany in 1932.
- Founded by Ferdinand Porsche.
- Initially a automobile development consulting firm.
Württemberg coat of arms
WWII and emergence as a Automobile producer
- Designing the Beetle and Kubelwagen.
- Chairman of the board of management.
- Tank designs and Elefant destroyer.
- Porsche 64 developed in 1939 from the beetle
Porsche Tiger Prototype
Porsche Tank Destroyer
- Ferdinand Porsche imprisoned for 20 months.
- Made his comeback with the 1952 356, regarded as the first Porsche.
- Success in motor racing.
- 1963 the 911 is born with a 6 cylinder boxer engine
- Porsche defined by the 911.
Porsche 904 1965
Porsche 911 Classic
- Company went public in 1972,
- Introduction of the 928.
- Evolution of the 911.
- Partnership with VW and Toyota.
- Introduction of the Cayenne.
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