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Grand Prix Race Cars from 1934

This set contains the four most successful race cars from the 1934 grand prix year:
the Alfa Romeo P3 - red
the Auto Union Type A (today known as Audi) - silver
the Mercedes W25 - silver
the Bugatti Type 59 - blue.

The Mercedes-Benz W25, one of the "silver arrows" won four major races in 1934. Engine: M25 supercharged front-engine, longitudinally mounted, 3400cc. MAX Speed: 300 km/h (186 mph).

The Alfa Romeo P3 was first genuine single-seat Grand Prix racing car. Engine: Front mounted, Alfa Romeo, Straight-8 (two straight 4 blocks), Twin Roots Superchargers, 2905 cc. MAX speed: around 270 km/h (170 mph).

The Bugatti Type 59, only six or seven of them were constructed and used throughout the 1934 season, but they often fell well behind the German Auto Unions and Mercedes Benzs. Engine: Front mounted, Longitudinal V8, 3257 cc. MAX speed: 250 km/h (155 mph).

The Auto Union Type A were developed and built by a specialist racing department of Horch works in Zwickau. Engine: Rear mounted, V16 4358 cc. MAx speed: 280 km/h (174 mph).

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