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Horch 8, Type 303 Phaeton, 1927


One of Germany‘s first eight-cylinder models! In the autumn of 1926 Horch presented the most magnificent example of German engine technology to date. The inline eightcylinder engine with double overhead camshafts was designed by Paul Daimler, Gottlieb Daimler‘s son. Even the most basic version of this model, an open tourer, rated among the top luxury vehicles in Germany. An impressive 8,490 of these double-camshaft engines were built before production came to an end in 1931.

Engine: 8-cylinder in-line, 4-stroke
Displacement: 3,132 cc
Power: 60 hp at 3,200 rpm
Maximum speed: 62 mph
Consumption: 14 mpg
Price: 11,900 Reichsmarks
Series: 1926–1927
Production: 1,471 cars

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