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Horch 8, Type 305 Pullman Landaulet, 1928


The 8-cylinder inline engine designed by Paul Daimler with two overhead camshafts and upright shaft drive was a unit that was as enormous as it was refined. The decision by the Horch factory to concentrate all production on premium class luxury cars demanded a high standard of quality in the field of technical development and production. The launch of the Horch 305 in December 1927 documented this claim once more.

Engine: 8-cylinder in line
Displacement: 3,378 cc
Power: 65 hp at 3,200 rpm
Maximum speed: 100 km/h
Fuel consumption: 17 litres/100 km
Price: 12,900 Reichsmarks
Series: 1927-1928
Production: 1,698 cars