The 290th Mercedes model debuted at the auto show in Berlin in 1933and denoted the further development of the brand and the emergence of a two-hundredth modelat that time. The figure in the name of the model was the designation of enginevolume (almost 2.9L).
Then, a year later, a longer version of the 290th model appeared with an engine of 68 horsepower instead of 60. At the same time, the speed was also at the limit of 100-110 kilometers per hour.
In both cars there was the same version of the transmission, and only in 1937 4-speed gearbox already appeared in both models instead of the previous one with3 gears.
As for the front suspension, it was a transverse version of the spring, where there were upper levers and springs. As for the rear part, it was a split bridge with 4 springs and a blockage, which is equally in all Mercedes.
Sindelfingen was engaged in the manufacture of the bodyfor the 290th model, as well as the Mercedes plant itself. Both variants of the chassis were of the same body type set, including the tourenwagen, cabriolets of categories A, B, C, D, F, closed versions. Specialized atelier of the time were also involved in the car body design.
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