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A filling station on the German "autobahn" at the end of the Thirties: A Horch 853 Sport-Cabriolet (1935 - 1940) is having its tank filled with the petrol (gasoline) and benzene mixture that was in use at that time

1,024 examples of this elegant Horch were built. It had a straight-eight engine that developed 100 hp at 3400 rpm (from 1937 onwards, 120 hp at 3600 rpm) and a top speed of 135 km/h. The fuel tank held 95 litres and the fuel consumption was in the region of 25 litres per 100 kilometres.

Image No: HI020013
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