1912 Audi Type C 14/35 PS Alpensieger

1912 Audi Type C 14/35 PS Alpensieger

August Horch’s third model bearing the Audi name, the Type C, is among his best and most mature designs. The Audi Type C was introduced in 1912. It became popular with the German people and Army, being brought back into production for a couple of years after the war. Its performance, handling and reliability along with rally successes greatly raised Audi’s profile, and the Type C was a commercial success. 1,116 cars were produced. It featured a four cylinder in-line engine with a displacement of 3,564 cc, with a maximum output of 35 PS (26 kW; 35 hp) at 1800 rpm. The Type C had a maximum speed of 90 km/h (56 mph). From 1912 through to 1914, the Audi Type C completed the Austrian Alpine Rally, winning in these three successive years. The Austrian Alpine Rally was one of the most competitive motorsport endurance races of the era. The Audi 14/35 PS Type C Alpensieger The Audi Type C Alpensieger (winner of the Alps: in French) also known as 14/35 is a car of the German Audi brand , built from 1911 The very first competition Audi, she won several times the Austrian Rally of the Alps in 1912 , 1913 and 1914 in the hands of the founder of the brand August Horch , and knows many other sports successes, In production until 1916 , a model is exhibited at the museum “August-Horch” in Zwickau . Propelled by an engine with a displacement of 3.5 L , the Type C develops 35 hp at 1700 rev / min . A 40 hp version is also produced until 1914.

1912 Audi Type C 14/35 PS Alpensieger

 

 

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