AutoUnionTypeD1938 In the beginning of the year 1938 the racing team of AutoUnion had to face a difficult situation: The contract with Ferdinand Porsche was cancelled, and Bernd Rosemeyer was killed in an accident in January trying to break the speed world record. Eberan von Eberhorst replaced Ferdinand Porsche as designer. And â€œIl Diavoloâ€œ Tazio Nuvolari could be won as successor for the national hero Rosemeyer. The â€œFlying man from Mantuaâ€ who got his nicknames due to his spectacular...
AutoUnionDType1938 Donington GPNuvolari Old Hairpin
Here he's seen at the foot of the Craner Curves, turnng into the Old Hairpin. This actual bit of track now forms part of the gravel trap at the current corner of the same name - which turns right a hundred yards or so earlier that it did in the 1930s.
AutoUnionTypeD (Undecorated Version 1938) Diecast Model Car
This AutoUnionTypeD (Undecorated Version 1938) Diecast Model Car is Silver and features working steering, suspension, wheels and also opening bonnet with engine. It is made by CMC and is 1:18 scale (approx. 20cm / 7.9in long).
AutoUnionType C Avus Streamliner (1937) Diecast Model Car
This AutoUnionType C Avus Streamliner (1937) Diecast Model Car is Silver and has working wheels and also comes in a display case. It is made by Minichamps and is 1:43 scale (approx. 10cm / 3.9in long).