1937 BMW 325

Here are a few facts:

Fulltime 4WD, 3 differentials, three differential locks, for wheel steering, independent suspension on all four wheels, I-6 with 50HP @ 4000 rpm.

The vehicle is very similar to the Mercedes G5 - not by accident. The German army had ordered all car manufacturers in 1933 to design a "Einheits-Pkw mit Allradantrieb" or LEPKW , a Uniform Passenger Car with 4WD. All manufacturers had to follow identical blueprints and technical layout. Most were built by Stoewer and Hanomag.

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