From one of my favorite space machine designers, Daniel Simon. Not a cat, but at first glance…
“1937-39 Mercedes T80
With a 44.5 liter V12 engine, 3000hp, Ferdinand Porsche design, and a speed record target at 750km/h ( 470 mph ), this 6-wheeled monster was developed to beat existing British and American records of the time – on a German Autobahn. It never happened. “
4 thoughts on “Not Really a Catamaran”
It was probably a government grant! It takes a lot to attain that speed with conventional fuel, rubber, oil, springs on a conventional road.
They got the shape close to optimal (the front and back need stabilizers).
Porche builders get my respect for durability and performance. I don’t think they build cars by hand anymore for the last 20 years or so.
Do you haven more info about the Porsche?
I might mill one for myself and a copy for you.
Mercedes Museum in Stuttgart.
Do you have more info on the porsche? I will mill a model for you