Mercedes Gasified Cars

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Mercedes Gasified Cars

Like most gasifier vehicles the range of Mercedes gasified cars appeared during the Second World War. Mercedes appears in history around 1926 under Daimler-Benz, but origins seem to go back to the Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft’s 1901 Mercedes and Karl Benz’s 1886 Benz Patent-Motorwagen. Mercedes-Benz’s slogan is “Das Beste oder nichts” (English: “The best or nothing”). So one would imagine thate Mercedes gasified cars were no different.

Mercedes Gasified Cars

1943 Mercedes fitted with gasifier, from museum in Ladenburg, Germany.

mercedes gasified car

Mercedes with gasifier from a museum in Holland

Berlin, Pkw mit Holzgasantrieb

MercedesWood_Gasifier_1937

The Merecedes  Benz L1500 truck utility is a 1937 model fitted with a gasifier.

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