The Hanomag 6/32 PS Type 15 was a mid-size car built in 1933 by the Hanoverian automobile manufacturer Hanomag.More
The Hanomag 6/32 PS Type 15 was a mid-size car built in 1933 by the Hanoverian automobile manufacturer Hanomag.
The car had a four-cylinder OHV in-line engine with a capacity of 1½ litre and a power output of 30 HP at 3000 RPMs. It rendered and forwarded its power through a 4-speed gearbox to the rear wheels. The car had a U-section pressed steel frame with a cross beam and two rigid axles, which were suspended on semi-elliptic leaf springs, and was available as a 2- or 4-seater convertible or 2- or 4-door sedan (the latter without B-pillars).
In 1934, the car featured a low-profile box frame, independent front suspension with transverse leaf springs front and a more modern all-steel body in Ambi-Budd's "Jupiter" form. It was renamed to Hanomag Rekord Type 15 K. The 4-door sedan got back its B-pillar, and in addition, the vehicle was now offered as a roadster (only in 1934) and a jeep (in 1936).
As of 1936, the Hanomag Diesel Rekord Type D 19 was fitted with a 4-cylinder pre-chamber diesel engine (1900 CC). The car was ready by February 1936, coinciding with the Mercedes-Benz 260 D, and was presented at the Berlin Motor Show. It was among the first production cars with a diesel engine, but was not immediately available. It was then sold as a 2- or 4-door sedan and a 2-seater convertible. Because of the electrical energy needed for the glow plug, the voltage was increased to 12 volts.
From 1939 the car was dubbed the Hanomag Diesel Type 19 K and retained the name until production ended in 1940. A total of 1075 examples were made.Less
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