Mercedes-Benz W196 1954


Mercedes-Benz W196 1954


Mercedes-Benz W196 1954

  • Origin Germany
  • Engine 2,496 cc, straight-six
  • Top speed 186 mph (299 km/h)

Mercedes-Benz returned to Formula 1 with a complex spaceframe chassis, desmodromic valves, and fuel injection. The W196 gave race driver Juan Manuel Fangio two world titles.