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Maybach DS8 Zeppelin


type 4/5S DHC
doors 2

Engine information

Bore × stroke 92.00 mm × 100.00 mm 3.62 in × 3.94 in
Cylinders V-12 in 60.0° ve
Displace 7.9 litre 7922 cc (483.43 cu in)
Engine type OHV
Valves 2 valves per cylinder | 24 valves in total
Engine construction
Compression ratio 6.30:1
Fuel system 2 So carbs
Maximum power 202.8 PS (200.0 bhp) (149.1 kW) @ 3200 rpm
0-50 mph
0-60 mph
0-100 mph
0-100 km/h
80 - 120 km/h
402 m (Quarter mile)
Standing km
Top speed
Fuel consumption
CO2 emissions
Power to weight ratio 71.43 bhp/ton
Specific output
Maximum torque
Specific torque
Maximum rpm
Code DS 8
Main bearings 8
Coolant Water
Bore / stroke ratio 0.92
Unitary capacity 660.17 cc/cylinder
Aspiration Normal
Compressor type N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N

Dimensions and weight

wheelbase 3735 mm
wheelbase 147 in
Length (milimeters) 5520 mm
Length (inches) 217.3 in
Width (milimeters) 1820 mm
Width (inches) 71.7 in
Height (milimeters) 1900 mm
Height (inches) 74.8 in
L:W ratio 1.48
Ground clearance (milimeters)
Ground clearance (inches)
Kerb weight (kilograms) 2800 kg
Kerb weight (pounds) 6173 lb
Weight distribuiton
Fuel capacity (litres)
Fuel capacity (UK Ga)
Fuel capacity (US Gal)


Drag coefficient
Frontal area


Engine location Front
Engine alignment Longitudinal
Drive RWD
Steering worm & nut
Turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Wheels 7.5 x 20
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr-S
Brake ∅
Braked area
Transmission 5M
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio

General information

RAC rating 63.0
Number made
Model code
Model family
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available

Manual Download

Download 1930 Maybach DS8 Zeppelin PDF Manual
Designer unknown
Year 1930

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