Tampa Bay Automobile Museum Collection
   
Mercedes 130H
   
Country: Germany
Production Years: 1934 - 1935
Number Produced: 4298

130H Modified

This is a car from 1934, a model 130 H by Daimler Benz. The car was modified in the fifties (or later) to accommodate a driver with very short legs. The hood is from a Volkswagen.

The 130 H was the right choice as a rear engine gave the possibility to move forward the seat and the dashboard. It was a very well done and we are actively researching the history of this car.

We bought the Mercedes a few years ago from a movie studio in Los Angeles, and we imagine that this car was modified for a "Little Person" who was possibly an actor.

Any information on the origin of the body modifications of this car is welcomed.

Alain A. Cerf
Tampa Bay Automobile Museum
May 2015
acerf@polypack.com

 
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