Introduced in 1912 by engineer and Audi founder,
August Horch, the Type C was the third Audi model, officially known as Audi 14/35
hp. Available as a touring vehicle or a limousine, the vehicle’s handling and
performance made it popular with the German people, and it was a commercial success.
This fine silver coin is dated 2002.
A total of 1,116 cars were produced. The type C is regarded as one of
Horch’s best and most sophisticated constructions. In fact, it took home three
consecutive victories at the Austrian Alpine Rally, one the time’s toughest
long-distance races, between 1912 and 1914. It featured a four cylinder in-line
engine with a displacement of 3,564 cc, with a maximum output of 35 PS (26 kW;
35 hp) at 1800 rpm. The Type C had a maximum speed of 56 MPH.