The Steyr XXX or Steyr 30 is an upper middle-class car that the Steyr-Werke A.G launched as successor of the Steyr model XX in the year 1930. The car was designed by Ferdinand Porsche, however when presented at the Paris Motor Show in October 1930 he had already left the Steyr Cars Manufacturer.
The car had a front mounted 6-cylinder inline engine which had a rear wheel drive and a 4-speed gearbox. The front wheels were fixed to rigid axles and has longitudinal leaf springs. The rear swing axle had a transverse leaf spring. By 1932, exactly 2200 of the standard version – also called 8/40PS – had been produced. On 1932, 343 units of the identical Steyr 30E, Steyr 130 or 8/38PS were manufactured.
Equally identical was the Steyr 30 Tye 45 Taxameter, a Taxi / Driven limousine version offered from 1930 to 1933, of which 666 units were built.
Year of manufacture: 1931.
Power: 40horse power
Engine: 6cylinder, with 2078cc.
maximum speed: 95 km/h, or 59mph.
price ex London in 1930: £600