Horch, or full name A. Horch & Co. was a German automaker. The company was founded in 1899 by August Horch in Cologne, and the factories and the headquarters moved to Zwickau in Saxony in 1904. It officially disappeared in 1956. Embodied in the model of worship Horch, 4-cylinder, it was produced from 1905 to 1926.
With this car, the first equipped with an overhead valve engine that Stoss, a lawyer in Zwickau won one of the most prestigious international races at the time, the Herkomer in 1906. August Horch was forced from the outset the philosophy of the brand. “I have tried in all circumstances, to build only cars sound and quality, that was his motto. Horch brand remained tied to his name as long as it existed.