In 1959 50 models were produced with a 1 280cc two stroke v6 engine. Early on the changes from dkw to auto union consisted mostly of the engine change and the badges but in the summer of 1959 the car was updated with a wraparound windshield and slightly updated styling courtesy of the company s new stylist josef dienst.
Audi auto union 1000 s coupé dkw panoramascheibe.
Auto union 1000. It s an extremely rare vehicle imported from germany from the brand that would later turn into audi. Ihre gemerkten fahrzeuge finden sie auch in ihrer merkliste. It was the first and in many markets the last model branded as an auto union by the manufacturer since the 1930s.
The antithesis of everything that audi stands for today the 1000 s is a small two. It was equipped with a 981cc two stroke 3 cylinder engine producing 55 ps 40 kw. It replaced the paradoxically named dkw 3 6 although the latter continued in production reassuringly now branded as the dkw 900 for another year.
The auto union 1000 sp is a sports car produced by auto union beginning in 1958. Manual petrol 1960 69 084 km. The company s logo the four ring emblem symbolised the unity of the four founding companies.
It s time to fire up those times machines as we re heading back to 1960 to check out this auto union 1000 s. Auto union ag was formed in germany 1932 by four german automobile manufacturers. Auto union 1000 for sale classic driver.
Dkw auto union 1000 sp 1965 a rare survivor of only 1640 examples ever built. 5 000 coupes and 1 640 convertibles were produced between 1958 and 1965. Don t forget to subscribe.
The auto union 1000 is a luxury compact front wheel drive automobile manufactured by auto union gmbh between 1958 and 1965. The auto union 1000 was released in 1958 although the 3 6 remained in production alongside it for some months as the dkw 900. Price on request.
Audi dkw horch and wanderer. This 1960 auto union 1000 sp coupe is currently up for auction on bring a trailer.