By the late 50s mercedes benz had acquired 88 of auto union shares. After much research i finally secured a 1963 auto union variant 1000s through the dkw owners club.
Really fun isn t it.
Dkw auto union 1000s ersatzteile. It replaced the paradoxically named dkw 3 6 although the latter continued in production reassuringly now branded as the dkw 900 for another year. It was the first and in many markets the last model branded as an auto union by the manufacturer since the 1930s. Antikweiss and graphitgrau for the roof to be precise.
The swedish climate without salt on the roads has ensured the underside is also in good condition. The last european built auto union 1000 and 1000s models were produced in july 1963 and the dkw f102 was presented as a replacement model in september 1963 although volume production of 2 door. You want to buy a dkw 1000 classic car.
7 offers for classic dkw 1000 for sale and other classic cars on classic trader. With its torquey high revving engine and four wheel independent suspension transverse leaf spring up front and trailing arms at the rear the 3 6 and the 1000 showed their worth in european touring car racing in the late 1950s. Profile with specs photos videos and car info.
Dkw auto union project this blog is an archive of dkw related articles manuals brochures and posts. See also dkw racing in this website for more details about car and motorcycle competion sucesses. Delivered new in sweden and driving around there until a few weeks ago.
A beautiful dkw auto union 1000s from 1963 in the original colour white with a grey roof. The auto union 1000 is a luxury compact front wheel drive automobile manufactured by auto union gmbh between 1958 and 1965. It also covers east german successor marques such as ifa awz wartburg sachsenring mz and iwl.
The auto union 1000 had outright victory in the 1958 safari and 1959 acropolis rallies and an f12 came third in the 2015 monte carlo historique rally. All models and versions. The car is 57 years old.
The dkw f102 is a car that was produced initially by german manufacturer auto union gmbh and later by volkswagenwerk ag after volkswagen acquired the auto union brands from daimler benz ag in 1964. Having concluded the deal with the gentleman who had owned the car for the previous 11 years i flew to southampton picked it up from portsmouth then drove back to edinburgh on the same day a challenging 12 hour journey but the car performed faultlessly. The smart and forward thinking dkw was manufactured within the titanic auto union group makers of some of the finest racing cars the world has ever seen.
Dkw auto union 1000 homepage on autoviva.