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 1000 s is regarded by enthusiasts of the marque as the last of the true dkw based cars.
Auto union 1000 coupe. When the f102 was introduced a couple of years later it set the style of future audis despite remaining obstinately two stroke powered. The auto union 1000 sp is a sports car produced by auto union beginning in 1958. Initially branded as the dkw 3 6 upon introduction in 1953 the model was renamed the 1000 coupé by auto union gmbh for the remainder of its production run between 1958 1965.
The company wasn t shy about admitting that the styling was copied from the ford. Audi dkw auto union f94 1000 universal dkw sehr sel. Autres dkw 1000 sp coupe h kennz.
It was the first and in many markets the last model branded as an auto union by the manufacturer since the 1930s. Manual petrol 1960 101 000 km. Despite lacking the ability of its opposition the car remained in production until 1961.
Audi s production would really have to wait until the launch of the c1 chassis in 1968. Prior to that some re badged dkw models wore the audi name but sold only in small numbers. 22 900 i like this car.
This 1960 auto union 1000 sp coupe is currently up for auction on bring a trailer. In 1959 50 models were produced with a 1 280cc two stroke v6 engine. Feel free to also have a look at this great video of a bmw 502 v8 2 6 1963.
It was renovated a decade ago by the previous owner who cared for it lovingly until due to age limits he decided to sell it in february 2016. 5 000 coupes and 1 640 convertibles were produced between 1958 and 1965. But there was no denying that the 1000sp looked like a 1950s car in a 1960s world.
The auto union 1000 special fissore that we present was registered in bologna on 10 26 1960 and had various owners all identifiable from the historical extract of the car. It s an extremely rare vehicle imported from germany from the brand that would later turn into audi. The auto union 1000 is a luxury compact front wheel drive automobile manufactured by auto union gmbh between 1958 and 1965.
But the market was changing and auto union launched the very pretty 1000sp coupe and convertible. This 1959 auto union 1000 coupé is powered by a 981cc two stroke three cylinder and was reportedly restored by a previous owner prior to the selling dealer s purchase five years ago. Manual petrol 1959 39 779 km.