The interior was well finished with a variety of chrome accents an almost monumental steering wheel in ivory or black colored plastic elaborate dials and switches full carpetting and adjustable front seats. The stylish modern looks in combination with the fins where the inspiration for the nickname schmalspur thunderbird.
In 1958 the first try of the au 1000 two seater coupé was shown to the press.
Auto union 1000 sp coupe. Power is supplied by a two stroke 1 litre naturally aspirated 3 cylinder powerplant that provides power and torque figures of 55 bhp 56 ps 41 kw at 4500 rpm and 93 n m 69 lb ft 9 5 kgm at 3500 rpm respectively. Auto union 1000 sp coupé 1 0 manual 56hp 1963. It was a sleek two seats sports car based on the auto union 1000 and produced by the stuttgart coachbuilding company baur.
The auto union 1000 sp coupé is a coupé with 2 doors and a front mounted engine which delivers its power to the front wheels. The auto union 1000 sp is a sports car produced by auto union beginning in 1958. After small retouches at the grille the interior and the wheels the car was launched within the.
2 images spotted at top 10 lergökarallyt ängelholm 2014 9 sofiero classic. Specs datasheet with technical data and performance data plus an analysis of the direct market competition of auto union 1000 sp roadster in 1964 the model with 2 door roadster body and line 3 981 cm3 59 7 cui engine size 40 5 kw 55 ps 54 hp din of power 101 nm 74 lb ft of torque 4 speed manual powertrain for europe. In 1961 the coupé version was joined by a cabriolet version.
The auto union 1000 sp appeared in 1958. It s an extremely rare vehicle imported from germany from the brand that would later turn into audi. Specifications listing with the performance factory data and.
On car info you can scroll through 2 images and look at specifications and statistics of auto union 1000 sp coupé 1 0 manual 56hp 1963. In the mid 50s the technician chief of auto union went to the design team and wanted a coupé with a design like a bomb. The auto union dkw 1000sp coupe was joined by a roadster version in 1961.
This 1960 auto union 1000 sp coupe is currently up for auction on bring a trailer. The 1000sp wasn t only pretty on the exterior it had an interior to match. 5 000 coupes and 1 640 convertibles were produced between 1958 and 1965.
At concours d élégance paleis het loo 2016 3 years ago. American cars were en vogue and so the team was inspired by the all new 1955 ford thunderbird. In 1959 50 models were produced with a 1 280cc two stroke v6 engine.
It was equipped with a 981cc two stroke 3 cylinder engine producing 55 ps 40 kw. Auto union 1000 sp coupé. The company wasn t shy about admitting that the styling was copied from the ford.