Never seen before: 1955 DKW / IFA F8 Cabriolet Export by Gläser

There are no errors in the title of the article: this is a 1955 car even though it clearly looks like a car conceived in the 1930s. And there is a reason for this apparent inconsistency. The reason is simple: this is in fact a car from the late 1930s built by the DKW-Audi group… Read More Never seen before: 1955 DKW / IFA F8 Cabriolet Export by Gläser

Emoticon on wheels: 1954 DKW F89 L “Schnellaster”

The DKW F89L had the precursor layout to the contemporary van: front-wheel drive, transverse engine, flat floor, and multi-configurable seating. It also has a face which looks like the “Grimacing Face” emoticon on your Whatsapp app. The funny thing is that the name “Schnellaster” should mean something like “Speedster”. Differently from its direct competitor, the VW bus,… Read More Emoticon on wheels: 1954 DKW F89 L “Schnellaster”