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Two-stroke beauty: 1956 DKW F93 3=6 Cabrio

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3=6, in its original meaning, means that a three cylinder, two stroke engine is the equivalent of a six cylinder, four stroke engine. Actually that’s not false, especially if you hear the sound that these engines produce. This car is … Continue reading

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Emoticon on wheels: 1954 DKW F89 L “Schnellaster”

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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 … Continue reading

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Those sweet eyes: 1953 DKW F91 Sonderklasse Cabriolet

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We featured another car of the same series few months ago (see related), but then it was a two door sedan version. This one is the more seducent cabriolet which is also much scarcer as well. Indeed it’s the first … Continue reading

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Iron-side: 1953 DKW Barchetta

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This barchetta is said to have been built on a DKW in 1953, but the seller doesn’t specify on what model nor who built it. As a 1953 car, it should be based on a DKW 3=6, but in the … Continue reading

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The other bug: 1954 DKW 3-6 Auto Union F91 Meisterklasse

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3=6 was the equation used by DKW to explain that, because of its two stroke engine and so, twice as many power impulses as a four stroke, the 896 c.c. inline-three sounds – and feels – like an inline-six engine. … Continue reading

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