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. 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.
Auto union 1000 sp coupe. Auto union 1000 sp coupé. 5 000 coupes and 1 640 convertibles were produced between 1958 and 1965. The auto union dkw 1000sp coupe was joined by a roadster version in 1961.
The stylish modern looks in combination with the fins where the inspiration for the nickname schmalspur thunderbird. After small retouches at the grille the interior and the wheels the car was launched within the. Auto union 1000 sp coupé 1 0 manual 56hp 1963.
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. 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. The auto union 1000 sp appeared in 1958.
Specifications listing with the performance factory data and. In 1961 the coupé version was joined by a cabriolet version. This 1960 auto union 1000 sp coupe is currently up for auction on bring a trailer.
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. It was a sleek two seats sports car based on the auto union 1000 and produced by the stuttgart coachbuilding company baur. In 1958 the first try of the au 1000 two seater coupé was shown to the press.
At concours d élégance paleis het loo 2016 3 years ago. The company wasn t shy about admitting that the styling was copied from the ford. 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 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. It was equipped with a 981cc two stroke 3 cylinder engine producing 55 ps 40 kw. The 1000sp wasn t only pretty on the exterior it had an interior to match.
2 images spotted at top 10 lergökarallyt ängelholm 2014 9 sofiero classic. It s an extremely rare vehicle imported from germany from the brand that would later turn into audi. The auto union 1000 sp is a sports car produced by auto union beginning in 1958.