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- Kenner fahren DKW -
Features:  One of the first manufacturers to successfully use two stroke, two,
three, four and six cylinder engines.
The two stroke three cylinder engines have only seven moving parts and no valves!
One of the first manufacturers to successfully switch to front wheel drive in 1932!
One of the first manufacturers to successfully use transverse engines in 1932!
DKW is also known for it's fuel saving Free Wheeling System!
One of the first manufacturers to successfully use permanent four wheel drive on
the Munga utility vehicle in 1956!

Auto Union & DKW has a Chat Group at the following address:

DKW in Monte Carlo Rally

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Pictures of DKW Events
& Calendar Pictures
Last update: 11/07/2015

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Auto Union 1000-Sp
DKW 3=6 & 1000 & Audi

Last update: 05/06/2014 

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DKW F-5 to F-102, Utilities & Racing

Last update: 21/03/2015 

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"To Hell and Back"
with five DKW's
and one Land Rover

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"Boet Ferreira"
1937 DKW F-7
Special Racing Car

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DKW Racing Legends
Coenrad Spamer &
Sarel van der Merwe

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DKW, Auto Union & Audi
Features, Highlights &
Technical Specifications

Last update: 04 05/2003

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DKW, Auto Union
& Audi History

Last update: 4/3/2001

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DKW, Auto Union & Audi
Racing History

Photo: Gregor Schulz

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DKW Motorcycles
in South Africa

Last update: 27/02/2002

International DKW Gems

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DKW Enzmann
Last update: 02/01/2012

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DKW in 
Monte Carlo Rally

Last update: 22/06/2003

Last update: 15/12/2008

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Kurt Sauter was very successful building DKW Sports & Race Cars in Switzerland and also racing them from 1948 to 1953 with great success at Nürnburgring, Avus, Bern , Maloya and many others.

News Reporter

DKW / Auto Union now has a Chat Group at the following address:

1957 DKW's feature in the Goodwood Classic Race 2002

Story of the 1957 South African DKW for the Goodwood Revival

1957 South African DKW for Goodwood Classic Race

We will shortly provide a report on how a DKW team is doing exceptionally
well every year beating most of their competition at the Monte Carlo Classic Rally!

DKW Salvages Mercedes Benz

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You can always rely on a DKW!
This DKW was recently observed coming to the rescue of
a Mercedes Benz in the Northern Suburbs of Cape Town!!

NEW V-6 2-stroke DKW Engine

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Did you know that a 2-stroke V-6 engine was developed for
additional power in 1960 by combining two 3-cylinder engines.

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Did you kow that in 1937 these cars
were also racing in South Africa?

Audi Racing Team from Europe in SA

Did you know that the Audi Racing Team arrived in South Africa on
27th January 1997 with European Saloon car Racing Champion
Emanuele Pirro for extensive testing and preparation of their new
Audi A4 Supertouring front wheel drive car at Kyalami, Johannesburg,
as the Audi four wheel drive car was no longer permitted to participate
in all the big European races.

Audi Shows off Auto Union's V16 Racing Legend

At the 1999 Goodwood Festival of speed, Audi showed off an exact
copy of the famous AVUS Auto Union V16 Silver Racing legend, which
was meticiously re-created by Crosthwait & Gardiner in England.
This streamlined version of the famous Auto Union racing cars held
numerous World Records in 1937, among which was the fastest racing
lap of 276Km/h, the Flying Kilometer of 406Km/h.

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After successful tests on the racing circuit by Audi racing driver
Emanuele Pirro the car is now on display at the DKW/Audi Car
Museum in Ingoldstadt, Germany.

Audi funds Zwickau Auto Museum

Ingolstadt, Germany, April 24 (Bloomberg) -- Audi AG, the luxury car
unit of Volkswagen AG, gave 13 million marks ($7.1 million) to the
eastern German city of Zwickau to found an automotive museum, the
German daily Die Welt reported. The city was once home to several
German car and car parts suppliers, including Horch, DKW and
Wanderer, which were eventually merged into Auto Union, Audi's
predecessor. The investment comes on the 100th anniversary of the
first Horch automobile, Audi's 90th birthday and the 50th anniversary
of Audi's relocation to Ingolstadt from Zwickau, the paper reported.

DKW & Auto Union Links in South Africa

Contact: Auto Union Club of South Africa

Contact: DKW Owners Club of South Africa

DKW Page in South Africa

Howick DKW Page in South Africa

International DKW,
Auto Union & Audi Links
Please note that while we are providing the links on our WebPages
for your convenience, we take no responsibility for the content
thereof, as we have no influence over these linked pages.

DKW in Argentinia  <>  DKW Club of Sweden 

DKW Owners Club UK  <>  Belgium DKW Club

Australian DKW Register  <>  Audi R8 Racing  <>  Microcars

DKW Club in Russia   <>  Swiss DKW Club

DKW Model Info & Pics from Germany

DKW Puma in Brazil   <>  DKW Club Nederland

DKW History - Germany   <>   DKW in Brazil

DKW Vemag Pictures from Brazil   <>   DKW Metal Signs

List of DKW Clubs   <>   DKW/Audi Museum - Germany

DKW Vemag Brasil   <>   German DKW Pages - Mobilitaeten

History of DKW Vemag  <>  DKW in Brazil   <>  DKW in Germany

DKW, Audi, Wanderer, Horch & NSU site in Holland

DKW Club of America   <>  1967 Puma DKW GT

Auto Union Veteranen Club Germany   <>  DKW Pictures

DKW Club of France   <>  Australian DKW Register

DKW in Argentinia   <>  DKW in New Zealand

Auto Union Racing Car Gallery   <>  DKW's Messageboard

DKW MUNGA Pictures   <>  DKW MUNGA Information in Germany

Audi 100 Coupe S, 43, 100, 200   <>  Audi 60, 90, Coupe & F102

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