In the late 1950s and early 1960s, Sweden’s Saabs weren’t the only front wheel-drive, two-stroke, three-cylinder cars that were killing giants in international rallying; West Germany’s DKWs were well established and highly regarded competitors. The three-cylinder engine powering the Auto Union 1000 -an upscale version of the former DKW 3=6– would do double-duty in the Ingolstadt-built 1958-1965 Auto Union 1000 Sp Sports Coupe and 1961-’65 1000 Sp Roadster.

In the late 1950s and early 1960s, Sweden’s Saabs weren’t the only front wheel-drive, two-stroke, three-cylinder cars that were killing giants in international rallying; West Germany’s DKWs were well established and highly regarded competitors. The three-cylinder engine powering the Auto Union 1000 -an upscale version of the former DKW 3=6– would do double-duty in the Ingolstadt-built 1958-1965 Auto Union 1000 Sp Sports Coupe and 1961-’65 1000 Sp Roadster.

1956 BMW 507 Roadster | Series 1 | Grand Touring Convertible | Only 252 were ever produced by BMW from 1956 to 1959

1956 BMW 507 Roadster | Series 1 | Grand Touring Convertible | Only 252 were ever produced by BMW from 1956 to 1959

West German T-birds: Early Auto Union 1000 Sp brochures

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