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DKW Monza specs

Car type Coupe
Curb weight 780 kg (1720 lbs)
Introduced 1956
Origin country Germany
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Performance

0 - 100 kph20.0 s
Top speed140 kph (87 mph)

Powertrain specs

Engine type 2stroke 3cyl
Displacement 0.9 l (55 ci)
Power 40 ps (39 bhp / 29 kw)
Power / liter 44 ps (44 hp)
Power / weight 51 ps (51 bhp) / t
Transmission 3 speed manual
Layout front engine, rear wheel drive
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L Skye   2y ago

It's only I've learned about this amazing little performance Car of AUDI engineered by DKW. All I can say is....impressive! You see this Car rivals Porsche's 356 speedsters of the later day....a perfect match against it...to bad it wasn't more documented with a full competition history. I shall dig 4 the results on it racing past efforts. I've ordered 3 models in 1:43 scale & will build them into class racing cars of the decade to match my growing collection of world racing cars. You can view my blog & articles about this effort I'm planning soon @ (MotorFadd Unlimited) find in Google search & a brief article on (MotorFadd Fury) it will be fun & well illustrated so check 4 it coming up near late June. ???? if you're interested in world sports cars & racing histories.


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Shaggy  8y ago

DKW, Audi's predecessor.


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Mach-1  10y ago

Interesting, can't say I've ever heard of a car running a 2 stroke engine. What's the redline for this?

Also, it looks cool. Kinda reminds me of a Ginetta G4 or an old Porsche.


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Inline 6 rules  10y ago

@Davy
No. DKW (and Auto Union) was the precedessor of the Audi. Use the wikipedia.


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Davy13682  10y ago

So DKW is a company that uses audi parts lika ruf uses porsche?


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aaaa  10y ago

why are cars like this allowed on the site, but when i tried to post a dodge magnum srt 8 about a year ago it got deleted for being irrelevant


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LJUTICA  11y ago

Impressive little car, it looks alot like small 300SL. I always feel nostalgic about old 2 stroke cars, I\'ve seen one Wartburg 353W today, which is actually odd.


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Georg  11y ago

no they made stops with driver change and refuelling


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Monkfg  11y ago

@Georg

Did they refill the gas while driving?


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Georg  11y ago

as underpowered this little car may look...in 1956 it set 5 world records at the race track in Monza Italy during a 72hours full throttle run in the class G up to 1.1liter displacement ..

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