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DKW 3=6 Sonderklasse F 91 saloon special, 1955


The DKW 3=6 Sonderklasse was first presented at the Frankfurt Motorshow in March 1953. The model designation 3=6 refers to the three-cylinder two-stroke engine used for the first time, which was said to have the power and refinement of a six-cylinder four-stroke engine. Developed before the war, the market launch scheduled for 1940 was prevented by the outbreak of war. But even 13 years later the DKW 3=6 was to become a great success. Produced until September 1955 the DKW 3=6 was also very successful in rallying, winning the European Rally-Championship in 1954.

Engine: 3-cylinder in-line, 2-stroke
Displacement: 896 cc
Power: 34 hp at 4,000 rpm
Maximum speed: 71 mph
Fuel consumption: 26 mpg
Price: DM 5,670
Series: 1953-1955
Production: 72,600 cars