Among oddball European van fans (all six of us), the DKW Schnellaster is fairly well known. What isn’t widely known in the US is that a lot were produced in Spain and the Spanish DKW subsidiary went on to produce a successor. That successor is today’s feature.
Which, in turn, means “multi-purpose universal cross-country car with all-wheel drive”, at least if we trust Wikipedia. This 1960 DKW Munga is super-rare in the US. Be the only one in your zip code!
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Selling a 1960’s Munga Project. This German made jeep has four wheel drive and four wheel steering. Also comes with an extra chassis.
If your looking for a unique and capable vehicle and sure to be the only one at any show, this is it, there only seem to be a few in the states.
If you thought Saab’s 9-3 naming was slightly confusing, you need a DKW 3=6. Post-war Auto Union, which would eventually become Audi, revived the DKW name for certain vehicles. This was one of their answers to the VW Beetle (before Audi was acquired by VW).
Here we have 900cc of two-stroke, water-cooled, inline three cylinder manliness! These are unusual enough not to have an easily-assigned value. Our friends at Hagerty, for example, do not list this model.
There’s little info in the ad, but plenty of warning, as the car has been stored since 1967! You’ll have to decide whether $3,500 is reasonable, given the condition. At a minimum, the seller’s shop looks like a fun place to visit…
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Very rare 1957 Auto Union DKW 3=6 Coupe. Early Audi. All original, not running, stored since 1967. Very solid car for restoration, minimal rust. Needs glass. All emblems and trim are there.
First $3500- cash takes it.
Located in Auburn, Ca 95603.
This cool German microvan isn’t seen often, especially here in the us. Of course, we love it and see great potential but this one is a bit of a project, to say the least. These are sometimes thrown in with Microcars, but they don’t appear to be that small. Either way, this would be quite the conversation piece!
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Yellville, AR (who wants to visit there??)
$1,875 with 10 bids
Post by CG
12/07/2013 update: Sold for $5,400 with bids
Looks, two engines! Note that the seller indicates they MAY not be correct engines for the vehicle.
The rings in the logo should be
This very rare DKW has been off the road since 1969. It still carries the CA black plates with the 1969 stickers on them. It came to Arkansas, according to the story I was told, as a tow vehicle behind a camper. The owner forgot to mix in the 2 stroke oil when filling up and the engine seized. It got left behind and sat ever since. I do have the 1969 Certificate of Ownership (Title) and some registration cards from before 1969.
There are two engines, the original one and a spare. The body is in good shape with only minor corrosion damage. The wooden floor boards in front are gone but the rear is still intact. The car rolls and can be pulled with the original pull bar. The van is missing the rh rear bumper half and the front bumper. I do have the grill that is detachable as well as one glass cover for a headlight. I also have the gas tank and the second seat which was mounted on hinges so it could be stored out of the way to get to the back.
Again, the body does not need much and doors and hood are also in remarkably good shape. This is a great opportunity to get a very rare micro car from the 50’s
The car is listed locally and I reserve the right to end the auction at any given time. Cash talks.
On Oct-06-13 at 07:07:27 PDT, seller added the following information:
I looked the truck over again to be able to answer a question regarding the engines correctly and found the data tag. It states that it has been build in 1957 but the title states 1958
On Oct-07-13 at 03:21:49 PDT, seller added the following information:
I am sorry to say but have been contacted and told, that the engines coming with the truck may not be original Schnellaster engines due to the location of the distributor. I’ve been told they are when I purchased the truck but want to disclose this information anyway, just to be fair.