1956 DKW Auto Union F89 Schnellaster

Lot: 380

Sold for (£): 11,550
Offered for sale is a .9L 1957 DKW Auto Union Schnellaster F89L Panel Van manual. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores 85 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

The Schnellaster (Rapid Transporter) was Auto-Union's first vehicle...

  • Forward position, front-wheel drive, transverse engine, one-box van was visionary
  • Started life in Southern Rhodesia, then to South Africa, and the UK in 2017
  • Recent restoration and only needing a few finishing touches
  • Showing only 17,000 miles and 900cc/32hp engine starts "on the button"
  • Rare sight with only 3,727 vans and pickups ever produced
  • Drew large crowds when invited to display on the DKW stand at the NEC in 2016

Lot Details

Registration: 494 UYY RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1957 Engine size: .9L
Make: DKW Auto Union Odometer reading (miles): 17000
Model: Schnellaster F89L Panel Van MOT expiry:
Warranted: No Chassis number: 22512899

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 85 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:


Load area recently fitted with Rhino Board


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Gears: Drive-shaft:

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:


Minor: Major:

Vehicle History

About the Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car
Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts
Good Every-day useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history
Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history
Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history