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1956 DKW Auto Union F89 Schnellaster

Lot Number 380

1956 DKW Auto Union F89 Schnellaster

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

 

  • Sold for: £11,550

Bid online during our live auction or at The Saleroom.

LIVE AUCTION: Saturday 2nd June | 12.00am BST
  • BODY COLOUR
    Pale Blue
  • DRIVE
    RHD
  • Registration Number
    REG NUMBER
    494UYY
  • ODOMETER READING
    17000 Miles

SUMMARY

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

 

DESCRIPTION

SPECIFICATION

Lot Number
380
Make
DKW AUTO UNION
Model
SCHNELLASTER F89L PANEL VAN
Registration Number
494UYY
Chassis Number
22512899
Engine Number
66411507
Transmission
manual
Body Colour
Pale Blue

CCA VENDOR CONDITION REPORT

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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 Everyday 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

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