DKW

German Jeep: 1963 DKW Munga

This 1963 DKW Auto Union Munga Jeep is a rare sight anywhere, but particularly in the United States. Built with a similar philosophy to the WWII-era Jeep and Ford GPW, it’s an extremely capable vehicle for when the going… more»

Fast Finds

Awesome Audi Ancestor: 1965 DKW F12 Roadster

As a long-time Audi owner and fan, any time that I see a car from their early years, like this 1965 DKW F12 convertible, it catches my eye. I’m going to try to practice uber-restraint on this one and… more»

Audi Ancestor: 1963 DKW Junior Deluxe

Most of us know the story of Auto Union, or at least how the famous four rings came about with four companies coming together. One of the four companies was DKW and this 1963 DKW Junior is one interesting… more»

Bug-Eyed Beauty: 1958 DKW Schnellaster Van

There is no doubt you’ll be the talk of the car show after finishing up this project! This odd bug-eyed beauty is a 1958 DKW Schnellaster Van, and you can see its shared style ancestry with other German designs… more»

German Surf Wagon: 1957 Auto Union Universal

The last time I saw a DKW/Auto Union was in the flesh during the failed Vermont junkyard excursion of 2016. On that trip, the most interesting car in the yard was what I believed to be a very complete… more»

1959 H Modified Special Find!

H Modified was a sports car racing class that encouraged a lot of creativity in the 1950s and 1960s, and this car is a great example. Limited to only 750 cc engines, they were all about weight, low aerodynamic… more»

Airplane Hanger Find: 1961 DKW 1000 S

An airplane hanger seems like the ideal setup for housing a large collection of vehicles, and that’s exactly what the husband of the owner of this unusual DKW 1000 S here on eBay did on a remote airfield in Illinois. It… more»

3 Equals 6? 1957 DKW Schnellaster 3=6

I just love oddball vehicles like this DKW! Look at that front end, it’s just so… happy! If I thought people would buy it, I think it would be the perfect face for another All Smiles T-Shirt design! These… more»

Prehistoric Audi: 1957 Auto Union

Modern Audis have a long and complicated corporate history as an integral part of German automobile manufacturing going back to the early 1900s and the 1928 merger of four companies that created the large firm then called Auto-Union. In… more»

Samba Alternative: 1958 DKW Kombi

In the 1950s the VW Vans were very popular. Other companies tried their hand at building vans to compete with VW, like this DKW listed on eBay in England, but located in Spain. It’s priced at £7,500.00, about $11,600. A similar… more»

1957 Auto Union: Unknown Oddball

Here’s a head-scratcher that has both me and the seller baffled: a 1957 model-year Auto Union creation here on eBay in Germany with the model type completely unknown! This finned coupe is truly eye-catching, but whether it’s in a… more»

Audi Motorcycle: 1953 DKW RT 250

If you’ve ever wanted an Audi motorcycle, this might be the closest you’re ever going to get. Long ago a group of German manufacturers, including Audi, DKW, Horch, and Wanderer, merged together to form Auto Union. If you look… more»