Audi restores a 1956 DKW Schnellaster

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Audi restores a 1956 DKW Schnellaster

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Audi used to be called Auto Union and it consisted of four different brands: Audi, DKW, Horch and Wanderer. Between 1955 and 1962, the Auto Union had constructed 100 DKW Schnellaster. These, were equipped with a 5 kW electric motor fueled by two lead acid batteries with a capacity of 200 Ah, with the car having enough autonomy for approximately 80 km.





Audi restores a 1956 DKW Schnellaster

The one you see in the picture is the one Audi Traditional has restored and it is one of two that still exist, with the Schnellaster to be considered by many the ancestor of the modern minivan.