1936 DKW

Front 225 cabriolet


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- Interesting and rare model
- Technically interesting
- No reserve

Thanks to the brilliant engineer Jorgen Rasmussen, the German company DKW was a pioneer in the field of front wheel drive, with a first production car adopting this technique in 1931. Upon the merger of the brand with Wanderer, Audi and Horch within Auto Union, the front wheel concept remained valid and the car that we offer features that. Within the group, the name Audi was reserved for luxury models and the 225 shows a very neat finish. It adopts a German-style body with four comfortable seats, with the soft top folding down at the rear without retracting completely. This model, launched in 1936, was an evolution of the previous version of the Audi Front, powered by a six-cylinder 2.3-liter that gave the car decent performance.
The car seems to be relatively complete and the Audi speedometer displays 68,722 kilometers. Under the hood, the accessories look very complete, with the exception of the dynamo, which is missing. The manufacturer's plaque of the car is missing too. This car, which was part of the lot sold in 1967 by Serge Pozzoli to Roger Baillon, corresponds to a rather top model at the time, one that deserves to regain its former splendor.