1963 Trabant 601 [video]
Trabant 601, produced from 1963 to 1991 is one of the best vehicles of the 20th century.
It was powered by 600cc two-cylinder two-stroke engine with 26HP (19 kW). The performance was very good, especially back in 60s – 0 to 100 km/h in 21 seconds and a top speed of 112 km/h (70 mph). However, it managed to do 120 km/h, which is the final number of the speedometer.
The engine does not have an oil injection system, so two-stroke oil has to be added to the 24 litre fuel tank at a 50:1 or 33:1 ration of fuel to oil.
Another interesting thing about this small car is that it does not have fuel gauge, so you have to stop and get out of the car to check, how much fuel do you have with the help of a dipstick, which is inserted into the tank. The average fuel consumption was 7 litres per 100 km, which is not bad at all.
Here is an interesting commercial about "The new Trabant 601", which can carry a lot of passengers and a lot of luggage, and it is manoeuvre, and fast , and...
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