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DKW Junior

(1959 model)

Brief specs of 1959 DKW Junior

petrol (gasoline) 3-cylinder 6-valve straight (inline) engine, 741 cm3 / 45.2 cu in / 45.2 cu in, 25.0 kW / 33.5 hp / 33.5 hp @ 4300 rpm / 4300 rpm / 4300 rpm, 64.0 N·m / 47.2 lb·ft / 47.2 lb·ft @ 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)DKWIssued from1959
ModelJuniorIssued until
SerieJuniorNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAuto UnionCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeNumber of seats
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)3420 l / 120.78 cu ft / 120.78 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3970 mm / 156.3 in / 156.3 inTotal (curb) weight700 kg / 1543 lb / 1543 lb
Width1580 mm / 62.2 in / 62.2 inDry weight
Height1440 mm / 56.7 in / 56.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2180 mm / 85.8 in / 85.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity31 l / 6.8 UK gal / 8.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.82  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.93 m2 / 20.8 sq ft / 20.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders3
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 3 cylinder)Total number of valves6
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore68.0 mm / 2.68 in / 2.68 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke68.0 mm / 2.68 in / 2.68 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement741 cm3 / 45.2 cu in / 45.2 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity246.95 cm3/cylinder / 15.070 cu in/cylinder / 15.070 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio8.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power25.0 kW / 33.5 hp / 33.5 hp at 4300 rpm / 4300 rpm / 4300 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque64.0 N·m / 47.2 lb·ft / 47.2 lb·ft at 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)10.0 kW / 13.4 hp / 13.4 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output33.7 kW/l / 0.741 bhp/cu in / 0.741 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque86.4 N·m/l / 0.76 lb·ft/cu in / 0.76 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio49.3 kW/ton / 37.4 bhp/ton / 37.4 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdrumBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of DKW Junior

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