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The Wartburg was an automobile brand that was most known for the types it produced in East Germany, but it dates back to 1898. The castle on one of the hills above Eisenach, where the automobiles were constructed, gave the town its name: Wartburg. Since the 1950s, Wartburgs were a three-cylinder two-stroke engine with just seven primary moving components (three pistons, three connecting rods and one crankshaft) (three pistons, three connecting rods and one crankshaft). Manufacturing ceased in April 1991, and Opel bought the plant.


The Wartburgwagen, an automobile produced by Automobilwerk Eisenach in 1898, gave rise to the brand. A two-cylinder, 765cc engine, four mudguards, two headlights, and a cane chair with two seats made up this vehicle. It could go up to 25 mph (40 km/h). The name was lost in 1904 when the ownership of the firm changed, but it temporarily reappeared on the BMW 3/15 DA-3 Wartburg, BMW's first sports vehicle, in the early 1930s.

WARTBURG - Autosoviet

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