Wartburg 353 / Knight (1966 - 1988)

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Layout FF layout
Powertrain
Engine 993 cc two-stroke I3
Transmission 4-speed manual
Dimensions
Wheelbase 2,450 mm (96.5 in)
Length 4,220 mm (166.1 in)
Width 1,640 mm (64.6 in)
Height 1,490 mm (58.7 in)
Curb weight 920 kg (2,028 lb)

 

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engine Three- cylinder , two-stroke petrol engine , longitudinally installed, front-wheel drive
displacement 992cc 3
bore × stroke 73.5mm × 78mm
Maximum power 45 hp (33 kW) at 4250 rpm from
1969: 50 hp (37 kW) at 4250 rpm
Max. Torque 9.3 kp m (91 N m) at 3000 rpm from
1969: 10 kp m (98 N m) at 3000 rpm
compression 7.6:1, from 1969: 7.5:1
cooling Water cooling with cooler behind the engine, from 1985: with cooler in front of the engine
Transmission: Four-speed gearbox with lockable freewheel in all gears; Steering column shifter
from 1967 partly center shifter
lubrication Mixture lubrication in a ratio of 1:33, from 1973: 1:50
carburetor Downdraft carburettor BVF 36 F1-11
from 1969: BVF 40 F1-11
from 1982: Register carburettor Jikov 32 SEDR
electrics Breaker ignition with three ignition coils ; On-board electrics 12 volts, direct current
alternator from 1975 three-phase alternator
landing gear Body bolted to frame ; Independent suspension with coil springs; 13" rims; drum brakes with brake force regulator (from 1975: front disc brakes); rack and pinion steering
Wheelbase: 2450mm
Dimensions L × W × H 4220mm × 1642mm × 1495mm 4380mm × 1642mm × 1495mm
Front/rear track width 1260/1300 mm, from 1975: 1280/1300 mm
curb weight 910kg 970kg
turning circle 10.2m
Max. permissible total weight 1300kg 1410kg
trunk 525L
tank capacity 44L
top speed 125 km/h, from 1969: 130 km/h
Acceleration 0-100km/h 27 s, from 1969: 21 s
fuel consumption 10.2 l/100 km 

 

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