AWZ P70 Zwickau
|Manufacturer||VEB Automobilwerke Zwickau|
|Also called||Sachsenring P70|
|Body and chassis|
|Body style||saloon, estate, coupe|
|Engine||42 cu in (684 cc)|
|Length||3,740 mm (147.2 in)|
|Width||1,500 mm (59.1 in)|
|Height||1,480 mm (58.3 in)|
|Kerb weight||800 kg (1,764 lb)|
|Successor||Trabant P 50|
The saloon was introduced in 1955, followed by an estate version in 1956 and a coupé in 1957. After the Chevrolet Corvette (C1), the P70 was one of the first cars to be built using an all plastic body.
In 1958 AWZ was united with the former Horch factory to become the VEB Sachsenring Automobilwerke Zwickau and the AWZ P70 became the Sachsenring P70.
The P70 was replaced by the Trabant P 50 in 1959 after 36,151 examples had been produced.
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