1985 Other Makes TRABANT 601 SPECIAL For Sale

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Miami, Florida, United States
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Description 1985 Other Makes TRABANT 601 SPECIAL

Type:   Air cooled, 0.6-liter 2-stroke 2-cylinder
Bore x stroke:   2.83 x 2.87 in.
Displacement:   36 cu in, 595 cc
Compression ratio 7.8:1 
Emissions Control:  None
Valve Gear:   None
Horsepower  27 @ 4,200 rpm 
Torque:   38lbs-ft @ 3000 rpm
Redline:   5000 rpm
No oil! No Water ! NO Problem .
Transmission is a Manual Column shifter . Very easy to shift , Totally different from the rest !
Drive train
Transmission:   4-speed manual , column shift.
Final Drive Ratio:   4.33:1
Gear Ratio Max Speed
1   4.08:1   19 mph
2   2.32:1   32 mph
3   1.52:1   48 mph
4   1.03:1   62 mph
R   3.83:1
Body Material:   Steel frame with Duroplast panels
Seating capacity 4 
Cargo volume 14.6 cu. ft.
Volume, front:   ~50 cu ft
Volume, rear:   ~40cu ft.
Trunk space:   ~10 cu ft.
Front seats:  bucket recliner
Front suspension Single transverse leaf spring, lower A-arm.
Rear suspension  Independent trailing arms 
Steering Rack-and-pinion
Steering wheel Yes (standard on driver's side)
Turning Circle:   ~30 ft.
Brakes and Tires
Brakes 4-wheel hydraulic drum 
Power assist:   None
Wheels and Tires
Wheel size:   4 x 13 in. 
Bolt pattern:   4 x 160mm
Wheel type:   steel
Tire Size:   145-75R13
Tire pressure:   35 / 35 psi
Performance info :
Test Results
0 to 40 km/h:   5.3
0 to 60 km/h:   9.2
0 to 80 km/h:   21.6
0 to 100 km/h:   36.8
40 to 60 km/h:   3.9
60 to 80 km/h:   12.4
Top Speed:   110 km/h
Fuel Economy
Est city:   26 mpg
Est highway:   34 mpg
But enough of the numbers . The Cold Facts from Cold war East Block .
Trabi was the nickname of this popular East-German car in the Cold War East Block .
Light body 2 stroke 2 cylinder engine , very easy handle column shifter .
4 speed trany .
No fuel pump . Gravity fed fuel with motorcycle like fuel switch . ON - OFF - RESERVE .
To check the fuel level , u have to use a measuring dipstick !
The car is so light that it needs no assistance from a Servo to have one of the best breaking systems of any car. On MOT brake tests, a figure of around 60 % gives a pass. The Trabant 601 score at around 120%.
Each cylinder is supplied by it's own solenoid directly, ensuring the maximum direct connection between the solenoid and the spark plug,
The electronic ignition does away with the need for a distributor cap.
The car was considered the East German Beetle , and it was ! Easy to maintain , easy to drive , easy to Live with.
The only Hard thing was to Get one of it . Usually there was a 3-4 years of waiting to get your dream machine , if you were lucky enough to get on THE WAITING LIST !!
The little car is really fun to drive no wonder it was quite successful in the Rally Championships all over Europe .
The car has a Florida Clean Title on hand ,  Ready to go Anywhere with it's new owner !
Original paint on the car , with a couple of repair spots. Chassis is rust free !  Engine is in excellent shape .
Ask If u need more picture or any specific info about the car please send me message .
Have fun with your new Time Machine !
There is no waiting time for this one , but guaranteed to put a smile on your face !
Check Pictures! Bid with confidence !
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