1938 Auwärter Blitz Bus

Year 1938
Builder Auwärter
Chassis : Blitz 3.6 - 47 - NR
Engine : Standard 6 cylinder 3.6 liter 75 Hp
Seats : 26
Weight : 4875 kg
Lenght : 8350 mm
Widhth : 2480 mm
Height : 2770 mm
career : 1936-1939 Däuble, Deckenpfronn
1939-1945 Wehrmacht, East front
1945-1963 VEB-Kraftverkehr, Leipzig
1963-1970 Wieland,Oschatz
1970-1989 Pfeil, Taucha
Details : Master coachbuilder Gottlob Auwärter started his own company 1936 with this type. It's build up of a wooden frame with a tin outer coat. After the 2 Germanys reunite in 1989 the West-German builder is able to buy his "child" back after it's East-German years.
In August 1999 a ground-up restoration starts by Kronberger with the aid of students of the Neoplan, Pilsting plant. All disciplines (car and coach building, lacquer, upholstery, vehicle mechanics, and electrics) restore it to its original splendor.
It was one of the mayor exponates in the "Deutsches Museum" but has been withdrawn.Pictures of 2013 at a big fair show it with "raiffaisen bank" on the side.

Date Location Photographer Picture Other
1999 Pilsting? ?
2006? ? ?
2007? Deutsches Museum, Munchen ?
2006? Deutsches Museum, Munchen ?
2009? ? ?

In 2009 a black and white picture turns up, to detailed to be a period picture and to low photographed too. Has it been featured in a movie?

2008? Deutsches Museum, Munchen www.galerie-autobusu.cz
February 28 2004 ? ?

Exposition 150 Years Awärter

March 10/24 2013 ? ? blitzbus35_f_1938_auwaerter- source unknown blitzbus35_lf_1938_auwaerter- - source unknown blitzbus35_lf_1938_auwaerter- - source unknown blitzbus35_r-det_1938_auwaerter - source unknown

Unknown big fair.


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