Trabant P601 group 2 (1967)
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HQM Sachsenring GmbH or VEB Sachsenring
Volkseigener Betrieb (VEB=Publicly Owned Enterprise) Sachsenring Automobilwerke Zwickau
Trabant 601 restoration

Specifications

3096099 units built
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Group/Class 2 Homologation number: 5142
Years active 1967 - 1995 Homologation start: 1/4/1967
Engine
Type Type P65/66, straight 2 cyl, 2 stoke, petrol engine located front transverse
Capacity 594.5 cc WRC: 594.5 cc
Bore x Stroke (mm) 72.0 x 73.0
Compression ratio 7.6:1
Output power - torgue 23-26 HP / 4000-4200 rpm 5.4 kgm / 2800 rpm
Main bearings split crank with 2 needle bearings of 43mm diameter, 33mm big end journals diameter Aluminium alloy piston with 48.6 mm Compression Height
Materials block: cast iron cylinderhead: aluminium alloy cap-heads
Cams/valves 2 inlet ports, 1 exhaust port
Aspiration natural with 1 x BVF 28 HB 2-3 carburetor
Ignition 6V battery, electronic with contact breakers, Firing order 1-2
Cooling system air cooled
Lubrication system Two stroke engine oil MZ-22 in fuel, oil/fuel ratio 1:50
Transmission
Type front wheel drive 4 speed manual gearbox
Gearbox ratios 1st: 4.80/1 (49/12)
2nd: 2.32/1 (44/19)
3rd: 1.52/1 (38/25)
4th: 1.03/1 (31/30)
R: 3.83/1 (46/12)
Diffrential ratio 4.33/1 front differential
Clutch dry, single disk 160 mm diameter
Chassis-body
Type steel monocoque chassis with roll-cage. 2 door saloon Steel frame with Duroplast panels for bodyshell
Front suspension Single transverse leaf spring, lower A-arm, telescopic shock absorbers and anti-roll bar
Rear suspension semi-trailing arm with coil springs, telescopic shock absorbers and anti-roll bar
Steering system rack and pinion
Brakes Front rear drums 200mm diameter with 1 double piston caliper front 22 mm, rear 16/19 mm diameter. 1970: 230 mm front drum diameter simplex
Dimensions
length: 3.555 m (139.8 in) width: 1.505 m (50.3 in) height: 1.440 m (56.7 in)
wheelbase: 2.020 m (79.5 in) front track: 1.211 m (47.7 in) rear track: 1.255 m (49.4 in)
Rims - tires steel 4J 13", Bolt pattern 4 x 160mm 145 SR13", 145-75R13
Weight 610kg weight distribution f-r, 45%-55%
Fuel tank 30 lt

Results in WRC

Races

Works team: VEB Sachsenring Automobilwerke Zwickau

Season
Entry Rally event
Driver
Codriver
Team M.C SVE
Entry list
S.R KEN A GRE RAC
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Eberhard Asmus
Christian Meischner
works 71st
Landgref
Sachse
dnf
Galle
Muler
dnf
Statistics
Others starts/finishes 3/1 3/1

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Michael Kahlfuss / Ronald Bauer in Monte Carlo '95
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Front suspension

Drawings

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Engine

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Engine compartment underframe

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Headlights

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Suspension

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Front leaf springs
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Rear suspension

Chassis

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