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Wendax Utility Three-wheelers

Manufactured by Draisinenbau „Freund“ G.m.b.H., Hamburg 35, Wendenstraße 151, established 1901.

Vehicles were produced in the years 1932-1938 and 1948-1951.

Initially named "Freund Eilrad", a tax-free three-wheel delivery cart, it was changed to Wendax in 1935 (named after Wendenstrasse) as presented at the Berlin auto show that year in two versions with 98cc and 120cc engines.

In the post-war years a variety of 3- and 4-wheel machines were built including one powered by Volkswagen. Production ceased in 1951.

Source: Axel Oskar Mathieu Archive


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