1970s / 1980s / Bombardier / Canadian / German / Volkswagen

A quick look at the Volkswagen Iltis (type 183)

When the West German army (known locally as the bundeswehr) needed a Jeep-like vehicle after WWII, they rejected Ferry Porsche’s 356-engined type 597 and instead picked the DKW Munga. The 3-cylinder, two-stroke Munga entered production in 1956 and was phased out in 1968. During that time Volkswagen purchased what was left of Auto Union and … Continue reading