Automobilwerk Eisenach was a small automotive maker from Eisenach, Germany. This company acquired the license to produce a German version of the British Austin Seven in 1927 from the Austin Motor Company. The car was called the Dixi 3/15 PS DA-1. The first 100 automobiles were made from kits produced by the Austin Motor Company. The first Dixi 3/15 PS DA-1 came off the assembly line in December 1927.

Dixi 3/15, produced from 1927 to 1929, BMW Museum / Image:

The DA (Deutsche Ausführung) badge signified that the car was a German version vehicle in contrast to the British Austin Seven. Apart from being left-hand drive and using metric fasteners, the car was nearly identical to the Austin. Body styles available were coupe, roadster, tourer, and sedan with a few chassis going to external coach builders. Most cars left the factory as tourers.

Featured Image: BMW Dixi/ Image: unknown


Latest Posts

Bermuda Triangle – The area of myths and theories in the Atlantic Ocean

  Also known as the Devil’s Triangle, is a region in the western part of…

Daft Punk – The unmasked men meet for the first time in Paris

Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter met in 1987 while attending the Lycée Carnot secondary…

Prophet Daniel – The tomb of the biblical figure in Susa

Is the hero of the biblical Book of Daniel. A noble Jewish youth of Jerusalem,…

Citadelle de Belfort – The reputedly impregnable fortifications in Belfort

Built in 1687 according to plans by French military engineer Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban.…

Grianan of Aileach – The ancient ring-shaped stone hill fort in Mannerstown

It has been identified as the seat of the Kingdom of Ailech and one of…

Gereja Ayam – The chicken church in Magelang

The church is constructed in the shape of a dove, but instead reminds many onlookers…

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Contact Us