Trabant P 601 0.6 (26 hp, benzine and oil mixture for two-stroke engines, 1970) - Technical data, specifications, characteristics

sedan (saloon), 2 doors, 4 seats, dimensions: 3510.00 mm x 1510.00 mm x 1440.00 mm, weight: 615 kg, engine displacement: 594 cc, 2 cylinders, max power: 26 hp @ 4200 rpm, max speed: 100 km/h, gears (manual/automatic): 4 / -, fuel type: benzine and oil mixture for two-stroke engines, rims: 4J X 13H-45, tyres: 145/80 SR13
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Manufacturer, series, model, years of production

Basic information about the manufacturer, series and model of the vehicle. First and last years of production.

SeriesP 601
First year of production1970
Last year of production1990

Body type, dimensions, volumes, weight

Information about the body style of the vehicle, overall dimensions, weight, boot space and fuel tank capacity.

Body typesedan (saloon)
Number of doors2 (two)
Number of seats4 (four)
Wheelbase2020.00 mm (millimeters)
6.63 ft (feet)
79.53 in (inches)
2.0200 m (meters)
Front track1206.00 mm (millimeters)
3.96 ft (feet)
47.48 in (inches)
1.2060 m (meters)
Rear track1255.00 mm (millimeters)
4.12 ft (feet)
49.41 in (inches)
1.2550 m (meters)
Length3510.00 mm (millimeters)
11.52 ft (feet)
138.19 in (inches)
3.5100 m (meters)
Width1510.00 mm (millimeters)
4.95 ft (feet)
59.45 in (inches)
1.5100 m (meters)
Height1440.00 mm (millimeters)
4.72 ft (feet)
56.69 in (inches)
1.4400 m (meters)
Minimum trunk/boot space capacity-
Maximum trunk/boot space capacity-
Curb weight615 kg (kilograms)
1355.84 lbs (pounds)
Maximum weight1000 kg (kilograms)
2204.62 lbs (pounds)
Capacity of the fuel tank26.0 l (liters)
5.72 UK gal (UK gallons)
6.87 US gal (US gallons)


Technical data about the vehicle's engine - location, displacement, aspiration, cylinders, valves, compression, fuel, etc.

Type of fuelbenzine and oil mixture for two-stroke engines
Type of fuel systemcarburettor
Engine locationtransverse, front
Engine displacement594 cc (cubic centimeters)
Valve mechanism type-
Type of aspirationnaturally aspirated
Compression ratio7.60 : 1
Arrangement of the cylindersinline/straight engine
Number of cylinders2 (two)
Valves per cylinder-
Bore (the diameter of a cylinder)72.00 mm (millimeters)
0.24 ft (feet)
2.83 in (inches)
0.0720 m (meters)
Stroke (the length of a piston stroke)73.00 mm (millimeters)
0.24 ft (feet)
2.87 in (inches)
0.0730 m (meters)

Power, torque, acceleration, speed

Information about the maximum power, torque, speed and the revolutions per minute, at which they are reached. Acceleration time from 0 to 100 km.

Maximum power26 hp (horse power)
19.4 kW (kilowatts)
26.4 ps (metric horsepower)
Maximum power is generated at4200 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Maximum torque-
Maximum torque is reached at-
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h-
Maximum speed100 km/h (kilometers per hour)
62.14 mph (miles per hour)

Fuel consumption

Information about the fuel consumption (urban, extra-urban, combined).

Fuel consumption (urban)-
Fuel consumption (extra urban)-
Fuel consumption (combined)-

Transmission, drive type

Information about the transmission (automatic and/or manual), number of gears/speeds and type of drive.

Type of transmissionmanual
Number of manual gears4 (four)
Drive typefront wheel drive (FWD)


Technical specifications about the type of steering and the vehicle's turning circle (turning diameter).

Type of steering-
Type of power steering-
Turning circle diameter10.00 m (meters)
32.81 ft (feet)
393.70 in (inches)


Information about the front and rear suspension of the vehicle.

Type of front suspension-
Type of rear suspension-


Type of brakes used on the front and rear wheels as well as presence of an ABS (anti-lock braking system).

Type of front brakesdrum
Type of rear brakesdrum
ABS (anti-lock braking system)-


Type and size of the rims and tyres of the vehicle.

Rim size4J X 13H-45
Tyre code145/80 SR13

Compared to average values

The difference in percent between the values of some of the vehicle's characteristics and their average values.

Wheelbase- 24%
Front track- 20%
Rear track- 17%
Length- 22%
Width- 15%
Height- 4%
Curb weight- 57%
Maximum weight- 49%
Capacity of the fuel tank- 58%
Engine displacement- 74%
Maximum power- 84%
Maximum speed- 50%