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Solved: Wendax 224 - Wendax Aero
« on: June 12, 2011, 07:04:23 AM »
Ain't that a nice sports car?

For one point, please respond and identify this car.

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Re: Wendax 224
« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2011, 02:08:24 PM »
and a nice name, indeed: Wendax Aero WS 700, Hannover Fair 1949

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Re: Wendax 224
« Reply #2 on: June 12, 2011, 04:26:57 PM »
Yes, I couldn't resist the temptation. It is a Wendax Aero, built as WS 400 and WS 700 with identical bodywork. I think it was not much of a sportscar, especially with the 400 cc engine, propelling just the right rear wheel per chain drive.  :o

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Re: Solved: Wendax 224 - Wendax Aero
« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2013, 02:34:04 PM »
Here´s a rare photo of the 1949 fair stand at Hannovermesse:

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Re: Solved: Wendax 224 - Wendax Aero
« Reply #4 on: February 06, 2013, 02:40:17 PM »
Three different Wendax vehicles on one picture: that's what I call rare!  :D
And on the last of my pictures it isn't sold yet!
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Re: Solved: Wendax 224 - Wendax Aero
« Reply #5 on: February 06, 2013, 02:55:55 PM »
Is this the chassis of the Aero?
I only know it´s a 1949 Wendax chassis:

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Re: Solved: Wendax 224 - Wendax Aero
« Reply #6 on: February 06, 2013, 03:42:04 PM »
It must be the Aero chassis, because the WS 750 had a front engine. What baffles me is that it looks as if the chain drive is connected to the left rear wheel. Rosellen writes that the right rear wheel was the only driven wheel. Perhaps it is the first chassis, as Rosellen writes about difficulties wth the gearbox which resulted in a repositioning. The chassis picture looks as if the stickshift protrudes to the left of the driver, a detail not visible on later pictures.

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Re: Solved: Wendax 224 - Wendax Aero
« Reply #7 on: February 06, 2013, 04:13:54 PM »
Well, maybe the magazine has mirrored the original negative without knowing.

But this is how it was printed.

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Re: Solved: Wendax 224 - Wendax Aero
« Reply #8 on: February 06, 2013, 04:19:04 PM »
No, the magazine picture definitely shows a LHD chassis, so it can't be mirrored.

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Re: Solved: Wendax 224 - Wendax Aero
« Reply #9 on: February 06, 2013, 04:20:39 PM »
Äh, sure -  :D

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Re: Solved: Wendax 224 - Wendax Aero
« Reply #10 on: December 21, 2015, 12:35:08 PM »
A nice rear view:

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Re: Solved: Wendax 224 - Wendax Aero
« Reply #11 on: January 05, 2016, 03:40:38 PM »
Another photo of the Aero:

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Re: Solved: Wendax 224 - Wendax Aero
« Reply #12 on: April 26, 2017, 02:55:17 AM »
Another picture I hadn't seen before:

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Re: Solved: Wendax 224 - Wendax Aero
« Reply #13 on: April 26, 2017, 12:21:59 PM »
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Re: Solved: Wendax 224 - Wendax Aero
« Reply #14 on: September 30, 2017, 06:06:18 PM »
Another one:

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Re: Solved: Wendax 224 - Wendax Aero
« Reply #15 on: July 25, 2021, 02:50:36 PM »
I found another picture of this rarity:

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Re: Solved: Wendax 224 - Wendax Aero
« Reply #16 on: July 25, 2021, 04:19:17 PM »
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Re: Solved: Wendax 224 - Wendax Aero
« Reply #17 on: August 01, 2021, 02:27:36 PM »
This picture just sold for 112 €!

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Re: Solved: Wendax 224 - Wendax Aero
« Reply #18 on: August 02, 2021, 01:44:17 AM »
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