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Wartburg is an East German brand of cars that were produced at the car factory in Eisenach in 1898-1904 and 1956-1991.
The name Wartburg comes from the Wartburg castle located on the outskirts of Eisenach.
In 1904-1928. Fahrzeugfabrik Eisenach produced Dixi subcompacts, and then became part of BMW.
After the WW2, Eisenach ended up in the East Germany, and the plant was nationalized.
In 1953-1955. the national enterprise Automobilwerk Eisenach built IFA F9 machines, related to the West German DKW, and in 1956 developed its own Wartburg 311 model with a two-stroke engine and front-wheel drive.
In the East Germany, Wartburg cars were considered reliable and durable, but in the 70s. their frame construction and two-stroke engines are hopelessly outdated.
Like many industrial enterprises of the socialist economy, the plant in Eisenach closed after the unification of Germany and the collapse of the USSR.
The plant in Eisenach organized the production of 1.3-liter four-stroke Volkswagen engines.
Such a power unit was installed on the Wartburg 1.3, an upgraded version of the Wartburg 353.
The car was produced for another three years.
After the reunification of Germany, the company could not compete with West German companies and closed in 1991, after which the plant was bought by Opel.