This early Borgward 3-Tonner resp. Typ 3t Diesel G.W. of the year of construction 1938 had still some features of the Hansa-Lloyd Dreitonner. The Borgward emblem on the radiator water tank was missing.
The Borgward 3-Tonner resp. Typ 3t Diesel G.W. was propelled by a 64 HP diesel engine. This vehicle had the production-line driver's cab. The Borgward 3 ton lorries performed throughout satisfactory.