1947 to 1950 the first Porsches

Petrol Fan

Petrol Fan

2015-07-06 16:16:48

Shortly before the end of the 2nd World War, the Porsche company emigrated to Austria. It was in Gmünd in the state of Kärnten that Ferry Porsche began to realise the idea of a sporty Volkswagen. In 1947 a cabriolet was produced with a tubular frame chassis, aluminium body and a centrally located tuned-up VW Beetle engine. The Swiss car magazine Automobil Revue tested this Porsche number 1 and was full of praise, remarking “this is the sort of performance we envisage for a modern car.”
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Petrol Fan

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2015-07-06 16:16:48

The beginning of an illustrious dynasty.




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