Entries by Creativedays2

Ferdinand Porsche and his tractors

From the “Daimler horse” to the “System Porsche” diesel tractor As a “universal technical genius”, Ferdinand Porsche addressed not only the development of sports cars, but all mechanical constructions for locomotion. Thus, he also played a major role in the motorisation of agriculture. Porsche developed the so-called “Daimler horse” for Austro-Daimler right after the beginning […]

Austro-Daimler Maja 28/32 celebrates its 110th birthday

110 years have passed since Ferdinand Porsche developed the first purely petrol-driven car for Austro-Daimler – the AD Maja 28/32. In September 1906, Emil Jellinek, head of the Austro-Daimler company, brought in Ferdinand Porsche to Daimler in Wiener Neustadt as a new development manager and technical director for the construction of AD Maja. After only […]

fahr(T)raum vintage cars at Grossglockner Automobile Exhibition

This summer, fahr(T)raum Mattsee will present not one, but several exhibits at the world’s highest automobile exhibition on the Großglockner Hochalpenstraße (High Alpine Road). On display at the visitor centre at the Kaiser-Franz-Josef-Höhe are: a 1918 Austro Daimler AD sports roadster as well as a 1921 Austro Daimler AD 23 HP Oeffag interior drive Malek […]

VW-Beetle Sectional Model

We were fortunate to get a rare VW-Beetle sectional model from a driving school from Upper Austria. Such a specific vehicle with exposed automobile-parts allows an insight into the engine and transmission for e.g. teaching purposes. In our workshop Mr. Riesner, VW Beetle-Lover and machine fitter, will bring the cutaway model which is in need […]

DDR Porsche – “Lindner Coupé” – rolls again

Since 12 May, one of the 13 DDR Porsche replicas from the 50s can be seen at fahr(T)raum Mattsee. The Reimann brother twins fulfilled their dream of building their own Porsche in the 1950s. They secretly constructed their sports car from the floor plate of an old German military jeep, various engine parts from backyards […]

World record at fahr(T)raum Model Sport Days

Perfect weather and great action was predicted for the last weekend of April at the Model Sport Days on the Unersee hill right behind fahr(T)raum in Mattsee. More than 4,000 visitors were present to take in remote control car races, model aircraft and helicopter airshows, multicopter flying, truck trials and Crazy Beatles. Red Bull professional […]