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Porsche-Diesel Standard T217 S – a narrow-gage tractor in the fast lane

Ferdinand Porsche used his technical and creative potential not only for the development of racers and cars, but also applied it to the expedient motorisation of agriculture. From 1938 onward, he developed numerous tractors and haulers and came up with technical innovations. His carmine-red hauler series with the type designations of Porsche-Diesel Junior, Standard, Super […]

Porsche’s first aviation engine

It was with good reason that Ferdinand Porsche was called a universal genius. In addition to automobiles, racing cars, prime movers and tractors, he also became renowned for his inventions in the aviation sector. As early as the beginning of the 20th century, he was building aviation engines. For example, for the first manoeuvrable blimp, […]

The Klemm L20 project

This elaborate project was launched by Ernst Piëch, the grandson of Ferdinand Porsche, his head of design of the engineering office and board member of Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft. The idea for the project stemmed from the original Daimler F7502 aircraft engine with series number 66481. There were also family ties with the “L´École D´Aviation Mircea Cantacuzino” flight […]

“Austro-Daimler Horse”: Replica of the two-wheeled towing vehicle from World War 1

Ferdinand Porsche developed the single-axle power horse – the so-called “Daimler Pferd” (German for horse) or “officially” the Austro-Daimler KP II – in the latter years of the First World War. It served as the driving axle in the front end and served as a replacement for the horses, which had already become rare at […]

The “Original Beetle” at fahr(T)raum Mattsee – a KdF car from the year 1942

Ferdinand Porsche laid the cornerstone for the success story of a car that has been known throughout the world for more than half a century. On behalf of RDA (Reichsverband der Automobilindustrie [imperial association of the automotive industry]), he developed the first, long anticipated car for the people of Germany, the Volkswagen. Back then still […]