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Porsche s first car dates all the way to 1898

Ferdinand Porsche’s work is the new centrepiece of the Porsche in Stuttgart, Germany.

Speeding aren’t really a concern the Porsche P1. Its electric motor three horsepower (five in mode) and had a top speed that out at 35 km/h.

Ferdinand Porsche ‘P1’ was engraved onto key component.

Ferdinand Porsche’s dated back 50 years to the ‘P1’ from 1898, one of the first electric vehicles.

to the P1, Ferdinand Porsche became designer for Lohner a year and began working on his next the electric wheel-hub motor.

Porsche’s earliest work is the of the Porsche Museum in Stuttgart,


STUTTGART, GERMANY 1948, beginning with the 356, Porsche has been for its sports cars and motorsport However, the brilliance of founder Porsche goes back further — another 50 years, in to when the young engineer Bohemia began to direct his in electricity to the production of electric

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On Jan. 27, the Porsche here in Stuttgart unveiled Porsche’s earliest work, an and un-restored Egger-Lohner electric C.2 Phaeton from 1898, as the P1 for short. Of three built, it is the one known to exist.

More or resembling a horse-drawn wagon, the P1, was designed and built by the 23-year-old while he was working for the Lohner company, was discovered in a warehouse in last year, where it had parked since 1902.

Speeding tickets aren t a concern with the Porsche P1. Its motor produced three (five in overloading mode) and had a top that topped out at 35 km/h.


Dieter Landenberger, the archivist at the museum, looks beatific when describing the Going to see it in Austria, he says, one of the highlights of my life. When I saw the car for the time, I had shivers.”

Purchased by the for an undisclosed sum, it is now the centerpiece of the Museum. (History has it, that to he would take credit for the design, Ferdinand engraved the “P1” — P for Porsche, No. 1 — into all of the key thus giving the carriage its name.)

Rumour has it Ferdinand Porsche P1 was engraved onto every key to ensure he got credit for the car.


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For the P1’s drive, used an electric motor in an housing. According to the museum, absorbers were used to the electric motor, which was so that it oscillated around the axle.

Weighing 130 kilograms, the electric drive had an output of horsepower. For short periods, up to horsepower could be achieved in mode, allowing the P1 to reach up to 35 To transfer power, a single-speed was used. Vehicle speed was via a 12-speed controller. To enable setup, says the museum, coupled the commutators of the electric both consecutively and in parallel.

Thanks to the 500-kg batteries, the P1 could travel up to 80 kilometres, or to five hours of operation. A innovation was the Lohner alternating body, which allowed the P1 to be in both summer and winter.

Porsche even raced the P1 in 1899. Competing in a 40-kilometre in Berlin, Porsche and his three on board finished 18 minutes of his closest competitor.

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In September 1899, a for electric cars over a distance to test their and performance took place in With three passengers on Ferdinand Porsche won with the P1, 18 minutes ahead of the next More than half the failed to reach the finish due to technical problems, while were disqualified because failed to meet the specified speed.

For the young Porsche, the P1 was just the of his vehicle-engineering career. In November he became Lohner’s chief where he started working on his idea — the electric wheel-hub The following year, a Lohner-Porsche, by steered wheel-hub motors, great excitement at the Paris

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While unveiling the P1, the museum debuted the new 918 Spyder. the company’s sports car. Drawing to the P1, Porsche declared the 918 to be the first vehicle to have three power units that can be separately. The 608-hp V8 engine and rear electric motor are in series and drive the rear bia the PDK transmission.

The second electric motor hp) acts on the front wheels via a transmission and a decoupler.

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