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    • The Bently 4 ½ litre was a very successful race car at several racing events in the late 1920s, for exampleat the 1928 24 Hours of Le Mans. This car was part of the Le Mans special exhibition in 2009/ 2010.
      1928

      Bentley 4,5 Liter

      111 PS | 1625 kg | 4398 ccm | 170 km/h

    • The Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 race cars were especially made for the competitions like the 24-Hour race and were very successful race cars in the early 1930s. This car was part of the Le Mans special exhibition in 2009/ 2010.
      1931

      Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 LM

      142 PS | 1000 kg | 2336 ccm | 170 km/h

    • On this wooden model the metal body panels of the Auto Union Type C Grand Prix cars were formed. The aerodynamic shape reminds of an airship.
      1937

      Auto Union Typ C wooden model

      PS | kg | ccm | km/h

    • This car left a lasting impression on the audience at the 1938 Le Mans race because of the sound of its exhaust. It was called “Soffio di Satana” – “Breath of Satan”. It was part of the Le mans special exhibition 2009/2010.
      1938

      Alfa Romeo 8C 2900 B Berlinetta Aerodinamica LM

      220 PS | 1150 kg | 2905 ccm | 220 km/h

    • Based on the Citroen 11CV Charles Deutsch and René Bonnet designed this streamlined Roadster. Many of their cars were very successful al Le Mans. This car was part of the Le Mans special exhibition in 2009/ 2010.
      1938

      Deutsch-Bonnet D.B 2

      55 PS | 1025 kg | 1911 ccm | 135 km/h

    • For participation in a propagandistic race Berlin-Rome Ferdinand Porsche designed in the late 1930s three streamlined coupes on Volkswagen chassis. Car no. 2 was rebuild by Automuseum Prototyp.
      1939

      Porsche Typ 64 "Berlin-Rom-Wagen"

      32 PS | 585 kg | 985 ccm | 140 km/h | In der Ausstellung präsent

    • Austrian race driver Otto Mathé started his sports career in bicycle racing. However, this bicycle was only used for transporting his engine additive “Mathé Universal”.
      1940

      Otto Mathé‘s delivery bike

      PS | kg | ccm | km/h

    • As a cross-country amphibious vehicle, the type 166 „Schwimmwagen“ was produced from 1942 to 1945. This Schwimmwagen, which is displayed at Automuseum Prototyp, is one of the oldest still known.
      1942

      VW Typ 166 "Schwimmwagen"

      24,5 PS | 910 kg | 1131 ccm | 80 km/h

    • This Italian racing car was Hans Stuck’s successful comeback into post-war racing. In 1947, he won the “Maipokalrennen” at the Hockenheimring, which was the first German race after the war.
      1946

      Cisitalia D46

      68 PS | 370 kg | 1090 ccm | 182 km/h

    • On a modified Volkswagen prototype chassis from Word War II German rocket pioneer Kurt C. Volkhart built this streamlined coupe after the war. It was displayed at Automuseum Prototyp from 2008 to 2009.
      1947

      Volkhart V2 Sagitta

      24,5 PS | 880 kg | 1100 ccm | 150 km/h

    • Boatbuilder Curt Delfosse designed his racing car in 1947 to compete I Cycle car Racing that was first organized in Germany in 1948.
      1947

      Delfosse DVD streamlined race car

      30 PS | 350 kg | 600 ccm | 165 km/h

    • After World War II, the Volkswagen plant was supervised by the British Army, which reestablished the Volkswagen production in 1945 and abandoned the threat of removal.
      1947

      VW Type 1 "Beetle"

      24,5 PS | 720 kg | 1131 ccm | 105 km/h

    • The chassis was built at the company Hell in Vienna, Austria. As a Formula 3 race car it was equipped with a British 2 cylinder JAP engine.
      1948

      Hell JAP Bardahl Special

      38 PS | 255 kg | 500 ccm | 166 km/h

    • This prototype was designed on a Volkswagen chassis. To be more light weighted and aerodynamic the body was made of riveted aluminum and glass fibre reinforced plastic (GRP). Though, the prototype was never completed.
      1948

      VW Prototyp

      24,5 PS | 650 kg | 1100 ccm | 115 km/h

    • With this record car Petermax Müller broke 22 national and 8 international records. Together with three other drivers he drove several days at the Montlhéry track in France. One record was over a distance of 10,000 km.
      1949

      Petermax Müller Weltrekordwagen

      78 PS | 550 kg | 1095 ccm | 215 km/h

    • After World War II, the first about 50 Porsche 356 was built in Gmünd, Austria. In 1950, the Porsche company moved back to Stuttgart. What is special about theses early Porsche 356 is that their bodies are made of aluminium.
      1949

      Porsche 356 Gmünd Coupé

      35 PS | 700 kg | 1086 ccm | 140 km/h

    • This car ist he oldest known Porsche 356 coupé from German production. It was built at the coachbuilder Reutter. More than 76,000 Porsche 356 were built until 1965.
      1950

      Porsche 356 Vor-A

      40 PS | 700 kg | 1086 ccm | 140 km/h

    • On the most successful cycle cars in Formula 3 racing was the Monopoletta designed by Helmut Polensky. This self built car has a BMW motorcycle engine and a VW Kübelwagen transmission.
      1950

      Polensky Monopoletta

      48 PS | 265 kg | 497 ccm | 188 km/h

    • This transporter is powered by a VW engine and was produced in Hamburg at the company Vidal & Sohn Tempo Werk GmbH. It now carries our smaller race cars to the racing events.
      1951

      Tempo Matador

      24,5 PS | 1600 kg | 1131 ccm | 75 km/h

    • This pickup truck is a prototype designed by engineer Otto Daus, who also designed the legendary three-wheeled Tempo trucks.
      1951

      Daus Prototyp

      20 PS | 596 kg | 452 ccm | 87 km/h

    • This first Porsche based Formula car was designed by otto Mathé. He drove the car by using only his left arm due to an injury. Nevertheless, he became several times Austrian Champion.
      1952

      Otto Mathé Fetzenflieger

      130 PS | 395 kg | 1498 ccm | 210 km/h | In der Ausstellung präsent

    • Based on the Mercedes 300 limousine Daimler-Benz built ist first post-war race car: the 300 SL („sport light“). At Le Mans these cars achieved a double victory. This car was part of the Le mans special exhibition 2009/2010.
      1952

      Mercedes-Benz 300 SL (W194)

      170 PS | 1100 kg | 2995 ccm | 215 km/h

    • In the early 1950, race driver Petermax Müller began to build this race car bassed on a VW chassis. But this race car was never completed and was rediscovered in its rusted condition on a farmland.
      1953

      Petermax Müller self-built

      40 PS | 600 kg | 1086 ccm | 160 km/h

    • In 1952, Porsche made changes tot he body and technology of the Type 356 USA DE LUXE convertible therefore has a one-piece screen called “Knickscheibe” and the 1500 Super engine.
      1953

      Porsche 356 1500 S Convertible

      70 PS | 830 kg | 1488 ccm | 170 km/h

    • Shortly after World War II, Wolfgang Denzel built in a workshop in Vienna his first roadster based on VW-Kübelwagen chassis. This Denzel 1500 Sport International already has a specially developed chassis.
      1954

      Denzel 1500 S

      85 PS | 580 kg | 1488 ccm | 168 km/h

    • For delivery of the Otto mathé engine additives in the winter.
      1954

      Bobsled

      PS | kg | ccm | km/h

    • Fort he long Muslanne Straight at le Mans, a large vertical stabiliser was mounted behind the driver’s head for aerodynamic stability with minimum drag. This car was displayed at the Le mans special exhibition 2009/2010.
      1955

      Jaguar D-Type

      270 PS | 880 kg | 3442 ccm | 280 km/h

    • In the mid 1950s, the 356 Speedster became a famous car for streets and race tracks. This specially painted Speedster was owned by the famous U.S. Porsche dealer and automobile enthusiast Vašek Polák.
      1957

      Porsche 356 A Speedster

      60 PS | 780 kg | 1571 ccm | 160 km/h

    • Porsche participated in a tender for a Jeep for the german army. DKW was awarded the contract so that Porsche sold the remaining prototypes under the name “Jagdwagen” (hunting car).
      1958

      Porsche 597 "Jagdwagen"

      50 PS | 1090 kg | 1582 ccm | 100 km/h

    • The Carrera GT is powered by the engine of the Porsche 550 Spyder. The hoods and doors are made of light metal. The windows are mainly made of plexiglass.
      1958

      Porsche 356 A Carrera GT

      115 PS | 880 kg | 1600 ccm | 215 km/h

    • You can drive a Porsche even without tyres.
      1959

      Porsche Boat

      75 PS | 2000 kg | 1582 ccm | 65 km/h

    • The successor of the  550 Spyder continued the successful racing history of Porsche and won in Sebring in 1960, the Targa Florio in 1959, 1960 and 1963 and the European Hill Climb Chamionship from 1958 till 1961. It was displayed at Automuseum Prototyp from 2008 to 2016.
      1959

      Porsche 718 RS 60

      165 PS | 479 kg | 1587 ccm | 260 km/h

    • Based on the race car type 718 the first Porsche Formula car was designed in the late 1950s at the instigation of racing director Huschke von Hanstein. It was used in Formula 2 and Formula 1.
      1960

      Porsche 718/2

      165 PS | 465 kg | 1498 ccm | 280 km/h

    • The Type 904 was designed by „Butzi“ Porsche and has a GPR body, which was produced at the aircraft company Heinkel. All in all 116 cars were completely mounted. Four additional cars were produced as spare parts.
      1964

      Porsche 904 Carrera GTS

      180 PS | 650 kg | 1966 ccm | 263 km/h

    • The Aerodjet was named „Djet“, because René Bonnet Thought the French could not pronounce the word “Jet” correctly. This car was part of the Le Mans special exhibition 2009/ 2010.
      1964

      René Bonnet Aerodjet

      100 PS | 595 kg | 1108 ccm | 242 km/h

    • APAL stands for Appellation Polyester Amart Lüttich. This small Belgian car manufacturer had concentrated on producing fiberglass constructions. This car was displayed in 2008.
      1965

      APAL Formel Vau

      65 PS | 385 kg | 1200 ccm | 160 km/h

    • To beat the Ferrari race cars at le mans in 1965 Ford’s 4,7 litre V8 was not strong enough. In 1966, his cars were equipped with 7 litre V8 engines and finally won. This car was part of the Le mans special exhibition 2009/ 2010.
      1965

      Ford GT40 P Mk I

      335 PS | 908 kg | 4727 ccm | 320 km/h

    • The Carrera 6 was the last street-legal racing car from Porsche. Its greatest success this type achieved in 1966 by winning the Targa Florio. This car was displayed at the museum in 2008.
      1966

      Porsche 906 Carrera 6

      220 PS | 675 kg | 1991 ccm | 260 km/h

    • This VW Transporter was not only used for advertisement of Otto Mathé’s additives. It also pulled Mathé’s trailer with his race cars to the race tracks. .
      1966

      VW Transporter "Bulli"

      44 PS | 1100 kg | 1493 ccm | 95 km/h

    • The Porsche 914 was produced cooperatively by VW and porsche. The displayed Porsche 914 (914/6) is powered by the Porsche 911 T flat six-cylinder engine and was built only 3.332 times at the Porsche factory.
      1970

      Porsche 914/6

      110 PS | 985 kg | 1991 ccm | 207 km/h

    • This 908/02 started at Le mans in 1970 and placed third. In first and second place were the Porsche scored a triple victory. The car was displayed at the Le mans special exhibition 2009/ 2010.
      1970

      Porsche 908/02

      350 PS | 650 kg | 2997 ccm | 290 km/h

    • The Porsche 917 is the race car that gave Porsche its first overall wins at the 24 Hours of le Mans in 1970 and 1971. This car was displayed at the Le Mans special exhibition 2009/ 2010.
      1971

      Porsche 917 K

      630 PS | 830 kg | 4999 ccm | 360 km/h

    • For homologation Porsche produced the Carrera RS street version in 1972/73. The rear spoiler became its distinctive feature. Carrera stands for the Carrera Panamericana race.
      1973

      Porsche 911 Carrera RS

      210 PS | 1075 kg | 2687 ccm | 240 km/h

    • This car is the prototype of the Porsche 911 E, which was produced as a low-end model for the U. S. market.
      1975

      Porsche 912 E

      90 PS | 1160 kg | 1971 ccm | 178 km/h

    • In 1981, Jacky Ickx won the 24 Hours of Le Mans with the Porsche 936. Porsche then decided to build a 1:2 scale version of the Porsche 936. 50 cars were built.
      1981

      Porsche 936 Junior

      5 PS | 158 kg | 206 ccm | 51 km/h

    • At the Dortmund Univeristy for Design this car was designed by the students Alev Afsin, Jenny Echelmeyer and Carolin Stewenon. The title of their work is "The Cozy Car".
      1988

      924 CC Couch Coupé

      PS | kg | ccm | km/h

    • In 1991, Michael Schumacher drove his first F1 race in this car. Schumacher qualified a superb seventh on the grid. However, the high did not last, as the clutch failed within the first mile of the race.
      1991

      Jordan F1 191 Michael Schumacher

      680 PS | 505 kg | 3498 ccm | 330 km/h

    • The Porsche 911 GT1 was a car designed for competition in the GT1 class of sportscar racing, which also required a street legal version for homologation purpose. This GT1 was displayed at the Le Mans special exhibition 2009/2010.
      1996

      Porsche 911 (993) GT1

      600 PS | 1000 kg | 3200 ccm | 320 km/h

    • This prototype was presented in 1998 to illustrate Audi’s ambitions to compete in the 1999 24 Hours of Le Mans. Since then Audi won 10 times within the last 12 years.
      1998

      Audi R8R LMP Prototyp

      610 PS | 900 kg | 3600 ccm | 345 km/h

    • In 2003, Porsche presented the GT3 RS as a limited version of the Porsche 996 GT3 series. It should remind of the Carrera RS, which achieved several motorsports successes in the early 1970s.
      2004

      Porsche 911 Carrera GT3 RS

      381 PS | 1360 kg | 3600 ccm | 306 km/h

    • The Audi R10 TD1 was the first diesel powered race car to ein the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The team drove 380 laps (5,187 km resp. 3223 miles). The winner’s car was part of the Le Mans special exhibition 2009/2010.
      2006

      Audi R10 TDI

      646 PS | 935 kg | 5499 ccm | 335 km/h

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