Category Archives: Milestones

With a non-racing car at the Exelbergrennen

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14.Nov.16
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In the year 1899 the Exelbergrennen was carried out for the first time as one of the earliest Austrian motor sport events. In May 1903 Ferdinand Porsche wanted to send a racing car to the competition, but couldn’t finish it on time. He had to content himself with this nice excursion car, which at least […] MEHR



Female racers

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12.Oct.16
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There are female racers, since the very existence of sports cars. In 1888 Bertha Benz drove the first overland route ever in a motor vehicle. In 1909 Alice Ramsey crossed the USA in her car and Clärenore Stinnes was the first person in history to orbit the world with an automobile. In later years, the […] MEHR



The first hybrid car in the world

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14.Sep.16
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You believe cars with electric motors are an achievement of the past few years, perhaps even one of the future? Without question, the technology of electric drives developed with breathtaking pace, but it’s not new – not by far. As a matter of fact the electric motor was also quite successful – at the beginning […] MEHR



Happy Birthday Ferdinand Porsche

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02.Sep.16
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Ferdinand Porsche would have been 141 years old today. On September 3, 1875 he was born in Vratislavice in Czech Republic as the third child of Spengler Anton Porsche. His love for technology started at a very early age. Today he can undoubtedly be called one of the most important automobile constructors in the world. […] MEHR



The first Ferdinand Porsche Landpartie

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31.Aug.16
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To mark the 141st birthday of Ferdinand Porsche, we’ve planned something special for you, which we hope to make a small institution in the Salzburger Seenland: The first Ferdinand Porsche outing (Landpartie). From 2nd-4th of September, we’ll be driving around together in our historical vehicles. The tour starts and ends in Mattsee and at the […] MEHR



What does your ideal summer joyride look like?

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25.Jul.16
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Imagine that you could spend all summer in a real historical car riding through the country and that you could choose between 3 vehicles which can also be admired at the Ferdinand Porsche Erlebniswelt fahr(T)raum. For example the famous Prinz Heinrich car. It’s referred to as the very first real sports car and it scores […] MEHR



The Russian Prince and his Austro-Daimler 14/35

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25.Jul.16
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The 14/35 chassis was a perennial favorite at Austro-Daimler for many years, not least because there was an immediate need for new cars in the aftermath of the First World War to revive business. So old plans were made into new cars. This special exhibit in the Ferdinand Porsche Erlebniswelt fahr(T)raum was built based on […] MEHR



The emperor’s new car

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10.Feb.16
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1907 Ferdinand Porsche designed his first pure gasoline car for Emil Jellinek, who named it after one of his daughters and hoped for enormous proftis. Unfortunately, the presentation of the vehicle happened in a period of economical crisis, which also affected the automotive market. The Maja-car flopped dramatically and Emil Jellinek withdrew himself from the […] MEHR



Getting married like Porsches

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05.Feb.16
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To prepare a wedding is a beautiful thing that can just as fast become pretty exhausting. Invitations, location, food, flowers, dress, music – the list is endless. Speaking of lists. As banal as it sounds, a thoughtful checklist will save you a lot of last minute chaos. It is best to start with the major […] MEHR