Entries by Creativedays2

Original 1949 Porsche Konstruktionen GesmbH (Gmünd) water turbine now in fahr(T)raum

In the years between 1944 and 1950, the Porsche works in Gmünd/Carinthia, which operated under the name Porsche-Konstruktionen-Ges.m.b.H., produced not only the Porsche 356 No. 1 Roadster but also designs for racing cars, tractors, cable winches, ski lifts and crossflow turbines. The Type 291 crossflow turbine – on loan from the Porsche Automuseum in Gmünd […]

Automobile advertising of the 20s and 30s

How were cars advertised in the 20s and 30s? How was society made aware of new achievements in the automotive industry and the brands behind them and persuaded to buy motor vehicles? In the Ferdinand Porsche Worlds of Experience, a special exhibition answers these questions and provides insights into the first advertising subjects, their creators […]

The first motor vehicle registration plates – A history of Austrian licence plates

Even when hackney carriages were still the only means of inner-city transport, an ordinance from 1756 stipulated number plates for these horse teams – for a better situational overview. The so-called “unnumbered” were an exception. In Vienna, it was considered particularly genteel to drive such an unnumbered carriage. “identification mark” / licence plate for automobiles […]

fahr(T)raum Students Award 2019

Students present historic automobiles in contemporary graphics. Under the topic “Opposites Attract”, this year’s submissions to the fahr(T)raum Students Award revolve around the creation of modern advertising motifs for historic automobiles. Since 1 March 2019, students and graduates of relevant disciplines were able to present their ideas as a team or as individuals in the […]

NEW unrestored 1952 Pretzel Beetle at fahr(T)raum

The Ferdinand Porsche Worlds of Experience fahr(T)raum has been enhanced by a special exhibit: a 1952 25 hp VW Pretzel Beetle in its original state; a rarity among collectors nowadays. The nickname “pretzel beetle” is derived from the design of the rear window which, with its two semi-oval panes divided by a central bar, is […]

In the footsteps of Ferdinand Porsche – inventor of the first e-bike (1893) … e-bike rental in fahr(T)raum, new from May 2019!

Ferdinand Porsche, son of the master metalworker Anton Porsche, born in 1875 in Vratislavice nad Nisou (Bohemia) and later famous as a universal technical genius, was undoubtedly far ahead of his time. He was already tinkering with electric drives during his apprenticeship. He invented the first e-bike out of necessity. In 1893, he started his […]