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“King of the Mountains” Hans Stuck and his Austro Daimler racing cars

The ADM-R racing car and the ADM-R “Torpedo” (1929) now in fahr(T)raum Anyone scrutinising the history of European automobile racing sport in the last century will have encountered his name: Hans Stuck (1900-1978). The Bavarian started his career rather modestly as a milk delivery man where, as legend would have it, his driving style turned […]

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 […]

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 […]

1st overland flight of the Hansa Brandenburg C1 at Modellsporttage in Mattsee

The Ferdinand Porsche Erlebniswelten fahr(T)raum Model Sport Days took place last weekend for the 5th time in perfect late summer weather. Despite many parallel events taking place in the vicinity, the annual highlight for family and model enthusiasts on the Unerseehügel in Mattsee was again very well attended. In addition to skilful model air shows, […]

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 […]