Ferdinand Porsche in front of a VW prototype W30, 1937

Ferdinand Porsche observes one of the 1937 Type 30 test vehicles. With this model, the true Kdf-Wagen (the future Volkswagen) has taken shape, with fender mounted headlights. The trunk lid is much smaller than in the eventual production version.

Ferdinand Porsche's experimental 1932 streamliner

Ferdinand Porsche, designer of the Volkswagen, worked in the Auto Union design team on the Silver Arrow racers that dominated the interwar Grand Prix.

Ferdinand Porsche (3 September 1875 – 30 January 1951) was an automotive engineer and founder of the Porsche car company. He is best known for creating the first gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle (Lohner-Porsche), the Volkswagen Beetle, the Mercedes-Benz SS/SSK, several other important developments and Porsche automobiles. In addition, Porsche designed the 1923 Benz Tropfenwagen, which was the first race car with a mid-engine, rear-wheel drive layout.

The Powerful Porsche GT3

Ferdinand Porsche September 1875 – 30 January was an automotive engineer and founder of the Porsche car company. He is best known for creating the first gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle (Lohner-Porsche), the Volkswagen Beetle, the Mercedes-Benz S

Ferdinand Porsche (1875-1951) Automotive Engineer - [ Creator of the VW Beetle, the first Porsche roadster, and the first hybrid car, among many others. - PSC]

Ferdinand Porsche - (SILODROME)

Ferdinand Porsche( September 1875 – 30 January was an automotive engineer and founder of the Porsche car company.

The 356 Speedster. Photographed and presented by Julian Calverley @jccalverley - - I recently had the pleasure of photographing Nick Schon's beautiful Porsche 356 Speedster. - - I asked Nick if he'd share some of the car's history.. "My 356 started life as a restored 1966 chassis I bought in 2009. I had always loved the futuristic, unusual design, so ahead of it's time. It was designed by Ferdinand Porsche just after the war, and when other car builders were building big, water cooled, front…

The 356 Speedster. Photographed and presented by Julian Calverley @jccalverley - - I recently had the pleasure of photographing Nick Schon's beautiful Porsche 356 Speedster. - - I asked Nick if he'd share some of the car's history.. "My 356 started life as a restored 1966 chassis I bought in 2009. I had always loved the futuristic, unusual design, so ahead of it's time. It was designed by Ferdinand Porsche just after the war, and when other car builders were building big, water cooled, front…

Ferdinand Porsche, second from the right, has helpers lift an early KdF-Wagen to show its front suspension to curious Germans.

Hermann Goering stands next to a Volkswagen convertible at Carinhall hunting lodge, with Robert Ley and Ferdinand Porsche. Image by © CORBIS

Ferdinand Porsche

The Porsche Cayman GT4

Anton Piech y Louise Porsche; y Ferdinand Alexander "Butzi" Porsche, hijo de Ferdinand "Ferry" Porsche.

Dr. Ferdinand Porsche

September 1875 - Ferdinand Porsche the founder of the Porsche car company is born in Bohemia, Austro-Hungary

1903-lohner-porsche-hybrid-copyright-porsche.jpg (940×784) 1903 Lohner-Porsche Mixte hybrid driven by F.Porsche. The car had a Daimler internal combustion engine charging the batteries that turned the electric motors in wheel hubs

Ferdinand Porsche/Lohner-Porsche “The Lohner-Porsche ‘Mixte’ combined the wheel-hub electric-drive system of the even earlier Lohner-Porsche Electric Voiturette with a four-cylinder engine,.

Ferdinand Porsche Inventeur de la cox

Ferdinand Porsche Inventeur de la cox

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