Engineering Ferdinand Porsche

Was awarded the title Doctor of the Stuttgart Academy of Engineering Ferdinand Porsche in 1929, retaining for himself the post of Daimler, and is even technical director of another legendary producer – Austrian firm motostroitelnoy Shtayer, engines and which still uses the whole of Europe, including and the Russian car industry (eg, truck GAZ set it shtayerovskie diesel). A favorite of dictators Jobs venerable firms did not meet Ferdinand Porsche and in 1931 he created his own design office. Commissioned by various companies Porsche develop engines and vehicles. Especially productive was the cooperation with a competitor Mesredesa, Auto Union concern. Porsche racing cars of those years not only beat the record of its time, but still amazing imagination. Sports car rear-type A, built to order Auto-Union with an engine capacity 4360 cc power developed almost 300 hp and car accelerates to 250 km / h. The next record porshevsky car, type C, with a 6-liter engine has capacity of 520 hp At the time of arrival record in 1938, the machine speed has reached 436 km / h! Creating a sports car was not the only focus of the Porsche design office.

Ferdinand did not allow easy laurels of its overseas counterparts, Henry Ford made the automobile affordable for the masses. Porsche ideas fell on fertile ground – who ruled at that time Germany Adolf Hitler demanded that the German car industry to create People's Car, and a contest for the future VW. The winning design an Austrian by birth of Ferdinand Porsche and was appointed technical director of the company, the design capacity of only one site which was 250 thousand cars per year! Evil tongues, there was talk that the success of Porsche, who had no German citizenship, was due to personal sympathy on the part of the Fuhrer.