"I couldn't find the sports car of my dreams, so I built it myself"

- Ferdinand Porsche

   

The Porsche Type List

The Pre-Gmünd Years

 

Type

Year

Description

Customer

7

1930

Chassis with 6 cylinder 1.7 and 1.86 liter motors

Wanderer-Werke AG,

Chemnitz, Germany

8

1930

Chassis with 8 cylinder 3.25 liter motor. Convertible body built by Reutter and used by Porsche as a company car for several years..

Wanderer-Werke AG,

Chemnitz

9

1930

Chassis with same engine as Type 8 but intended to have Rootes-type supercharger but this was abandoned. Streamline body by Reutter and used by Ferdinand Porsche as personal car for 4 or 5 years.

Wanderer-Werke AG,

Chemnitz

10

 

Independent rear suspension, swing axle for 3.25 liter automobile

Horchwerke AG,

Berlin-Zwickau

12

1931/1932

One-liter small car and chassis prototype using three-cylinder, water-cooled radial engine. Later prototypes were built using five-cylinder, water-cooled radial engines.

Zündapp GmbH,

Nürnberg

14

December 1931

High-speed (overdrive) transmission for Type 7 starting with serial no. 14 2001

Wanderer-Werke AG,

Chemnitz

15

1932

Truck improvement studies

Phänomenwerke,

Gustav Hiller AG,

Zittau i. Sa.

16

May 1932

Engine redesign of 3.5 liter, 8 cylinder motor beginning with serial number 161001

Neue Röhr-Werke,

Oberrammstatt

17

1932

Front swing axle for Type 7

Wanderer-Werke AG,

Chemnitz

18

1932

Air cooled 3.5 liter, two-axle, 2.5 ton, truck

Phänomenwerke,

Gustav Hiller AG,

Zittau i. Sa.

19

1932

Air cooled 3.5 liter, three-axle, 3.5 ton, truck

Phänomenwerke,

Gustav Hiller AG,

Zittau i. Sa.

20

1932

Steering (arrangements) Type Stuttgart models A (2,0000 kg), B (up to 3,500 kg), C, D

Porsche K.G.

21

1932/1933

Full swing axles

Alfred Teves

Wanderer-Werke AG,

Chemnitz

22

1932

750kg formula, 16 cylinders 4.36 liter rear-engine Grand Prix Car

Porsche K.G.

23

1932/1933

Steering

Spezial Citroen, Paris

24

1932/1933

Three-wheeled vehicle

Zündapp GmbH,

Nürnberg

25

1933

Exhibition - axle for small car

Alfred Teves,

Frankfurt

26

1933

Axle for 400cc small car

Zündapp GmbH,

Nürnberg

27

1933

Sedan chassis

Mathis

28

1933

Four wheel vehicle chassis including diesel engine, redesign of Type 18

Phänomenwerke,

Gustav Hiller AG,

Zittau i. Sa.

29

 

Six wheel vehicle chassis including diesel engine, redesign of Type 19

Phänomenwerke,

Gustav Hiller AG,

Zittau i. Sa.

30

1933

Front swing axle independent suspension for sedan

Hanomag, AG (Germany)

31

1933

Front swing axle independent suspension for sedan, 2 liter redesign

Wanderer-Werke AG,

Chemnitz

32

1933/1934

Chassis with four cylinder, flat-four, 1.45 liter air-cooled rear engine producing 28HP and torsion bar suspension.

NSU

Neckarsulum, Germany

33

1933

Front swing axle for sedan

Morris (England)

34

1933

Steering prototype

Fiat, Turin (Italy)

36

1933/1934

3.25 liter, supercharged engine and chassis

Neue Röhr-Werke,

Oberrammstatt

38

1933/1934

Petrol engine for Type 32

Phänomenwerke,

Gustav Hiller AG,

Zittau i. Sa.

39

1934

Petrol engine for six-wheeled terrain vehile

Phänomenwerke,

Gustav Hiller AG,

Zittau i. Sa.

40

1933/1934

One cylinder, test motor

Phänomenwerke,

Gustav Hiller AG,

Zittau i. Sa.

42

1934

Trilock transmission for testing

Klein-Schanzlin & Becker

45

1933/1934

Front swing axle for Type 15 CV

Citroen

46

1934

Front swing axle for sedan

Standard

47

1934

Front swing axle for sedan

Volvo

49

1934

Single cylinder, experimental (test) diesel engine

Südbremse, AG,

P. Kammer

50

1934

Front swing axle for sedan

Triumph

51

1935/1936

Single cylinder test engine for Type 55

Südbremse, AG

52

1934

Large sports car based on Type 22.

Auto Union, AG

53

 

Reserved

 

54

1934/1935

Different exhibition models for Berlin 1935

 

55

1935

1,000 HP airplane engine

Südbremse, AG

56

1935

Front axle and installation

Thomson, England Era

57

1935

Studies for motorcycle engine

Zündapp GmbH,

Nürnberg

59

1934

Front swing axle studies for truck

Rochet Schneider

60

1934/1941

KdF Volkswagen, originally called Deutscher Volkswagen

KdF (Kraft durch Freude)

60K1

 

Assumed to be Volkswagen prototype V1

 

60K2

 

Assumed to be prototype convertible V2

 

60K3

 

Assumed to be prototype V3 using non-metallic construction

 

60K4

 

Assumed to be prototype V3, completely metallic construction

 

60K5

 

W30 body

 

60K6

 

Version of W30 in wood or fiberglass for V303

 

60K7

 

VW 38/39 standard sedan

 

60K8

 

VW 38/39 sun-roof sedan

 

60K9

 

VW 38/39 convertible

 

60K10

1939

Berlin-Rome Coupe

 

60K11

 

VW (1938/39) fiberglass sedan using multiple pieces

 

60K12

 

New VW form, fiberglass using single mold

 

60K13

 

Study of sliding sun-roof opening for VW 38/39

 

60K14

 

Reclining seats for VW 38/39

 

60L

 

Sedan chassis

 

60CL

 

Sun roof chassis

 

60O

 

Convertible

 

60LO

 

Pick-up truck

 

61

1935

Study of smaller version of the Type 60. Also known as Type 61K with the K standing for kurz (short) or klein (small). This design was refined and became the Type 60K5.

 

62

1938

German Volkswagen for off-road purposes, a Kübelwagen prototype. Contract awarded to Porsche on January 26, 1938. First prototype completed November 3, 1938.

 

63

 

Rear swing axle including mounting for Type 2300

Alfa Romeo

64

1938

Volkswagen based 1.1 liter sports car chassis, used body Type 60K10

 

65

1939

Special installations in a Volkswagen chassis for driving school (i.e. dual controls)

 

66

1938/1939

Right-hand drive Volkswagen chassis

 

67

1939

Volkswagen chassis (specialty vehicle) for the handicapped

 

68

1939

Volkswagen paneled model chassis, i.e. delivery van

 

69

1934

Rear swing axle including mounting for Type 2900

Alfa Romeo

70

1935/1936

Radial 32 cylinder, 17.7 liter liquid-cooled airplane engine

 

71

1935/1936

32 cylinder test unit

 

72

1935/1936

V-16, 19.7 liter liquid-cooled airplane engine

 

73

1935/1936

16 cylinder test unit

 

74

1935/1936

Connecting rod test unit for Type 70

 

75

1936

Front axle and steering for trucks

Austro Fiat

76

1936

Parts for internal laboratory stress tests

(internal production)

78

1937

Sleeve-valve for new airplane engine

 

79

1937

Studies of front and rear truck axles

Delaunay Belleville Dir.,

Belgium

80

1939

Land speed record car

Daimler-Benz, AG

81

1939

Chassis VW paneled truck or boxed van

 

82

1939/1940

Two-wheel drive Volkswagen for off-road use, production version of Kübelwagen based on Type 62. First two units completed December 1939.

 

82

 

Four seat (standard version) Kübelwagen.

 

821

 

Type number for three seat Kübelwagen

 

822

 

Type number for Siren car

 

823

 

Type number for dummy tank or scout car for training purposes

 

825

 

Type number for pickup truck with sedan body

 

826

 

Type number for box van with sedan body (tropical car)

 

827

 

Type number for three seat command car

 

828

 

Type number for open body made from wood

 

82E

April 1943

VW Type number for Kübel chassis with sedan body, i.e. off-road Beetle. Initially designated as Porsche Type 92.

 

83

1939/1941

Automatic test transmission known as the Kreis System

 

84

1939/1941

Double disc clutch test transmission known as the Dr. Hering System

 

85

1939

Small and light truck, project cancelled

 

86

1939

Kübelwagen four-wheel drive design

 

87

1939/1941

Kübelwagen four-wheel drive prototypes based on Type 82

 

87

 

Type 87 four seat version

 

871

 

Type number for Porsche Type 87 three seat Kübelwagen

 

877

 

Type number for Porsche Type 87 sedan body (command car)

 

88

1939

Kübelwagen delivery vehicle Model B

 

89

1939/1941

Automatic test transmission known as the Beier System (BBS)

Brown Boverie & Co.

90

1938

Studies for 1938 race car

Daimler-Benz, AG

92

1940

Chassis based on Type 82 and panel truck (Kübelwagen utility vehicle). Redesignated as VW Type 82E in April 1943

 

92 SS

 

Type 92 with weapons

 

92 LO

 

Type 92 open pickup truck

 

93

1939

Limited slip differential

Daimler-Benz, AG

94

1937/1939

W-24 Grand Prix 1938 race car (engine)

Daimler-Benz, AG

95

1939

Suspension for busses

Daimler-Benz, AG

96

1938/1939

Hydraulic power transmission

Daimler-Benz, AG

97

1938

Bulldog (heavy-duty) truck

Daimler-Benz, AG

98

1940

Chassis (VW) Type 128 with KdF body Type CL (sun roof)

Volkswagenwerk, GmbH

Fallersleben

99

1938

Trailer study

Goertz

100

1940/1941

Special vehicle I, Leopard tank prototype

OKH (Oberkommando des Heeres – Army High Command)

101

1942

Special vehicle II, Tiger tank with air cooled engine and 88 mm gun

OKH (Army High Command)

102

1942 ?

Tiger tank with air cooled engine and Nita hydraulic drive

OKH (Army High Command)

103

1942 ?

Tiger tank with electric drive and air-cooled engine with double blower

OKH (Army High Command)

104

1937/1939

One cylinder engine motor unit for Type 94

Daimler Benz AG

105

 

Receipt of Continental Engine (aircraft engine produced in England)

 

106

1939

P.J.V. test transmission for Type 60 VW

 

107

1938/1941

Exhaust turbine (turbo charger) for Type 60

 

108

1938

Two stage supercharger

Daimler-Benz, AG

109

1939

Two-stroke engine study

Daimler-Benz, AG

110

November 1937

Small tractor, Model A

 

111

1938

Small tractor, Model B

 

112

1940/1941

Prototype small tractor Model C with larger engine, first part of a series of 600 units

 

113

1941 ?

Small tractor, Model D, versions 113V (gas powered) and 113G (wood-gas generator powered)

 

114

1938/1939

F (Ferdinand) -Wagen, V10 1.5 liter sports car, cancelled

 

115

1939

Supercharged 1.1 liter KdF engine with overhead cams and hemispherical head, cancelled

 

116

1936/1939

R-Wagen 1.5 liter sports car

 

117

?

Experimental one cylinder, test engine with Type 101 first series cylinder head

 

118

?

Study of clutch for Rohrbeck transmission

 

119

?

Experimental one cylinder, test engine with Type 101 second series cylinder head

 

120

1939/1940

Stationary KdF  engine for Reichsluftfahrtministerium (Ministry for Air Transport)

 

121

1939/1940

Stationary KdF engine for Heereswaffenamt (Munitions Office) with magneto Ignition

 

122

1939/1940

Stationary KdF engine for Reichspost (German Post Office) with battery ignition

 

123

 

Hahn trailer arrangement for an engine and Elin generator (Hahn and Elin were manufacturers that supplied components)

Reichsluftfahrtministerium via Volkswagenwerk, GmbH

124

1940/1941

Receipt of booty engine (booty implies that this engine was acquired from one of Germany’s enemies as a result of winning a battle)

Porsche, K.G.

125

19401941

Study of wind turbine

Internal study

126

1940/1941

Fully synchronized transmission study

Volkswagenwerk, GmbH

Fallersleben

127

1940/1941

Study of sliding valves engine

Porsche, K.G.

128

1940/1941

VW off-road type with swim capability based on Type 87, Design A - long wheel base, amphibian prototype Schwimmwagen. Contract awarded July 1, 1940.

Wehrmacht  (Army)

129

1940/1941

VW off-road type with swim capability based on Type 87, special deep-sea design, amphibian prototype Schwimmwagen.

 

130

1942

Special vehicle Type 101, electric drive. Originally named the Ferdinand tank but renamed as Elefant tank by Hitler after use on Russian front

OKH (Army High Command)

131

 

Special vehicle Type 101, hydraulic drive.

OKH (Army High Command)

132

 

Container, canceled

Volkswagenwerk, GmbH

Fallersleben

133

1940/1941

Self sucking carburetor

 

135

1940/1941

130 Watt wind-powered generator

 

136

1940/1941

736 Watt wind-powered generator

 

137

1940/1941

4,500 Watt wind-powered generator

 

138

1940

Schwimmwagen alternate design based on Type 87, Design B (long chassis).

 

139

 

Schwimmwagen Type 138S without center frame

 

140

 

Gasoline-electric car heater

Porsche, K.G.

141

 

Two-cylinder auxiliary motor for Type 101 and 102

 

142

1942

Diesel-electric, heavy duty truck train

OKH (Army High Command)

145

1940/1941

Assessment of an eight-cylinder, Steyr 70 sedan

Steyr Werke, AG (Austria)

146

 

Assessment of a Type S military truck with Steyr 170 rear-axle drive

Steyr Werke, AG

147

 

Assessment of a Type A military truck with Steyr 270 all-wheel drive

Steyr Werke, AG

148

1940

Wood-gas generator for motor carriage/barrow

 

149

1940

Rear suspension for motorcycle

 

150

 

Assessment of “Karette” engine, new Steyr ADMK

Steyr ADMK

151

1941

Experimental VW Puls power transmission

 

152

1941

Study of experimental VW Steiber power transmission

 

153

1941

Roller-type suspension

MK/RK

155

1941

Snow-chain drive arrangement for Type 82 (Half-track version of Type 82 military Kübelwagen). Prototype 155-1 was named “Kettenlaufwerk.”

 

156

1941

Modification of Type 166 Schwimmwagen for use on railroad tracks

 

157

1941

Modification of Types 82 and 87 for use on railroad tracks

 

158

1941

One cylinder, experimental diesel engine with direct injection

 

159

 

One cylinder, experimental diesel engine with pre-combustion chamber injection, Simmerring system

 

160

1941

Monocoque Limousine body feasibility study for VW sedan

 

162

1941

Monocoque body feasibility study for Kübelwagen (i.e., off-road use)

 

164

1941

Light weight, VW, six-wheel off-road vehicle type with two VW engines. (Experimental all-terrain, three-axle Kübelwagen with dual engines)

 

166

1941

Schwimmwagen Type C (short chassis), using Type 87. Built to replace motorcycle and sidecar units used by the army and SS. Improved, production version.

Waffen (Armored) - SS

168

 

Drive train for VK 903

OKH (Army High Command)

170

1942

Sturmboot (marine landing craft) engine Design I

OKH (Army High Command)

171

1942

Sturmboot (marine landing craft) engine Design II

OKH (Army High Command)

172

 

Container

Volkswagenwerk, GmbH

Fallersleben

173

 

Receipt of Ford Pigmy

Porsche, K.G.

174

1942

Sturmboot (marine landing craft) with normal VW engine

OKH (Army High Command)

175

1942

Military tractor for east front (Ostradschlepper steel-wheeled)

OKH (Army High Command)

176

 

Starter auxiliary motor for Type 175 with gearing

OKH (Army High Command)

177

1942

Five-speed transmission for Type 82 Kübelwagen, Design A

 

178

 

Simplified version of five-speed transmission, Design B

Volkswagenwerk, GmbH

Fallersleben

179

1942

Gasoline fuel injection system engine for VW

Volkswagenwerk, GmbH

Fallersleben

180

1942

Special vehicle III (tank) design with electric transmission

OKH (Army High Command)

181

1942

Special vehicle III (tank) design with hydraulic transmission

OKH (Army High Command)

182

 

Two-wheel drive, off-road VW with monocoque body

OKH (Army High Command)

187

1942

Front-axle for Four-wheel drive for Type 182

OKH (Army High Command)

188

 

Schwimmwagen VW all-wheel drive

OKH (Army High Command)

190

 

Conversion of Type 101 to diesel engine, cancelled

OKH (Army High Command)

191

 

Experimental one cylinder test engine for Type 190 120/145

OKH (Army High Command)

192

 

Experimental one cylinder test engine for Type 180 135/160

OKH (Army High Command)

193

 

Experimental one cylinder test engine with (gasoline) fuel injection

OKH (Army High Command)

195

 

Test with torsion bars

Porsche, K.G.

197

 

Starter system A for T82 (Tank starter mounted on Type 82)

OKH (Army High Command)

198

1942

Starter system B for T82 production series (Tank starter mounted on Type 82)

OKH (Army High Command)

200

1942

10 liter, air-cooled diesel engine, Canceled

 

203

 

Possibly experimental tank diesel engine

 

205

(June) 1942

Special vehicle IV (189 ton Maus ‘mouse’ tank) with electric drive

OKH (Army High Command)

209

1942

44.5 liter, air-cooled diesel engine for use in Type 205. Manufacturer was Daimler-Benz.

 

210

 

Air conditioning system for police car

Porsche, K.G.

212

1942

Air-cooled, diesel tank engine (150x170x16) for Type 205

OKH (Army High Command)

213

 

Experimental, one-cylinder test cylinder (150x170x1) for Type 212

OKH (Army High Command)

215

 

Experimental, one-cylinder engine for Type 205 (135x160x1), canceled

OKH (Army High Command)

220

1942/1943

General monitoring of air-cooled engine program

 

222

 

Experimental tractor “ML”

Dr. Lafferentz

224

 

Receipt for Merlin (airplane engine)

OKH (Army High Command)

225

1942/1943

Experimental Brown Boverie & Co. electric power transmission

Volkswagenwerk, GmbH Fallersleben and Brown Boverie & Co.

226

 

Wright Cyclone engine (war booty)

OKH (Army High Command)

227

July 1943

Spare parts list for all-wheel KdF - References highly confidential letter of 7/7/43 to Porsche KG

Volkswagenwerk, GmbH

Fallersleben

229

 

Automatic shift for electric transmission

OKH (Army High Command)

230

1942/1943

VW with wood gas generator

Porsche

231

1942

VW with acetylene generator

Porsche

232

 

Indigenous fuels generator with and average gas flow of approximately 50 m3 per hour

Highway Department,

Schwabengarage,

Stuttgart

233

 

Indigenous fuels generator with and average gas flow of approximately 85 m3 per hour

Highway Department of Württemberg Province,

Schwabengarage,

Stuttgart

234

 

Indigenous fuels generator with and average gas flow of approximately 130 m3 per hour

Highway Department of Württemberg Province,

Schwabengarage,

Stuttgart

235

1942/1943

Electric drive for VW

OKH (Oberst Kommando Heer – Army High Command)

236

1942/1943

Grating for Indigenous fuels usage in the Imbert generator

 

237

 

VW aircraft motor for Cöttigen Air Force Base

Volkswagenwerk, GmbH

Fallersleben

238

1942/1943

VW engine to drive cable hoist

Volkswagenwerk, GmbH

Fallersleben

239

1942/1943

Charcoal gas generator for Type 82 Kübelwagen

Volkswagenwerk, GmbH

Fallersleben

240

1942/1943

Bottled-gas conversion for VW and Kübelwagen engines

Volkswagenwerk, GmbH

Fallersleben

241

 

Type 205 auxiliary unit

Alkett

243

 

Generator

Central Chamber of Commerce, East

244

 

Fabrication and assembly of grating for use in Imbert generator using low BTU coal

German Government for Mobilization and War Production, Motor Vehicle Division

245

1942

Special vehicle V (five), small (18 ton multipurpose tank)

OKH (Army High Command)

247

1943

VW-based aero engine (used on Horten H IX)

RLM

250

1942/1943

Special vehicle VI (Turetless tank with 105 mm gun)

OKH (Army High Command)

252

1943

VW PIV-system power transmission collaboration

OKH (Army High Command)

255

 

Special vehicle IV with mechanical drive

OKH (Army High Command)

258

 

Studies on drive for tracked vehicle

OKH (Army High Command)

260

 

Cooling system for tank model IV

OKH (Army High Command)

261

1943

Interior heater for Panther 1 G tank

OKH (Army High Command)

262

 

Exhaust cooling system HL 120 for tank

OKH (Army High Command)

263

 

Cooling system for 38 T

OKH (Army High Command)

267

 

Consulting for Maybach engine HL 230 by Professor Porsche

Porsche, K.G.

270

 

Development and fabrication of two single-horse-drawn carts

Department of Economic Development, East, Division Rü/Tru,

Berlin

272

 

Emergency generator, 15 KVA

Porsche, K.G.

274

 

Spring-activated starter

Volkswagenwerk, GmbH

Fallersleben

276

1943

Tow hook for Type 82 Kübelwagen

Volkswagenwerk, GmbH

Fallersleben

277

 

Additional transmission for OM trucks

 

278

 

Synchronized transmission for VW

 

280

 

Project “M” for VW

 

281

 

Belt-drive

Director Meindl

283

1943

Modified wood gas generator for Type 82 Kübelwagen

Volkswagenwerk, GmbH

Fallersleben

285

1944/1945

3.5 HP water turbine

Porsche K.G.

286

 

Small water turbine

Porsche K.G.

287

1944

Command car based on Type 87 with upper body from Type 877

Volkswagenwerk, GmbH

Fallersleben

Gmünd (Types 288 through 427)

Post-Gmünd (Types 502 through 741A)

Type 9XX

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