1958 1958 Porsche 111 Tractor

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1958
  • Car type 
    SUV
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Red
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Techno Classica Essen
Hall 3, Stand 1.02
Essen
Germany
Saturday 4th April 2009
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Tel: +49 (0) 201 5233 1011/1012 Fax: +49 (0) 201 5233 1251
Viewing:
2nd April from 10.00 - 18.00
3rd April from 10.00 - 19.00
4th April from 09.00 until start of sale
Collectors Auction at 14.00
Motorcars Auction 15.30
Although not a producer of sports cars until 1948, Dr Ferdinand Porsche had by then been building tractors for 34 years. His first was supplied to the Austrian army to haul its Skoda-built 13.5mm guns and the first farm tractor came the following year, in 1915, controlled remotely by a person walking behind it rather than on it. It was while at Daimler-Benz, to which he had moved in 1923, that Porsche commenced work on diesel engines. Eight years later he formed his own company and in 1934 produced three petrol-engined prototype tractors before, over 1937/1938 developing the Volkspflug or People’s Plough, commissioned by the German