This 1947 porsche 360 cisitalia is located at the porsche museum in stuttgart. Sure, ferdinand porsche etched his name in the history books with his. It was designed on behalf of cisitalia by porsche between 194647, and is therefore also known by its porsche project number, typ 360 an extremely advanced design, it proved too complex to build for the small. Porsche introduced a true efficiency world champion in 1982 with the 956. Each wooden car comes with a wooden box and a small book with history and serial number. We visited the porsche museum in stuttgart, and picked out nine of our favorite. Awesome porsche design archive has more than 100,000.
War but also the development of the extraordinarily sophisticated cisitalia. Do you have any pics with the porsche lego big brick 911 turbo 3. With the 356 too, developed in parallel with the cisitalia, porsche continued to pursue the path of efficiency. Cisitalia catalog raisonne 19451965 balestraagostini 1991 1st ed automobilia. That might be a small figure, but its legacy and influence is beyond calculation. Data determined for standard specification and in the nedc new european driving cycle in accordance with the euro 5 and euro 6 7152007ec and 6922008ec measurement method. A fair homage to cisitalia, the car manufacturer thanks to whom the almighty porsche industry was born. The large and internationally renowned porsche archive is safely accommodated inside the new porsche museum. Using modern technology, however, the porsche museum has created a far more authentic replica as part of the marques 70th anniversary celebrations. Cisitalia was an italian sports and racing car brand. This page was last edited on 21 october 2019, at 10. Porsche 360 cisitalia porsche museum by sualk61 porsche club, fiat.
Nowadays is exhibited at the porsche museum in stuttgart germany. The porsche construction office started to work in wooden sheds of a former sawmill. See all 2 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. The extraordinary pinin farina design was honored by new yorks museum of modern art in 1951. It was designed on behalf of cisitalia by porsche between 194647, and is therefore also known. The displays are awesome and i hope more is written about it and a book written about the. The brand continued to be used, although that was the only thing it inherited from its ancestors, because not even the villa in turin exists where one day, among the bombs, piero dusio dreamt of. The museo cisitalia came about with the intention of saving and diffusing the name of the legendary car manufacturer that formed a landmark in the automotive world. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the creative commons cc0 license. Porsche itself, which has owned the car for the last 60 years, hasnt done much better, restoring it but leaving intact many of the modifications those seven owners made. Book highlights popular models spyder, targa, carrera, etc. This novel feature was proposed in order to help alleviate traction issues. Before the cisitalia, the prevailing approach followed by automobile designers when defining a volume and shaping the shell of an automobile was to treat each part of the body as a separate, distinct elementa box to house the passengers, another for the motor, and headlights as appendages.
Porsche 360 cisitalia 1947, porsche museum stuttgart youtube. Iso400 f5 160 sec 17 mm ef1740mm f4l usm eos 5d baujahr model year. Range rover, porsche and bmw have been in the suv game for years. Porschemuseum is located at the porscheplatz in the township zuffenhausen.
Ferdinand porsche undoubtedly got a great deal of inspiration for his sports car from the cisitalia modelplacing lightweight, streamlined bodies over the modified mechanicals of a humbler car was the same path he took to greatness. Cisitalia hardcover january 1, 1980 by nino balestra author see all formats and editions hide other formats and editions. Porsche museum porsche everyday dedeporsches blog page 4. Cisitalia grand prix news newspapers books scholar jstor june. Ferry porsche found out that and in the spring of 1959 exported the only porsche cisitalia to ever exist to germany.
Porsche museum do you have any pics with the porsche. Dinky toys solido mercury corgi toys politoys onyx norev minichamps mebetoys brumm mondomotors spoton rio tekno vitesse schabak marklin merit aurora burago herpa majorette dinky matchbox box model progettok revell air fix. He had been doing design work for an italian named piero dusio to create the cisitalia porsche 360 racing car as a result of italian car designer carlo abarth being a strong advocate for him. Immagini di automodelli pressofusi in scala 143 del ventesimo secolo. Porsche 360 cisitalia 1947, porsche museum stuttgart. The car is currently on display in the porsche museum in stuttgart. Porsche the golden years, is a superb book covering porsches. Ferdinand porsche 3 september 1875 30 january 1951 was an austriangerman automotive engineer and founder of the porsche car company.
Roy is also responsible for the multiple books on renault racing. Four wheel drive porsche 360 cisitalia 1947 porsche 356 nr. This singleseater not only dazzles with its gleaming lightalloy body, but is technically far ahead of its time in many respects. He says in his book it took nine months to arrange a visit to italy. Porsche 360 cisitalia porsche museum porsche museum in. Check out the classic car icons ebook for ipad here. An engineer named vigna had studied at the porsche office, and he gained backing from the french film producer sacha gordine to build a series of majorformula racing cars, which he based on cisitalia experience. The scope spans more than 60 years of motor racing from the cisitalia porsche to the fabcar porsches in 2007, all with first person insights from the people involved.
I only took a few turns on the new valentinos track behind the factory in turin to see if everything was working properly. At a young age, he had an affinity for technology, and. Cisitalia 202 free vin check, vin number check, vehicle. In its short but epic life, between 1946 and 1952, cisitalia built less than 300 cars. Porsche typ 360 cisitalia baujahr 1947 b l a c k m a g i c view the pic with a black background.
Displacement was increased in small steps to 1,300 and 1,500 cc, and ultimately to 1,600 cc. Herbert linge was with porsche from 1949, at the very birth of the marque and in addition, was sent to the states to assist importer max hoffman. This beautiful car will be featured at sculpture in motion. Media in category porsche 360 cisitalia in the porschemuseum 2009 the following 15 files are in this category, out of 15 total. Masterpieces of italian design which opens february 25, 2012, and will run through february 3, 20 at the petersen museum. The cisitalia 202 gt of 1946 is well known in the world as a rolling sculpture. This provided the cash that was needed to secure his fathers release from prison.
Cette voiture est entree au guiness book des records pour avoir survecu a. There are a few more unique porsche 911 to be found. Porsche ag in stuttgartzuffenhausen, you can today find one of the most spectacular car museums in the world. Body style midengined racing car length 3900 mm width 0 mm height 900 mm wheelbase 2600 mm weight 500 kg transmission 5speed manual. In the museum shop youll find interesting and attractive items related to porsche.
The name cisitalia derives from compagnia industriale sportiva italia, a business conglomerate founded in turin in 1946 and controlled by the wealthy industrialist and sportsman piero dusio. This 1954 porsche 550 spyder is located at the porsche museum in stuttgart. The cisitalia grand prix is a singleseater car for the postwar 1. Some years ago i visited the donington museum and saw the porsche type 360 cisitalia shell and engine parts before they were sold off. The beginning of modern car styling the 1947 cisitalia. Using modern technology, however, the porsche museum has created a far more authentic. It was tazio nuvolari who inspired this project, the porsche type 360. The 1947 cisitalia 202 was a revolution in automobile styling and is considered the beginning of modern car design. Cisitalia brought about a genuine turning point in the history and the development of the modern automobile, due to its pure and perfect forms, its balanced design and a combination. It was designed on behalf of cisitalia by porsche between 194647, and is. The cisitalia 202 was very competitive for a number of years, especially in endurance races. It was at this point that dusios ambition got the better of him.
There are currently 1 cisitalia cars as well as thousands of other iconic classic and collectors cars for sale on classic driver. Porsche uses every trick in the book sports car digest. A revolutionary design at the time it featured a rearengined layout with a spaceframe chassis, fourwheel drive system, allround. The cisitaliaporsche story had an early sequel in the fifties. Austrian automotive engineer ferdinand porsche was born on september 3, 1875 in maffersdorf, austria. The only complete version is in the porsche museum. The new york museum of modern art has, since 1951, kept a farinabodied cisitalia as an example of sculpture in movement. The porschemuseum is an automotive museum in stuttgart of the car maker porsche. Be inspired by over 80 vehicles on our 5,600 square metre exhibition area. This cisitalia grand prix car was a project developed by porsche right. Page 1 of 2 1947 porsche type 360 cisitalia posted in scratch building. Porsche museum porscheplatz 1, 70435 stuttgart, germany rated 4.392 867 231 1478 1191 1313 955 610 793 963 1210 1331 47 1099 1066 1421 1410 669 219 457 548 186 1512 507 967 433 923 634 350 920 164 1298 453