1947 Porsche Typ 360 Cisitalia.
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In 1946, Italian entrepreneur and racing enthusiast Piero Dusio engages the services of Porsche engineering for his new Cisitalia Brand.
This single-seater not only dazzles with its gleaming light-alloy body, but is technically far ahead of its time in many respects.
Power form the 1.5 litre, supercharged twelve-cylinder engine is transmitted via driver-engaged four-wheel drive.
Despite the difficult and often improvised conditions of the post-war era in the small town of Gmünd, deep in the Austrian Alps. the car is completed, but it never makes it beyond the test stage due to financial problems.
In addition to the design of the Typ 360 racing car, the contract package with Dusio includes a two-seater sports car, a compact tractor and a water turbine.
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