Loner Porsche. First racing car with a partially electric drive. Forty-four cell 80-volt lead battery.
The integration of an electric motor in the wheels of the car was intended to make it possible to do without the transmission and differential which hamper performance. He designed the Lohner Porsche in 1900. Jacob Lohner Co in Vienna Austria produced electric cars from 1898 to 1906.
Currently discussions about the change in mobility away from the combustion engine and towards electric vehicles are running through newspapers magazines television reports and online news.
In 1898 Porsche joined the Vienna-based factory Jakob Lohner Co that produced coaches for Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria as well as for the kings of Norway Sweden and Romania. And in 1905 the Lohner-Porsche battery-powered race car with 2 x 30 PS reached speeds in excess of 130 kmh. Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible. Jacob Lohner Co in Vienna Austria produced electric cars from 1898 to 1906.