Type 64, the first automobile registered officially on behalf of the Porsche brand in 1946, will have its new owner at the auction in August.
The Monterey Automobile Week, held each year in August, will host a legendary auction this year. The latest Type 64 model, which has not been damaged, will continue to exist in the gallery of the new owner after the auction. In the meantime, the Tank is not the Type 64; The first car to carry the Porsche nameplate, Type 64.
There were only 3 original Type 64 models, but only two of them survived. One of these models is severely damaged. The other was not ’disturbed Di after the renovation in 1947. This model, which will be auctioned, continues to be preserved at the Petersen Automotive Museum.
The construction of Type 64 was first started in 1939. The aim was to produce a car to participate in the 1,500-kilometer-long Berlin-Rome automobile race. Meanwhile, Volkswagen also developed the KdF-Wagen model and was preparing to introduce it. The problem is that Germany, the same year, waged war against Poland and the introduction of KdF-Wagen and the construction of Type 64 was postponed.
Engineers who developed the Porsche 356 when the waters were focused on Type 64 this time. This car produced for speed has reached the desired level with its advanced aerodynamics, magnificent power, and light structure. Type 64 was the first car to be officially registered with the Porsche brand in 1946.
The highest price paid for a Porsche car so far has been 14.080.000 dollars. The company, Gooding & Company, paid this fee for a 1970 Porsche 917K in 2017. So how high will this number be for Type 64? Expectations are that the Type 64 will break a new record and be sold at a price of over $ 20 million.