Porsche racing transporter by Volkswagen Type 2 pick-up

Porsche racing transporter by Volkswagen Type 2 pick-up

Porsche racing transporter by Volkswagen Type 2 pick-up

Here’s an ultra-rare combination, the race car comes with his transporter. It’s a Porsche Formula V little single seater race car with a 1964 Volkswagen T1 single cab comes with flat bed, and the both of them comes together are quite possibly the coolest vintage track day set up in the world today.

Volkswagen Type 2
Year 1964
Type T1
Model Single Cab
Color Red
Engine Porsche 914, 2.4L
Made in Germany
Condition Excellent
Porsche Formula V
Year 1965
Type Formcar Formula V
Model little single seater race car
Color Silver
Engine Volkswagen Beetle, 1200cc
Made in Germany
Condition Excellent
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In order to transport the Formula V cars, the VW T1 pick-up trucks 1964 year construction a got a slightly modifying and engine swap. Where’s adapted would be easily carry the Formula V on its flat bed loading space. Original engine removed in favour of a Porsche 914 powerplant, this engine has been tuned to produce somewhere in the region of 200hp which necessitated the addition of a new heavy duty clutch and a new set of brakes.

But is not original Porsche Renndienst pickup trucks. As all the original Porsche Renndienst pickup trucks have vanished, destroyed by rust. Originally it’s a Dove Blue Volkswagen T1 Single Cab. This pick-up has completely restored and rebuilt up to period correct specifications. All the details that were on the pick-ups at the time have been sourced, found, overhauled and installed on correctly placed like of the original Porsche Renndienst pickup trucks specification above.

About the Porsche Formula V is an original factory race car built by Porsche driven by Hans Hermann, Gerhard Mitter and Ben Pon. It’s been restored and has a fresh set of body panels however the original panels do come with the car, it’s been thoroughly check over since its last race outing at the Nürburgring in 2011. These little formula had 1200 cc VW Bug engine’s with about 40 bhp they reached a top speed of 160 km/h. This elfenbein single seater accompanying the VW pick up is in fact one of the two remaining Formcar Formula V. These cars are genuine Porsche cars as they were build by Porsche in Werk 1, and their racing was supported by the factory.

Source visit Jan B. Lühn here