The First Porsche Ever Made Unveiled in Germany

Whether or not you’re a car fanatic, you’ll likely find this recent discovery of the first Porsche ever built to be incredibly fascinating.

According to the Associated Press, the 1898 “Egger-Lohner electric car model C.2 Phaeton,” or P1 for short was found in an old shed in Austria, where it is believed to have been since 1902. The rear-mounted, three-horsepower electric car was able to go as fast as 20 mph and as far as 50 miles on a single charge.

Check the video above for the P1’s unveiling at a Porsche museum in Stuttgart, Germany on Monday. The video also lists the details of the ride and shows us the iconic legendary sports car company sure has come a long, long way from its early days.

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