Ran When Parked

This is the latest installment of RWP’s series of articles on Porsche designs through the ages. This time, we focus on perhaps the most dubious period in the company’s history. Ferdinand Porsche first met Nazi leader Adolf Hitler in 1926 at an auto race. Unfortunately or not for Porsche, Hitler had a love for the automobile as well as a keen interest in design. In 1933, the dictator summoned Porsche to Berlin for a private chat shortly after the opening of the Berlin Auto Show.

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