Electric wheel hub drive of the Mercedes Mixte and Mercedes Electrique models, developed by Ferdinand Porsche, Technical Director of the Austrian Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft from 1906. As of 1907, the vehicles are built in a small series. In the Mixte hybrid vehicles, the combustion engine drives a generator that supplies electrical energy to the wheel hub motors. In a two-seater forerunner of the Mercedes Mixte based on a Lohner-Porsche with a Mercedes 28 hp engine, Porsche competes in the Exelberg Race in Lower Austria on 11 May 1902 and wins the large car class. (Photo index number in the Mercedes-Benz Classic Archives: 93080-14)

D653842 Motorsport history of Mercedes-Benz – Newsletter 1/2022
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    22C0008_010
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    Electric wheel hub drive of the Mercedes Mixte and Mercedes Electrique models, developed by Ferdinand Porsche, Technical Director of the Austrian Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft from 1906. As of 1907, the vehicles are built in a small series. In the Mixte hybrid vehicles, the combustion engine drives a generator that supplies electrical energy to the wheel hub motors. In a two-seater forerunner of the Mercedes Mixte based on a Lohner-Porsche with a Mercedes 28 hp engine, Porsche competes in the Exelberg Race in Lower Austria on 11 May 1902 and wins the large car class. (Photo index number in the Mercedes-Benz Classic Archives: 93080-14)
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    Feb 17, 2022
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