Porsche 924 Prototype


Production
- Production: 8+6
- Production date: 1972 to 1975


Notes
- The EA425 project was initiated in January 1972.
- EA425 was created by Porsche but owned by Volkswagen.
- In 1974 EA425 was intended as the successor of the Audi's 100 Coupé S.
- In 1975 Porsche become the responsible manufacturer of the 924 the successor of the 914.
- A modified BMW 1600 or 2002 (914N or V1) in April-October 1972.
- A modified Opel Manta (W1 or V2) October 1972.
- Later another Manta (V3) had the complete 924 underbody, 6000 miles in the Algerian desert.
- First 8 prototypes were built for testing from June 1973 to 1974.
- 6 prototypes were built corresponding to the final design.
- 56 pre-production 924s built at Neckarsulm October 1975 to December 1975.
- About 100 pilot-build cars, full production started in November 1975.





Porsche 924 replaced the 914 model.




A VW-badged scale model of the EA425.




Different prototypes being developed.




A crash test from the rear.




Assembly of the real car at Neckarsulm.