JZM are delighted to announce that we have been appointed UK distributor for Granit classic Porsche tractor parts.
From their central warehouse in Heeslingen, near Hamburg in Germany, GRANIT operate throughout Europe and offer a unique range of Porsche classic tractor spare parts, this range of high quality Porsche tractor parts is expanding all the time and is now available through our on line shop.
A brief history
Ferdinand Porsche began development of the “Volksschlepper” (Peoples Tractor) in 1937. A total of 120,000 Porsche diesel tractors were built between 1950 and 1963 plus 30,000 Allgaier tractors with Porsche engines, more than 50 different versions were built with one to four cylinder air cooled diesel engines.
In 1956 Mannesmann AG acquired the licence for the Porsche engine design and the Allgaier tractor design and after rebuilding and expanding the old Zeppelin factory near Friedrichshafen into one of the most modern production facility of its time where it began production of the Porsche tractor range
Porsche-Diesel Motorenbau GmbH ceased production toward the end of 1963.