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Steyr Daimler Puch All Wheel Drives.

Steyr Daimler Puch are manufacturers of some unique and capable all wheel drive vehicles.

Dating from 1958 to 1976 the Haflinger is a pocket-size 4WD that four strong men can lift. The Pinzgauer, made as a 4x4 and a 6x6, is the Haflinger's younger but bigger brother.

As well as making their own 4x4s and 6x6s in the factory at Graz Austria, Steyr Daimler Puch have also made the G-wagen for Mercedes Benz, 4x4 vans for VW, 4WD transmission for the Fiat Panda, and are assembling the Jeep Grand Cherokee. As if 1997 they are also building the 4WD transmission of the Land Rover Freelander. They contributed much of the know how for the US Army's FMTV 4x4 and 6x6 trucks.

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1969 Haflinger 700AP at Graz -

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2000: Production of Pinzgauer set to end at SFT - see Treffen.
1998: Steyr Daimler Puch AG bought by Magna Int. Inc.
1996: Production of Mercedes Benz E-class 4MATIC (4x4).
1994: Production of Grand Cherokees, LHD and all RHD models.
1990: Eurostar, ~SFT+Chrysler, build Chrysler Voyager (Daimler Chrysler buy out E' in 1999).
1987: Motorcycle and bicycle business sold, to Piaggio of Italy.
1984: VW Transporter Syncro (4x4) production (to 1992)
1979: G-wagen production in cooperation with Mercedes Benz.
1971: Pinzgauer 4x4 and 6x6
1959: Haflinger.
1957: Puch 500 car, based on the Fiat 500 but with 2-cylinder 500cc Puch engine. The car was rallied with success!
1954: First mopeds.
1952: First scooters.
1934: Austro Daimler Puch and Steyr Works merge to form Steyr Daimler Puch AG
1928: Puch and Austro Daimler (who started by building Daimler cars under licence) merge to form Austro Daimler Puch Werke AG.
1904: Puch motorcylces
1900: 1st car built by Puch.
1899: Johann Puch registers his Styrian bicycle factory.
[- from Steyr and other sources]

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