Founded in 1906 by Wilhelm and Albert Reutter in Stuttgart as Reutter Carosserie-Werke, the company became known for building limousine bodies during the 1920s. In 1930 they started producing bodies for the Volkswagen Beetle. When Porsche moved to Stuttgart, it marked the beginning of a close working relationship with the nearby Reutter coachworks - to become the main supplier of Porsche bodies for nearly two decades, before being annexed into the Porsche organization. In 1963, Porsche acquired the body manufacturing plant. What remained was renamed to Recaro GmbH & Co, (short for REutter CAROsserie) changing its focus to high-endseats. In 1970 the company was sold to Keiper, which was founded by Fritz Keiper in 1920.
We'll tell the story of this company on the occasion of its anniversary or when it will reach a sufficient number of cars.
If you would like to share your knowledge and archive, click on the banner JOIN THE LAB - HELP US TO IMPROVE & COMPLETE THE INFORMATION.
The census of all the cars related to this topic is in progress.
1953 Porsche 356 1500 Super
- Coachbuilder: Stuttgarter Karosseriewerk Reutter
- Chassis n°: 11361
- Engine n°: 30240
1956 Porsche 356A 1500 GS Carrera Coupé
- Coachbuilder: Reutter
- Chassis n°: 56778
- Engine n°: 90667