Hanomag Kommisbrot - 1925 - Germany

The Rear Engined People's Car

Hanomag - Kommisbrot

Production Years: 1925-1928
Country: Germany
Number Produced: 16,000

The “Kommisbrot” (a German nickname which means a loaf of military bread) was designed by two young Engineers who had no previous automobile experience. They sold their prototype and drawings to Hanomag, a powerful German Company that specialized in locomotives and large engines.

The 16,000 Kommissbrots represent at least 2/3 of the prewar production. After the war, millions of cars were be manufactured by Volkswagen, Renault, Hillman, Fiat, etc. It was the first "people's car" with a rear engine.