Auto April, 5 2012

Porsche 911 Designer, Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, Dies

A bit of sad news for lovers of the Porsche 911. The car’s designer, Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, has died at age 76. The hallmark of the Porsche line, the 911 is a symbol of all things Porsche since it debuted at the Frankfurt Auto Show in 1963. Autoblog notes that Ferdinand Alexander Porsche designed many other vehicles for Porsche including the 904 model and most important was the founder of the Porsche Design Studio in 1972.