Ferdinand Porsche Dies at 76

Chris Reiter and Alex Webb, reporting for Bloomberg:

Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, the designer of the original version of the iconic 911 sportscar, died today in Salzburg, Austria. He was 76.

β€œAs creator of the Porsche 911, he established a design culture that molds our sportscars still today,” Matthias Mueller, chief executive officer of Porsche AG, said in an e-mailed statement. β€œHis philosophy of good design is for us a legacy that we will also honor in the future.”

Arguably the most iconic design in automotive history.

β˜… Thursday, 5 April 2012

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