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06 April 2012

Ferdinand Porsche dies aged 76

Porsche confirms that the designer of the original 911 has died
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The grandson of Porsche's founder and designer of the iconic 911, Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, has died in Salzburg, Austria aged 76.

He was head of the Porsche design studio in the early sixties when the manufacturer developed the brand-defining 911, which is now in its seventh iteration.

We salute you, Ferdinand Porsche.

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