#1 Legendary sports car designer Ferdinand Porsche is dead at 7604-05-2012, 04:13 PM
This 1963 photo shows Ferdinand Alexander Porsche leaning on a Type 901 Porsche. The creator of the legendary Porsche 911 died at the age of 76, the car manufacturer announced Wednesday. (Porsche AG)
By Jerry Hirsch April 5, 2012, 11:39 a.m.
Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, who designed the first 911 sports car and went on to found a consumer products design firm that also carried the Porsche name, died Thursday in Salzburg, Austria. He was 76.
04-05-2012, 04:15 PM
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Rest in Peace. the Porsche 911 has been my dream car ever since I was 12.
04-09-2012, 09:52 AM
Cool cars are always a good legacy to leave behind.
Another famous innovator from Salzburg, like Mozart. I was watching TSOM on ABC Family over the weekend. Such a beautiful place.
04-10-2012, 12:13 AM
RIP to the designer of my dream car.
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