According the official website of Porsche Ferdinand Alexander Porsche in Salzburg, Austria on Thursday, April 5, at the age of 76 years died honorary chairman of the supervisory board of automaker Porsche and creator of the legendary Porsche 911 sports car by Ferdinand Alexander Porsche .
Porsche CEO Matthias Mueller expressed hiis condolences due to death of Ferdinand Alexander Porsche Mueller said the author of the Porsche 911 has created the culture of design, which the company still adheres to the development of sports cars. His philosophy of good design has become a testament to us, which we intend to stick with respect to the future" .
Ferdinand Alexander Porsche was born in Stuttgart in 1935 and was the eldest son of the head of automaker Porsche Ferry Porsche His work in the company of his father Ferdinand Alexander began in 1958. In 1962 he led the design studio Porsche, and a year later created a furore in the market of sports cars, Porsche introducing 901 (911).
In 1972, Ferdinand Alexander Porsche's father went out of business, creating his own design studio with headquarters in Austria Zell am See. Under the brand Porsche Design produced a variety of accessories including watches and pens.