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    Baluchitherium
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    Default Porsche 911 designer, Ferdinand Porsche, dead at 76

    http://www.foxnews.com/leisure/2012/...he-dead-at-76/

    He designed Porsche's classic 911 sports car the sleek model that evokes power, wealth and envy among aficionados cementing his grandfather's name into the modern psyche
    Ferdinand Alexander Porsche died Thursday in Salzburg, Austria at age 76, Porsche AG said. No cause was provided.
    Porsche, known as F.A. to his colleagues, was head of the Porsche design studio in the early 1960s when the company developed the 911 model that remains its brand-defining product. The car, now in its seventh version, remains recognizably the same vehicle, with its sloping roofline, long, low hood and prominent headlights.
    "The creator of the Porsche 911 has founded a culture of design in our company that distinguishes our sports cars even today," Porsche CEO Matthias Mueller said.
    Porsche was the son of former Porsche Chairman Ferry Porsche, who died in 1998, and the grandson of Ferdinand Porsche, who started the company as a design and engineering firm in the 1930s.
    Born in Stuttgart on Dec. 11, 1935, F.A. Porsche was initiated into the family business while still a boy, spending time in his grandfather's workshops and design facilities. He studied at the Hochschule fuer Gestaltung in Ulm and joined the company in 1958, taking over the design studio in 1962.


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    RIP Ferdinand. Your cars are awesome! Too bad I don't fit in them.
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    What a car....


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    I had a 95 911 and it was a fabulous car. He was a brilliant designer.

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