A sad day for Porsche and automobile industry as Ferdinand Alexander Porsche grandson of Ferdinand Porsche died on April 5, 2012. He was a designer at Porsche who was responsible for first Porsche 911. He had also designed and shaped Porsche 904 which according to him was his favorite among other major accomplishments.
His death occurred on the same day when the new Porsche 911 claims 2012 performance car of the year award. We pay our condolence to Porsche family.