Ferdinand Alexander Porsche (11 December 1935 – 5 April 2012), nicknamed "Butzi", son of Ferry Porsche, grandson of Ferdinand Porsche, was a German designer whose best known product was the first Porsche 911. While his grandfather and father were both engineers, he was more involved in working out the appearance of a product. He never thought of himself as an artist or designer, but more as a technically talented craftsman in shaping.
Ferdinand Porsche was an Austrian-German automotive engineer and founder of the Porsche car company. He is best known for creating the first gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle, the Volkswagen Beetle, the Auto Union racing car, the Mercedes-Benz SS/SSK, several other important developments and Porsche automobiles. An important contributor to the German war effort during World War II, Porsche was involved in the production of advanced tanks such as the VK 4501, the Elefant self-propelled gun, and th
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The Porsche family (sometimes called Porsche-Piëch family) is a prominent Austrian-German family of industrialists descending from the Austrian-German automotive pioneer Ferdinand Porsche. Its members control Porsche SE and have a majority voting right over Volkswagen AG , the largest automaker in the world.
Ferdinand Alexander Porsche (who was also nicknamed "Butzi") and Ferdinand Porsche's nephew took charge on designing the new model. The first units were manufactured in 1962. However, Peugeot pushed legally for a change of the name, due to its registered trademark on automobile names with a zero amid two numbers .
The Porsche Design Studio (now Studio F. A. Porsche) was established in Stuttgart, Germany, in 1972 by Prof. Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, (nickname Butzi), Grandson of the Porsche founder Ferdinand Porsche and designer of the Porsche 911.
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Apr 05, 2012 · Automobile Magnate. Known mainly for designing the iconic and groundbreaking Porshe 911. The same can be said in his remarkable and personal favorite, the racer type 904 GTS Carrera, an important benchmark in auto racing in the 1960s. Known as being a Functionalist in design, he applied fundamental principles in his...
Aug 07, 2020 · Ferry Porsche with his son Ferdinand Alexander in the Zuffenhausen factory yard in 1964. (Photo: Porsche Archiv, Porsche 911) After countless discussions, the wheelbase was reduced by 10cm (4in ...
Ferdinand Alexander Porsche was born on month day 1935, to Ferdinand Anton Ernst Porsche and Dorothea Porsche (born Reitz). Ferdinand was born on September 19 1909, in Wiener Neustadt, Österreich. Dorothea was born on November 30 1911, in Stuttgart, Duitsland.