Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, designer of the iconic 911, has died aged 76.
The grandson of company founder Ferdinand Porsche and son of Ferry, Ferdinand Alexander was heavily involved with the German marque's road and race car programmes, including the successful 904, during the 1960s.
He left Porsche in 1972, along with other family members, when it became a joint stock company.
Ferdinand then went on to found the Porsche Design Studio, which developed watches, glasses and writing equipment.
In a statement, Porsche AG's chief executive officer Matthias Muller said: "As creator of the Porsche 911, he established a design culture that still moulds our sportscars today. His philosophy of good design is a legacy that we will honour in the future."