The Legend; Porsche.
Stuttgart; Ferdinand Porsche.
The company was founded by Ferdinand Porsche, who was the chief engineer at Mercedes-Benz. He later incorporated his personal engineering plant, where he had developed numerous designs for the 'People's Car' or popularly known as the 'Volkswagen'. By 1931, Ferdinand incorporated a company under his own name: 'Porsche'
The Ever-Gorgeous 911.
For five decades, the Porsche 911 has been viewed as the most iconic sports car and has been the centerpiece of the Porsche brand. No other sports car in the world has ever been so well-received by automobile enthusiasts and no other sports car has ever won so many races.
Production passes the 14,000 mark. Porsche enlarges the Zuffenhausen factory with a new multistory assembly operation.
1972: Porsche goes public.
History In The Making.
Porsche became a public company in 1972 under the leadership of Ferdinand Porsche's son, Ferry Porsche. The top of the line model at the spearhead of the company's production line? The ever-gorgeous 911 Carrera.