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Flatsixes.com - April 22, 2013

A Night at the Museum With Karl Ludvigsen: Interview and Pictures

There is likely nobody more knowledgeable in regard to the historically relevant moments of Porsche than Mr. Karl Ludvigsen. Having spent several years of his life chronicling these moments in the form of several literary works, from the beginnings-to-present historical epic "Excellence Was Expected", to the most recent "Porsche - Origin of the Species" depicting the details of the Gmund-built 356 models, from how they came about, to how they changed the future of the company. Ludvigsen's familiarity with Porsche factory employees, and members of the family, as well as his familiarity with the products that the company has churned out over its history has given him an opportunity to tell these stories to the rest of the world. Read our full account of the evening after the picture gallery below.

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Karl Ludvigsen
Karl Ludvigsen

In addition to his motor industry activities as an executive (with GM, Fiat and Ford) and head of a consulting company, Karl Ludvigsen has been active for over 50 years as an author and historian. As an author, co-author or editor he has some four dozen books to his credit. Needless to say, they are all about cars and the motor industry, Karl's life-long passion.

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