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Originally Posted by DDDD View Post
I think the most relevant point which has been brought up so far is that Porsche is ORIGINAL, not an IMITATION.

Porsche put the first turbo on a production car. They invented torsion bars for their purpose at the time. They pioneered ABS, airbags. They were the first to put four wheel drive on performance cars like the 959. They came up with early fuel injection methods. PASM, Traction control, and many other systems where perfected by Porsche.

Porsche does all kinds of R+D around the world for companies you wouldn't even think of. Like Harley. What does Porsche know about motorcyle engines? Enough, apparently. All kinds of companies hire Porsche as consultants.

If it were not for companies like Porsche pushing the envelope, we would not have a lot of the features on the market that we do today.

Porsche had the most advanced car in 1973. Or, say 1976. Or, say 1993. Or say 2001.

Being the first to do something means you take your lumps. But Porsche doesn't know any other way.
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