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Originally Posted by DAEpperson View Post
Wayne - from a technological perspective (and by that I guess I am also thinking of maintenance/keeping it going), in your opinion does the superior performance (over something like a 993 TT) make up for the complexity/longevity issues?

BTW - just to be clear, I love hearing about this car, and have subscribed to all of the 959 threads I've come across. But if you're not a Porsche parts supplier or Mr. Canepa, can you drive a 959?
I'm sorry, I guess I don't understand the question. You don't own a 959 these days for it's driving performance, you own it for it's heritage (and the bonus of excellent performance). That said, the price of a 993 Turbo is higher than that of a 996 Turbo which is a better performing car than the 993.

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