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Old 09-20-2012, 04:56 PM   #5501
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I don't understand that since it's not like the 911 is a massive disappointment. I'm sure it's a good car. But there's a slightly better one. And a slightly better one than that. And a slightly better one at that. And another one that's better still. If you don't think that's good, then GREAT NEWS, we have another one. And what do people do when they buy this absolute-knock-your-panties-off version? They mod it anyway.
Well, then just buy that one that you think is best and ignore the other models.

Why do you not understand that they sell cars other than just the one you want?
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pagani is the worst at this... we're making a final edition zonda... now we're making another final final edition... then ifyou give us enough money, we'll still make you one
Yeah, Pagani definitely went over the top.
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No one is spared from this. The Mustang and the E92 M3 are blatant offenders. But the 911 made a career out of it.
What non-exotic car made in the last decade doesn't do this Albee? Carolla, Carolla S, E90 328i, E90 335i, Mini, Mini S, Mustang, Mustang SVT, etc...
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I said chimpout in a trayvon martin thread.

He didn't like that very much lol. The other personal insult was the navy seal copy pasta
I think I remember both of those. lol.
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Albee is an apple customer. Walks in, points at the pretty one, asks if it comes in white and walks out a happy customer
So true.
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So we can deduce that Frank's car is getting poor gas mileage because of Frank.
Sure.
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Well, then just buy that one that you think is best and ignore the other models.

Why do you not understand that they sell cars other than just the one you want?
I'm all for variety, but too much of a good thing is still too much. How much better is this one compared to this one? Or this one compared to that one? That's the part I can't understand, and again, goes back to the idea that I am paying this much for this car, it is the best of its kind.
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Hmm, I'd rather spend money on said uber-hot German girl in dirndl.
Germany is ok with this.
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What was this about again? I forget.
Knowing dave's feel of buying expensive and unnecessary (and also not installed) items.
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What non-exotic car made in the last decade doesn't do this Albee? Carolla, Carolla S, E90 328i, E90 335i, Mini, Mini S, Mustang, Mustang SVT, etc...
Notice I stuck strictly to performance cars. You started throwing other things into the mix.
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The argument for exclusivity can be tempered by the idea that, for a price, you can customize any of their cars to your heart's content.
You can't ask them to put a different engine in.
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You can't ask them to put a different engine in.
1) My initial comment was in regards to powertrain variances
2) Well yes, because I am sure Ferrari knows more than I do in regards to which engine goes best with which chassis.
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I'm all for variety, but too much of a good thing is still too much. How much better is this one compared to this one? Or this one compared to that one? That's the part I can't understand, and again, goes back to the idea that I am paying this much for this car, it is the best of its kind.
Epiphany moment!! That's why they make so many different models! Some are more tailored to luxary and touring, while others are track monsters. Because they offer so many different variations you can chose the one that is the best at what you want to use it for
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I'm all for variety, but too much of a good thing is still too much. How much better is this one compared to this one? Or this one compared to that one? That's the part I can't understand, and again, goes back to the idea that I am paying this much for this car, it is the best of its kind.
Hmm, I'm thinking your confusion might be that you think they are all for the same buyer. Some people buy Porsches to get groceries, and some people get Porsches only for the track. The best Porsche changes depending on what you want to do with it.
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hmm, i'm thinking your confusion might be that you think they are all for the same buyer. Some people buy porsches to get groceries, and some people get porsches only for the track. the best porsche changes depending on what you want to do with it.
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1) My initial comment was in regards to powertrain variances
2) Well yes, because I am sure Ferrari knows more than I do in regards to which engine goes best with which chassis.
Best engine for daily driving? small turbo I4. The best engine for sounding awesome? High revving NA V10 or V12. The best engine for the track? A turbo V6.

The "best" is subjective.
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Hmm, I'm thinking your confusion might be that you think they are all for the same buyer. Some people buy Porsches to get groceries, and some people get Porsches only for the track. The best Porsche changes depending on what you want to do with it.
So that would render the Cayenne and Panamera, and eventually, the Macan completely redundant, despite the fact that the 911 can do all these things.
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Best engine for daily driving? small turbo I4. The best engine for sounding awesome? High revving NA V10 or V12. The best engine for the track? A turbo V6.

The "best" is subjective.
So then tell me, out of all the variants produced on the 911 chassis, how many people are using them for their intended purpose besides going to Starbucks?
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So that would render the Cayenne and Panamera, and eventually, the Macan completely redundant, despite the fact that the 911 can do all these things.
one step forward, two steps back...

The panamera would be the best choice for transporting multiple people

The Cayenne would be the best choice for transporting multiple people with possible trips off the beaten path or for those that feel more comfortable higher up.

As Miles said, the best car is different for everyone. The best car for my needs isn't the best car for yours.
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