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Old 01-27-2020, 08:47 PM   #1 (permalink)
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..and people say Germans don't have a sense of humor

https://youtu.be/92sXWVxRr0g

That looked fun
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There is something wrong with a four-door Porsche. And I donít get the four LED headlight thing. Some of the older cars were sweet.
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There is something wrong with a four-door Porsche. And I donít get the four LED headlight thing. Some of the older cars were sweet.
It's just for identity so people know. They are really stupid-looking. When Kia starts to put them on everything Porsche will change to triangles or something else.
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There is something wrong with a four-door Porsche. And I donít get the four LED headlight thing. Some of the older cars were sweet.
Panamera 4S is nice. I don't mind driving the old mans when ever I can. It is an oddly refined stupid power kinda feeling. That and massaging seats are just awesome.
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I must be tarded but how does this show Germans having a sense of humor?
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I must be tarded but how does this show Germans having a sense of humor?
Because their advertising company made a funny video.
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Not a Porsche fan, but I am a fan of people driving things really fast around corners, so that was cool. Probably going to be more entertaining than half the Superbowl commercials out there this year.


EPA estimated range on that Taycan is 201 miles. They're not really adding fuel to the whole electric vehicle fire with numbers like that.
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Elec cars are getting beastly
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Because their advertising company made a funny video.
Maybe I'm super traded then but that video was not made for the German market. Being smart enough to exploit humor in other countries to make money does not translate to having it in your own. Or am I missing something?
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Maybe I'm super traded then but that video was not made for the German market. Being smart enough to exploit humor in other countries to make money does not translate to having it in your own. Or am I missing something?
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The 4-door is the new taycan, Porsche's dive into the EV performance car market. Its got 700 HP and was purpose built to outperform Tesla. I am a huge Porsche fan, but not a EV fan. Until they can charge the batteries in the time it takes me to fill a fuel tank, I will stick with the VVVVVRRRRRRROOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOMMMMMMMMMM. Besides, I have a long standing love affair with the internal combustion engine.
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I still like to be a mechanic and work on my vehicles. I donít want to need to be a electrician to work on the car.
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I still like to be a mechanic and work on my vehicles. I donít want to need to be a electrician to work on the car.
Donít sweat it so much, you can still change the wiper blades and check the air in the tires.
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Donít sweat it so much, you can still change the wiper blades and check the air in the tires.
not for long

the windshield will repel rain via some electronic device and the tires will be controlled by one too

also in the future the feds will require a license and permit to change a tire
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I must be tarded but how does this show Germans having a sense of humor?
Can't ya tell?

It's a gas.
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I saw one of the new Taycans sitting across the street from the Marriott last week. Didnt know what it was at first. Knew it was a Porsche and that it wasnt a Panamerica. It is beautiful in black.

Ok thats kind of odd. I just read where it was being released in europe this jan and not until spring in the US. But it was sitting on the street with NY plates and very clearly said Taycan on the rear. Hmmm.

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The 4 headlights are such an ugly thing.
It just looks fucking stupid.
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Who says the Germans don't have a sense of humor?

You have to understand it to get the funny.

The same people probably don't think Brits are funny, either.

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The Volkswagen commercials with the geeky lab coat guy were attempts at humor by children of Nazis long before this.
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i never realized that most of the guards in Germany were minoritys.
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More than half the deposits on the Taycan are from folks who do not own a Porsche. Large number are existing Tesla owners.

My friend has a Taycan Turbo S (don't get me started on the Turbo S moniker for an E-car), and says when he drove the demo at Carson it handled as well as his 911. Over $200K and apparently the first year US allocation is spoken for
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Not a Porsche fan, but I am a fan of people driving things really fast around corners, so that was cool. Probably going to be more entertaining than half the Superbowl commercials out there this year.





EPA estimated range on that Taycan is 201 miles. They're not really adding fuel to the whole electric vehicle fire with numbers like that.


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My username may be EarlyBroncoGuy, but I'm into Porsches too. Mine is a project ('66 912 with some....modifications), but as soon as I win the Lotto, I'm calling Singer Vehicle Design and commissioning a custom 911 for fun, then booking a flight with WheelsUp to Stuttgart and visit the factory to watch them assemble my new 911 Turbo for street use. While I'm there I'll see about ordering a GT3RS for track days.
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Who says the Germans don't have a sense of humor?

You have to understand it to get the funny.

The same people probably don't think Brits are funny, either.

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You can always tell a German- just can't tell them much.



How can you tell how smart a German is.....



Don't worry they will tell you.




I can go all day, I work for a German based company....
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All minorities chasing a white male? Oh, except for the bumbling white male on the tractor.

Still not WOKE enough! The cops were both racists.

I'm boycotting Porsche!
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