No more Porsche Carrera GTs :(

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  1. Ruiner

    Ruiner Evil Inside

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    From Autoweek

    "Thanks to new 2006 smart airbag requirements, the 200-plus Porsche Carrera GT's slated for our showrooms in 2006 will no longer be coming. Porsche said the cost of engineering two-stage airbags and having to crash cars again didn't make business sense. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration denied Porsche's request for a waiver. Since production began in January 2004, 396 Carrera GT's have been sold in the States"

    Gotta love the good ol' USA! Fucking DOT regulations. :(
     
  2. JasinS

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    thats pretty gay
     
  3. Bloke

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    damn ntsa
     
  4. Nyce

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    Or maybe Porsche is just greedy as fuck and don't want to make less money on their cars.

    Or maybe they rather comply with safety regulations to protect the life of some dumb fuck who might crash and end himself then his family will someone for allowing an unsafe car into production.
     
  5. DagoRcR

    DagoRcR OT Supporter

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    thoes cars should be exempt, you don't want to survive a crash in that
     
  6. FarBeyondDriven

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    Most beautiful car ever made.
     
  7. Chadder007

    Chadder007 OG Diamond Member

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    Air bags suck anyway.
     
  8. Layne Staley

    Layne Staley New Member

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    They'll be worth billions now! BILLIONS!!!
     
  9. FarBeyondDriven

    FarBeyondDriven OT Supporter

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    You should go drink bleach. Fucking moron...
     
  10. GBlansten

    GBlansten OT's Bean Doc OT Supporter

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    In some ways but Europe has enacted severe pedestrian crash regulations that are already changing the design of the front of many cars and will change the way cars look from now on.
     
  11. SpeedyGST

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    because im sure a two stage airbag is twice as safe....i'd rather have no airbag.
     
  12. flytojungho

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    gotta whip out my life savings to buy one b4 they're gone :)
     
  13. 01_Cruiser

    01_Cruiser An American Classic OT Supporter

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    if bill gates wants one, then they will find there way here (even if it is 10 years down the road)
     
  14. LeeeeeeeeeeroyJ

    LeeeeeeeeeeroyJ New Member

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    they still allow cars without airbags...you could buy one from a mexican address and import it...it might even be cheaper because of the taxes
     
  15. Y2kAccord

    Y2kAccord Everything happens for reasons I just dont know

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    LIke anyone here could afford one anyway
     
  16. Original Sin

    Original Sin I'm so hood.

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    :werd: I've been in a dozen or so accidents, and the only ones that hurt, involved airbags.
     
  17. chrislehr

    chrislehr * from home

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    The government needs to focus on the real killer. sharks! :eek3:
     
  18. MrBucket

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    the porsche dealership near me has 2 carerra gts for sale

    doubt anyone on here could afford one though
     
  19. MrBucket

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    one is used and one is new, both are the silver with ascott interior
     
  20. Boosted_AWD_

    Boosted_AWD_ 10,000 Watts RMS

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    no airbags ftl
     
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    well that's mighty gay
     
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  23. Ruiner

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    :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: Nien!
     
  24. tekknikal

    tekknikal Nothing's ever been better than that

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    damn ...thatll have an interesting affect on resale values.
     
  25. imslayer

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    thats sucks
     

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