Porsche is Doomed, by Eric Peters


Electric vehicle mandates could well be the death of an iconic automative nameplate. From Eric Peters at theburningplatform.com:

Maybe the worst thing about this electric car business is the way it will – if it succeeds – homogenize cars, make one just like another in every meaningful way. Think about bumper cars. You pick a different body or color – but the cars are all exactly the same.

So it is with electric cars.

A motor is, after all, a motor. One spins the same as the others.

Unlike engines – which reciprocate. And which can be (and have been) made in an almost infinite variety of ways: Fours and sixes and eights and tens and twelves; in-line, 90 and 60 degree V. Horizontally opposed. Overhead valve and overhead cam.

Big and small block. Fuel-injected or turbocharged.


This variety having endowed the cars they powered with distinctive character. Consider…

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Author: Lisa the Infidel

I am an #Infidel - born and bred North Carolina.

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