Tag Archives: 1973

Truly hand made.

Found this small gem of a documentary about Porsche, dating probably from 73. Lots of footage from the assembly line…
In this day and age, when marketing advertises “craftmanship” and “handmade” willy-nilly, it’s sobering to watch a truly hand made car being built. No robots but hammers abound…

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Life is full of choices…

40 years ago, life was more colourful. In 1973, between standard and special order colours, Porsche had 5 different shades of green and 5-7 shades of blue in the catalog. Most can be seen below. Today, we’re a lot more consevative judging by the many shades of black and gray that can be seen in most car parks…

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