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Offline B2

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90% of production cars share 70% of componentry.

I think they have to to keep the cost down.

Could you imagine the cost of exotics if everything was unique.  The tooling costs alone would blow the overall cost of the car out.

My crappy old 308 has a multitude of different parts in it.  Hence its unreliablility.  Including I think the electric window switches which looked like they were from BMW based on the logo on the bottom?????



Offline B2

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and as for who buys them, lambo have always been the pinnup car for "Badass" rockstars, celebrities...... boxers

MHH seemed like such a nice chap when I met him in Melbourne.  :p



Offline AshSimmonds

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sure they cant take them home, but im sure they have a lot of pride in creating a legend. the whole assembly thing sucks, but it keeps them in a job.

That's pretty much the point, you've just muddled the words.

They used to see themselves as creating a legend, now they just have a job.



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I think they have to to keep the cost down.

Could you imagine the cost of exotics if everything was unique.  The tooling costs alone would blow the overall cost of the car out.

My crappy old 308 has a multitude of different parts in it.  Hence its unreliablility.  Including I thing the electric window switches which looked like they were from BMW based on the logo on the bottom?????

Yeah Fiat/Ferrari/Lancia/etc parts bin.

This one always cracked me up (half the reason is because I turned the Audi symbol upside-down to read it :p )

<a href="http://au.youtube.com/watch?v=Dp4LGfZUx7I" target="_blank">http://au.youtube.com/watch?v=Dp4LGfZUx7I</a>



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