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03-31-2013, 03:40 AM
I don't know if we have that in the Library ?
Quite good looking with those wheels...

03-31-2013, 11:44 AM
Those are cool, have not seen them before. Looks like the total production number is off, in the first article.

03-31-2013, 02:28 PM
Those look like cards I used to see on eBay. Nicely done even though the info isn't quite accurate.

03-31-2013, 08:11 PM
Yeah, that's just one of a series of cards that were issued on various cars. As Glen said, commonly available on eBay.

04-01-2013, 07:51 AM
Well, we've got one for free...

04-01-2013, 08:14 AM
Yes, thank you for posting. I've long wondered the specifics of what these cards said, but never bothered to buy on on eBay becuase I didn't think they offered much unique information. I do appreciate your contribution -- thanks again !

There's a lot of information in there that is incorrect and/or misleading:

- a KE-Jetronic engine is depicted
- the wrong wheels are indicated (late 126/early 124 "13-hole" wheels are shown)
- wildly incorrect production numbers (off by a factor of almost 2.5x)
- current values indicated are very very high
- Porsche production numbers were generally around 10-12 units per day, not 20 as indicated
- gas mileage shown is perhaps a bit low
- indicates Bosch Motronic injection system, which is incorrect (also correctly indicates hot-wire injection in two other references)