Is this Porsche or Ferrari that we’re talking about here? SMH

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Since Singer Vehicle Design announced the ACS off-road 911 not that long ago, we have been sitting on our toes waiting for the final iteration to come out. As it turns out, we will have to show a little more bit of patience because there has been a hiccup related to the PORSCHE lettering stamped on the vehicle.

Porsche Gets Overly Sensitive, Protests Design of the Singer ACS Wallpaper quality Exterior High Resolution
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Long story short, Porsche does not like its name painted on something it did not build. According to Carscoops, the carmaker’s legal department acted swiftly, asking Singer to “pull all media of the car until the situation was rectified.”

Now, as the same outlet points out, this is a giant company – namely Porsche – coming in all hot and heavy at a smaller manufacturer – namely Singer – that also happens to be quite popular among gearheads, both those who can afford their restomods and those that are happy to use pictures of them as wallpapers.

Porsche Gets Overly Sensitive, Protests Design of the Singer ACS Wallpaper quality Exterior High Resolution
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Fixing the problem would most likely entail that Singer removes the PORSCHE lettering on the rear end of the ACS off-roader. In addition, it must also change the vehicle’s side skirt, as they too feature Porsche’s name.

What is curious about the situation is that some of Singer’s previous builds feature the said lettering and it did not seem to bother Porsche. Moreover, this might be just a matter of miscommunication, or maybe Porsche was taken by surprise when Singer unveiled the ACS because nobody gave them the heads up.

Porsche Gets Overly Sensitive, Protests Design of the Singer ACS Wallpaper quality Exterior High Resolution
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At the time of writing, Singer is probably working on a solution to fix the issue. It would be incredibly sad to see the project scrapped to do a lettering snafu, but hopefully it will not come to that. We need more flat-six, 450-horsepower 964 Safari 911s in our lives.

Source: Carscoops

Tudor Rus
Tudor Rus
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Tudor’s first encounter with cars took place when he was only a child. Back then, his father brought home a Trabant 601 Kombi and a few years later, a Wartburg 353. At that time, he was too young to know how they worked and way too young to drive them, but he could see one thing – each of them had a different ethos and their own unique personality. As time went on, he started seeing that in other cars as well, and his love for the automobile was born.  Read full bio
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