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autoindx
02-25-2005, 12:49 PM
<IMG SRC="http://www.autoindex.org/images/news/1094/norm_1_orig.jpg" BORDER="0"><br>&lt;p&gt;<br>The first "Shooting brake" based on Porsche-911 will be unveiled at the Geneva Motorshow, next March 1th.<p>Protoscar SA has developed this special coachbuilder-version with particular attention to the street-legal requirements: in fact this bodystyle can be realized on any Porsche 911 coupe' - 996 type. A small production is foreseen, and personalization is possible according to customers wishes<p><A HREF="http://www.autoindex.org" TARGET="_blank">http://www.autoindex.org</A>

bm88
02-25-2005, 01:17 PM
Is this 996 or 997 based?<p>Also, where did you get the image?

autoindx
02-25-2005, 01:22 PM
This is based on the 996.<p>It is an official image supplied by Protoscar.

Charger
02-25-2005, 01:38 PM
Thats hideous. It reminds me of the Insight <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/pukeface.gif" BORDER="0">

Buster
02-25-2005, 04:15 PM
<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>autoindx</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><br>A small production is foreseen<p></TD></TR></TABLE>Why? <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/bonk.gif" BORDER="0"> Think of all those amazing Porsches giving their lives for this. The new rear end is pretty nice, but it does not match the front end to my eyes. Someone put on the brakes and start shooting Protoscar. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/eek2.gif" BORDER="0">

pittVRS
02-25-2005, 04:43 PM
This looks like a Porsche van. It's pants.

Redline
02-25-2005, 06:18 PM
I don't think I even have to say how bad this is, but I will anyway. This really looks terrible, especially since its the 996 generation. They were so unique, and they can't easily be replaced like they could if they were 997s. I say Rinspeed did much better with the Bedouin.

SV
02-25-2005, 08:49 PM
i could see that rear end on a next-generation lexus RX330 or similar, but not on a porsche <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/pukeface.gif" BORDER="0">

Dan J.
02-25-2005, 09:48 PM
Somebody needs to slap the person that committed this design crime.

Ascariss
02-25-2005, 09:54 PM
Why would you even want to do this to a porsche? <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/nixweiss.gif" BORDER="0"> Shouldn't there be a law against this type of modifications? What's next? steelies cheap plastic interior and viola cargo van. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/beigesmilewinkgrin.gif" BORDER="0">

syclone
02-26-2005, 10:49 AM
You probably can't even bring groceries home in it, because putting your milk or lettuce right on top of the engine would lead to diaster. I wonder if they solved that problem.

Speedstick
02-27-2005, 05:56 AM
ewwwww<p>The back looks like Renault.

Speedstick
02-27-2005, 06:01 AM
Actually it's the drunken bastard lovechild of a 996 and an Avantime.

ricerammer
02-28-2005, 08:46 PM
I would be inclined to agree. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/pukeface.gif" BORDER="0"> is right.

mzoltarp
03-01-2005, 06:31 AM
Amen, Brother! Charger is right. The total definition of unattractive. Besides why would anyone want a Porsche Squareback?

ToronadoGT
03-03-2005, 07:19 PM
Oh my God... <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/pukeface.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Words can't even begin to describe how much I hate this thing. I think the designer is on the bottle. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/all_coholic.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/drink.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>This Porsche needs help!

GerjurdKing
03-04-2005, 08:24 AM
I have nothing to add but <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/pukeface.gif" BORDER="0">

Aidan
03-04-2005, 11:40 AM
o my god that is the worst looking car i've ever seen in my life! What are protoscar smokin?:-(