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Porsche introduces line of submersible cars :D

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An Italian container ship bound for Brazil while carrying some 2,000 cars including some three dozen Porsches caught fire and sank in the Atlantic Ocean just off the coast of France last week.

All 27 crew members aboard were rescued by the British military, though French authorities quickly began to clean up an oil spill caused as a result of the sinking.

The vessel ran aground on March 12 about 150 nautical miles southwest of Brest, France, at a depth of 15,000 feet beneath the surface of the ocean.

German automaker Porsche confirmed on Tuesday that the doomed vessel was carrying four models of the 911 GT2 RS.

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So, they now have puddle lights as standard?

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The vessel ran aground on March 12 about 150 nautical miles southwest of Brest, France, at a depth of 15,000 feet beneath the surface of the ocean.

How do you run aground in 15,000 feet of water?!?!
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Italian Container Ship was it - bet your life there wasn't a Ferrari on there :-)
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How do you run aground in 15,000 feet of water?!?!
It was Gammera.


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How do you run aground in 15,000 feet of water?!?!
When it hits the bottom I guess
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Wife and I narrowly missed the loss of a 540iTA from shipping on the MV Tricolor. Our vehicle came safely on another transport, but it was approximately the same time. The salvage effort is facinating. They use carbide-encrusted cables, and slice up the entire vessel like a loaf of bread.

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Time to get a boat and go Porsche hunting under the sea hope they shipped a silver one with red interior.

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At least they'll be injector models.

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Truly newest models of 'bathtub' Porsche.
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