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Old 06-26-2021, 10:27 AM   #127
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... I throw hard numbers back at them so they can see what the market was willing to support at that time...
Just to screw with you a little. I don't think numbers always dictate/justify the effort in validating a product for market.

They only sold 3950 S14's in Australia.

Yet we got the s15.

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I thought it was because Americans are just more superficial - its a cheap way to look rich right...?

Nah, it’s more that Europe and Japan has crazy high taxes on engine displacement over 2.0L so this opens up a bigger share of buyers. But I think they wanted to make enough of them to justify the costs so they released it for North American markets as well.
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