Originally Posted by uhurit
Bad idea for Porsche. Would cause their resale values to plummet eventually. They would also have some clientele defect to other brands. Good for BMW, though
But VAG owns and has been selling much higher end cars than Porsche (Lamborghini, Bugatti Veyron & Bentley) that the resale values are not plummeting. Also according to the Times
, it seems more like VAG is the one "buying" Porsche to save it from its $12 billion debt accrued from it initial fervent attempt to take over VAG.