The view ahead is astonishing. The fascia is so simple that it seems to have transcended plainness to verge on the beautiful. During rare lapses of driving concentration, it’s easy to imagine a designer sketching its simple lines, sweeping his pencil across the paper in a long, perfect semi-circle that echoes the extreme curvature of the windscreen, then leaning forward in concentration to add the two neat instrument pods. History tells us that everything about this car was for function, but it just so happens that the form became a thing of aesthetic wonder.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2005/10/13/the-porsche-legacy