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We really doubt many automakers take our suggestions seriously but we can't help but point out when changes we've advocated here actually take shape on a production vehicle. When the Porsche Cayenne came out I thought it was a beautifully crafted SUV. But it had this atrocious chrome bordering all the windows. It made a mean machine look gaudy. In Detroit I saw the new model year Cayennes on display and the base model (above) had no chrome, while the Turbo (click below) had replaced the chrome with a frosted silver plastic (also noticed that on some Audis). Both are vast improvements and I salute Porsche for making the change, even if it had nothing to do with us.