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Carrera vs Carrara: Which is Correct?

Everyone knows about the 911 Carrera, but what about a white Carrera?  There’s Grand Prix White, Glacier White, and even Carrara White.  That’s right, a Carrera in Carrara White — not Carrera White.  But why?

The spelling of Carrara White is not a mistake, and it’s not an homage to the 911 Carrera either.  That both the car and the paint color share the same name is entirely a coincidence and a different spelling entirely deliberate.

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