In the world of crazy lawsuits we live in, suing for a pair of sunglasses to reduce glare in your Porsche isn’t one we thought we’d ever hear, but it happened: Owners of Porsches from model years 2007 to 2016 with beige-colored interiors can now collect cash from the German sports car company for a pair of shades.
As reported by Carcomplaints.com; Porsche made the settlement last December. Owners of Porsches with interior colors including Cognac, Luxor Beige, Natural Brown, Platinum Grey or Sand Beige have been able to collect between $50 and $175 in compensation for a pair of polarized sunglasses. Apparently, the beige colors cause a glare annoying enough to sue Porsche over the issue.
Setting aside the absurdity of a Porsche owner with Porsche money suing for a pair of sunglasses, you are running out of time to get your Porsche-sponsored eye protection. All claims must be submitted by Sept. 21 of this year, so don’t dilly-dally about if you’ve been eyeing a new pair of Ray-Bans or Oakleys.
While Porsche did originally file a motion to dismiss the lawsuit, it eventually settled to avoid a costly court battle. Apparently nobody stopped driving their Porsches because of the issue, and no injuries were reported, either. However, if a pair of shades you can pick up for as little as $5 fixes the problem, we wouldn’t stop driving our Porsche, either. If we had a Porsche…