I'm not sure why a newer model being "worse" than the old matters. If you like the older ones, buy an older one. If the new one sucks, it doesn't make all previous models before it disappear.
Yeah this is true to those who can see reason. Unfortunately there are those fanbois that use a model of vehicle(or anything for that matter) as their champion to brag about, even if they don't own it. Go on any car blog with a comments section and you see people *itching about Ferraris and Lamborginis as being better than the other despite having no chance of owning either. The new model 'needs' to be the best so they can stuff it in their opposition's face. Very unfortunate indeed.