Porsche 960, a little brother of the 918 Spyder with central engine and eight cylinders

Porsche 918 Spyder

Porsche 918 Spyder

Now, we have an important war between three supercars: Porsche 918 Spyder, Ferrari LaFerrari and McLaren P1. This is currently the highest echelon in terms of performance, but the dispute could to extrapolate to a lower level. While Ferrari has the 488 GTB and McLaren the 650S, the brand from Stuttgart has an empty hole in their range that could be filled with a new model: the Porsche 960.

This name was registered by the brand in the past year and could serve to make a vehicle that clipping distances between the Porsche 911 Turbo S and Porsche 918 Spyder. The new sports could come in the 2019 and would be a model prestacional with a configuration of central engine. Another novelty would be an all new platform, which would be made of lightweight materials such as aluminum or titanium.

Porsche 918 Spyder

Porsche 918 Spyder

With this new base would make the Porsche 960 not happen to 1,400 kg weight. In addition to its lightness, it would also provide the mechanics to the height. The engine choice could be a eight-cylinder boxer, a 3.9 liter, discarding completely the V10 is equipped with some of its rivals. In terms of the power it speaks of figures around the 650 HP, the same as the McLaren 650S and anything less than the Ferrari 488 GTB. In addition, it could come with all-wheel drive.

it is Also rumored with a system of compression ratio of the variable called “Variocom” to increase your efficiency and reduce consumption and emissions. Still would be able to have a performance which is remarkable, with an acceleration of 0 to 100 km/h in about 2.5 seconds. In terms of its price also is expected to be at the height of its rivals. While these vehicles are around 200,000 euros, it is estimated that the Porsche 960 could achieve the 250,000 euros.

Source – Car Magazine