While Porsche has been understandably tight-lipped on details, the vehicle is believed to be a twin-turbo V8-powered supercar, making 600-hp. It will be a mid-engined machine and utilize an AWD system to deliver all that power to the ground with maximum grip.
The body will use a considerable amount of carbon fiber.
This latest rumor piles on speculation as to exactly what Porsche will debut in Detroit, with early reports suggesting it will be a production version of the 918 Spider, while there’s also the possibility that it could be a coupe version of the Panamera, known as the 928.
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