Porsche 960 Supercar Due in Late 2015

Porsche 960 Supercar Due in Late 2015

The spiritual successor to the Porsche 959 (pictured above) appears destined to make its production debut in late 2015.

Sporting a four-door coupe setup, the German automaker wanted to delay the release of the vehicle until the 2020s in hopes of building a bespoke chassis for its Ferrari fighter. Instead, the Volkswagen Group has instructed Porsche to utilize its MSB-M platform which will underpin all mid-engine, rear- and all-wheel drive vehicles and will be used for the next-generation Panamera.

Currently it’s believed that the 960 will be powered by a twin-turbo, flat-six powerplant though Porsche could still be considering the use of a flat-eight setup in its next supercar. Expected power output in order to keep up with the Italian exotics will be around 600 hp and 550 lb-ft of torque. The project is internally known as Fefi, short for Ferrari fighter and will easily be priced above the Panamera.

[Source: Motor Trend]

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