Report: Porsche Carrera GT Successor Likely Says R&D Board Member

Colum Wood
by Colum Wood

Porsche has all but officially confirmed that it will build a successor to the incredible Carrera GT. In an interview with Car & Driver, Porsche R&D board member Wolfgang Dürheimer said that he believes such a car will see production. Dürheimer didn’t comment on when that might be but he did say that a new vehicle along those lines would have a completely different technological approach.

With the German automakers focused on the efficiency of their products, it wouldn’t be a stretch to see a CGT successor act as a sort of green supercar, using several different layers of efficient engineering, such as light-weight parts, energy regeneration and turbocharging, to produce maximum performance through minimal consumption.

[Source: Car & Driver]

Colum Wood
Colum Wood

With AutoGuide from its launch, Colum previously acted as Editor-in-Chief of Modified Luxury & Exotics magazine where he became a certifiable car snob driving supercars like the Koenigsegg CCX and racing down the autobahn in anything over 500 hp. He has won numerous automotive journalism awards including the Best Video Journalism Award in 2014 and 2015 from the Automotive Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC). Colum founded Geared Content Studios, VerticalScope's in-house branded content division and works to find ways to integrate brands organically into content.

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