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Offline AshSimmonds

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Porsche's 458 rival revealed

Mid-engined V8 supercar will take the fight to Ferrari and McLaren, and could be here as soon as 2013.

Has the 911 had its day? Porsche is working on a new V8-powered, mid-engine supercar designed to sit above the 911 but below the limited run and eye-wateringly expensive 918 Spyder, Auto Express has learned.

Set to become the new performance benchmark for Porsche’s regular range, the all-new model will be aimed squarely at the Ferrari 458 Italia and McLaren MP4-12C, and priced accordingly at around £170,000.

It has been widely reported that to separate it from all other models in the range, including the £678,000 hybrid 918 Spyder, the newcomer will be called the 961 – a badge that should ring a bell with motorsport fans. The 961 was a racecar built in 1986 based on the 959 supercar, it was designed to compete in Group B sports car racing but only one example was ever made before the Group B class was axed.


More: http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/news/autoexpressnews/267466/porsches_458_rival_revealed.html




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to an average person its gonna look like a modded up cayman i reckon........



Offline RS


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to an average person its gonna look like a modded up cayman i reckon........

Looks like a Kit car to me
Convict by heritage, Guilty by Choice



Offline mhh

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Relax boys. It's not a factory pic. It's a guess from the magazine. You can be sure it will look nothing like this.



Offline AshSimmonds

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Relax boys. It's not a factory pic. It's a guess from the magazine. You can be sure it will look nothing like this.

Also, OP was a year ago...





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Relax boys. It's not a factory pic. It's a guess from the magazine. You can be sure it will look nothing like this.
 

thank god that its not real



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