1987 Porsche 959

Car Specs

1987 Porsche 959

Information

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Quick Facts

Price (when new): 172789

Production Total: 250

Build Start: 1987

Last on sale: 1988

Drive System:

Available in other variants
Conceived for the short-lived Group B motor sport formula, the 959 was Porsche’s riposte to the Ferrari 288GTO. Unlike the boisterous but largely conventional Italian supercar, this was a technological tour-de-force with permanent four-wheel-drive and twin sequential turbos. This set-up went some way to eliminating the dreaded lag which typified forced-induction when the car was originally dreamed up in the early 1980s. Unusually – bizarrely even – the front tyres were larger than the rear items, with 80% of the drive going to the back wheels. All cars were made in left-hand-drive.

Information from Octane Magazine.
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Specifications

General
  • 1987
  • 1988
  • 959
Dimensions
  • 1840mm
  • 2268mm
  • 1350kg
  • 4260mm
  • 1199mm
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Performance
  • 3.6s
  • 5
  • 369lb/ft
  • 197mph
  • 444bhp
Prices
  • €172789
Other
  • 250