Engineering Blog: Porsche’s 1st Modern Supercar: The 959

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The Porsche 959 is a sports car manufactured by German car manufacturer Porsche from 1986 to 1993, first as a Group B rally car and later as a road legal production car designed to satisfy FIA homologation regulations requiring at least 200 units be produced.

Engine: 2.8 L (2,849 cc) Twin-turbocharged flat-6

Designer: Helmuth Bott

Power output: 450 PS (331 kW; 444 bhp) and 500 N⋅m (369 lbf⋅ft) of torque

 

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