2017 Porsche 960
Again, we found a big rumor about the new car that is possible to come out in the future and we are talking about 2017 Porsche 960. We glad to know that the rumors for this new car are a bit complete especially for the details and the engine performance. It is reported that the company will support it with new high engine performance from 911 GS RS or 918 Spider and as other automakers the company gives no confirmation yet about this rumor. There is a big indication if Porsche, the German automaker will start the production of 2017 Porsche 960 at the beginning of 2017 exactly in Zuffenhausen.
2017 Porsche 960 Redesign
This new version is built with the new platform that is dubbed Modular Sport Architecture from Porsche. This platform is designed for mid and also rear engine cars with the high-strength steel, magnesium, titanium, aluminum and carbon fiber to complete other light materials. As a result, 2017 Porsche 960 has reduced weight about 3000 pounds. It is not surprising if this platform offers light and also rigid look to support this two-door coupe.
For the cabin, there will be some amount of features to give maximum comfort such as high-quality leather upholstery for seats, CD changes, AM/FM radio, MP3 player, remote control ignition, cup holders and much more. In addition, 2017 Porsche 960 will support two people with some security and safety features including curtain airbags, auto emergency braking, electronic stability, intelligent speed assist, active braking system, head area airbags, electronic stability control, traction control, head area airbags, blind spot warning system, adjustable steering column, active cruise control, passenger knee airbags, lane change assist, tire pressure monitor, reversing camera, daytime running light and others.
2017 Porsche 960 Engine
It is reported that there will be eight-cylinder engine 3.9 liter under the hood of 2017 Porsche 960. This engine is supported by four turbochargers two intercoolers, dual exhaust system and multi-stage intake manifolds. The company also provides it with upgraded four-adjustable camshaft. As a result, the car is possible to produce 650 bhp or 450 kW of power. It is paired to seven-speed manual and auto transmission through all-wheel drive system. It has petrol fuel type with the new tank capacity that could reach about 20 gallons. In 2.5 seconds, the car could accelerate to 60 mph with the top speed about 200 mph. Another possibility is the V8 engine 4.6 liter borrowed from Porsche 911 to produce 570 horses with some high technology support such as complex multi-stage intake manifold and it goes with seven-speed dual clutch transmission.
2017 Porsche 960 Competitors, Release Date and Price
2017 Porsche 960 has some tight rivals including Audi R8, Lamborghini Gallardo, Ferrari 458 Italia and McLaren 12C. The starting price could be about $250,000 and it is possible to start the debut in 2017 but the exact release date is still unknown. We found no confirmation yet from the official regarding all issues above.