The icon car - Porsche 959
|   Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Just after the oil crisis in the 80s Porsche won in the head to come out with a sports car for the road, the term supercar was invented along with the 959!

To before you had fast cars, faster race cars and rally cars. The technical department of Porsche had been for several years dreaming of a combination of all that good, but for a street legal product that would astound the world. One thing led to another and because of the lifting of the Group B race happen 959 just hit the market and made ​​this supercar avant le lettre even (multiple) participated in the Paris-Dakar!

Key elements in the success of the Porsche 959 was the 2.
5-liter boxer engine with twin turbochargers, permanent four-wheel drive, manual gearbox with six opposed and various lightweight materials such as aluminum, carbon fiber and kevlar. Almost all firsts at the time of its unveiling, even today, the 959 does not yield to the new generation of sports cars! The pearl from Zuffenhausen could count on 450 hp and 500 Nm which was huge much for that zeitgeist, zero-to-hundred was all over in 3.7 seconds and 317 km / h gain was possible ... if you dared!

Only 283 copies were built in the late 80s which today are still very popular, however you calculate if you want to park this poster boy in your very own garage at an amount of at least one million. EVO was allowed for the upcoming RM Sotheby's auction in Monaco (14/05) with a clever copy enjoy themselves here, fortunately, everything nice picture for us and posterity!
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