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Porsche 959


Porsche 959
The Porsche 959 was offered for just two years, but its legend is secure.
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The Porsche 959 was a towering technological achievement and a sports car of fabled performance. Learn about the legendary Porsche 959 of 1987 and 1988 in the articles linked below.

The 959 was built by Porsche as a racing car. Its competition series disbanded before it could run, and the world was left with a roadgoing, 190-mph, all-wheel-drive twin-turbo incarnation of Porsche's engineering obsession.

For the complete story of the Porsche 959, see:

  • Porsche 959 History: Learn about the forces that pushed Porsche to create a car that embodied all it knew about going fast. Discover the story behind the 959, check out what it was like to drive, and the groundbreaking technology it possessed.
  • Porsche 959 Pictures and Specifications: To the untrained eye, the 959 looked like a customized Porsche 911. But see the pictures that reveal how it was significantly different than a 911 in appearance, and specifications that demonstrate how it was technically different, too.

Check out the complete story of Porsche cars, including these fabulous models:

Porsche 356

Porsche 911

Porsche 914

Porsche 924, 944, 968

Porsche 928

Porsche 959

Porsche Boxster

Porsche Cayenne

Porsche Cayman

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