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.
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- 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.
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