Porsche confirm that the new 911 Speedster is going into production! They will be building a total run of 1,948 units, in tribute to the company being started back in 1948. After showing a first concept earlier this year, the car here more accurately represents the production car, which we can explore on their stand ahead of deliveries next year.
With few details confirmed at this stage, it's likely that the new car will be based on the 991.2 GT3 Touring, with a 500hp 4.0l flat-6 and a 6 speed manual gearbox for the driving involvement. The Speedster maintains traditional styling cues like the double humped rear deck and lower cut windshield, and in the case of the concept at least it has retro mirrors and central fuel filler cap on the bonnet. There is no roof to be spoken of outside of a temporary cover but one thing can be sure - it's going to be a fantastic car to drive for those who can get their hands on an allocation.
Also on the Porsche stand is a fantastic display to celebrate their 70th anniversary, featuring 4 of their truly special hypercars from the past. We have the 959, 911 GT1, Carrera GT and 918 Spyder - each distinct and ahead of their time.
Last, but not least, Porsche also presented an update to the Macan with some small changes to inject new life into the hugely popular mid-size SUV.
|Episode title||The NEW Porsche 911 Speedster is CONFIRMED! | FIRST LOOK|
|Date added||October 3, 2018|