How much is the Porsche 959 worth?

A: The average price of a Porsche 959 is $1,142,750.

What’s so special about the Porsche 959?

The twin-turbocharged 959 was the world’s fastest street-legal production car when introduced, achieving a top speed of 317 km/h (197 mph), with some variants even capable of achieving 339 km/h (211 mph).

Is the Porsche 959 a supercar?

The story of the 959: the brilliant classic Porsche supercar that’s still a benchmark.

How many 959 are there in the US?

The Porsche 959 remains one of the most interesting supercars ever built. In years past, they were an extra-rare sight in the U.S., as only about 50 or so of the 329 (or 337—production numbers vary) models built made it here to the U.S., under show-and-display waivers.

Why is a Porsche 959 so expensive?

“Porsche calculated what they thought it was gonna cost to build the car, entered it in the contracts to sell the car based on that, and then when they started building the cars realized that their production cost was higher than what they were selling the cars for,” Canepa says.

Why is the GT2 called the Widowmaker?

Its violent nature would come out after the boost lag had run its course and would punch you with the speed of a seasoned boxer. Here is where the 993 GT2 was born, and from it, was the “widowmaker” nickname. Every GT2 after was more diabolical than the last which led to the widowmaker’s crowning moment, the 997 GT2.

Is Porsche 959 mid engine?

Firstly, the 959 is rear-engined, just like a Porsche 911. You’d think that, building a supercar from scratch would result in a mid-engined layout, but that’s where you’d be wrong because, despite it’s massively flared body, the steel monocoque chassis underneath the 959’s clothing is essentially the same as a 911 too.

What is a 991 Porsche?

The Porsche 991 is the internal designation for the seventh generation of the Porsche 911 sports car, which was unveiled at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show on 15 September as the replacement for the 997.