2018 Porsche 988 front

According to our credible sources, Porsche is set to release a new sports car dubbed the Porsche 988 as its answer to the Ferrari 458 and Lamborghini Huracan. The new 2018 Porsche 988 will be based on a new platform and new engine architecture. Our sources go further to reveal that the platform ill later expand to other Porsche models. 2018 Porsche 988 this news means only one thing; the sports car world is going to be even better.

2018 Porsche 988 front

2018 Porsche 988 Exterior and Interior

The 2018 Porsche 988 will be easily recognized as a Porsche. It will most likely share the front look with the current 918. At the back, the vehicle will most likely be wider and longer to give it a unique look The expanded dimensions are also be necessary to make room for the new horizontally opposed 8-cylinder engine. 2018 Porsche 988 the vehicle continues to be a mystery as we don’t have any spy shot of the vehicle or a glimpse of leaked photos as of now. According to a rendering by our engineers and designers, the vehicle will most likely look like the Carrera GT.

Just as with the exterior, the interior of the 2018 Porsche 988 is a mystery. However, expect the vehicle to back up its range-topping power output with a state-of-the art interior design. Expect features such as sports seats, fine leather, a quality audio system and an excellent safety package among other excellent features.

2018 Porsche 988 rear

2018 Porsche 988 Engine

With the power output of the Porsche’s flat-six engines reaching its maximum (theoretical), the automaker plans to add more cylinders to up its performance in order to remain competitive. The limited edition 918 is already a using 8-cylinder engine. The new engine will be a 4.0 L, 8-cylinder engine with not one or two but four turbochargers which will enable it to pump out 600 horses and over 400 lb-ft of torque. This will make the 988 more powerful than the Ferrari 458 and Lamborghini Huracan.

The rumors go on to argue that the engine will also expand to other Porsche lineup in 2.0 L, 4-cylinder and 3.0 L, V-6 configurations. It is also rumored that the car will be offered in both AWD and RWD modes. Details on the engine’s acceleration, top speed and fuel economy are not available as of this writing. We will inform you of such details immediately we have them.

2018 Porsche 988 interior

2018 Porsche 988 Price and Release Date

2018 Porsche 988 the vehicle is still early in its development stages. As such it is way too early to expect official information about its prices. However, we believe the vehicle will have a starting price of $ 275,000 for the RWD model and around $ 300,000 for a range-topping AWD model. The biggest rivals to the 2018 Porsche 988 will be the Ferrari 458 Speciale, Mclaren 650S and Lamborghini Huracan.

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Author Since: Jan 21, 2017

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