Porsche 911 Speedster: production of the brand new supercar confirmed

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A second prototype of the exotic 911 Speedster anticipates a limited series production of 1,948 units.

On the occasion of the opening of the expected Paris Motor Show 2018 (October 2-14), Porsche has announced that it will produce in a limited series the fascinating and exotic 911 Speedster, presented in the form of a concept during the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the German giant. To seal this announcement in the best possible way, the House of Zuffenhausen unveiled under the spotlight of the Parisian event a new prototype of the car revised some details and more similar to the version that will be produced in a limited series of 1,948 units.

Made thanks to the contribution of the Porsche Motorsport division and the Exclusive department, the 911 Speedster II Concept leads to the debut of the Heritage Design Packages (not yet revealed in detail) that will allow you to fully customize the cars inspired by the vintage models of the House. Recall that the 911 Speedster was built starting from the body of the GT3 to which a car body derived from the 911 Carrera 4 Cabriolet was combined, to which the carbon hood, the new windshield characterized by a very limited height and a double rear hump, without forgetting that a cover with button fastenings is used instead of the classic hood.

Compared to the first version of the concept, the variant shown in Paris features some aesthetic innovations including the compact side rear-view mirrors, the fuel cap positioned on the hood that sports a different finish, there are also orange LED daytime running lights and new alloy wheels from 21 inches diamond. Inside the passenger compartment, on the other hand, the two-tone perforated leather upholstery is on display. Mechanically, the Porsche 911 Speedster is powered by a naturally aspirated power unit 4.0 liters able to develop 500 hp and combined with a six-speed manual gearbox and a titanium exhaust.

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