Porsche To Take On The Veyron

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Porsche are set to create a car, to compete with the Bugatti Veyron.

Sources say the car will be based on the recently retired Carrera GT, using many of its components, including it’s carbon fibre chassis, although the new car will be equipped with a roof.

carrera gt

Power is thought to be coming from a bored out (5.5L) version of the Cayenne’s turbo V8 motor, or a reworked V10 from the GT.

The Stuttgart giants are looking to extract 950 bhp from the car, making for a Veyron-topping 254 mph.

911 gt1 racer

The car will carry the legendary GT1 name, first associated with the Le Mans racers of the mid nineties.

maybe gt1

A few concept drawings of how the new GT1 might look, are circulating at the moment. The one above looks like it could be upto the job.

[Source: Piston Heads]

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