After a long awaited and has become a talking point, the sports car manufacturer, Porsche finally confirmed that it will bring forth a new sports car will be the opponent for the Ferrari 458 Italia.
The car will be the opponent for the Ferrari 458 Italia was called as the Porsche 961. There are also rumors related births this car has been circulating since last year.
But now, rumors were finally proven after Porsche CEO Matthias Muller told Auto Express finally confirmed that it indeed was brewing birth opponent for Ferrari.
Muller says that this new car will be placed between the high performance supercar 911 GT2 RS and the 918 Spyder. Therefore, the application of carbon fiber in the chassis is very likely to do.
Judging from the photos that circulated before, looking Porsche 961 seems a lot to take inspiration from the Porsche 918 Spyder and Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo concept recently shown some time ago at the Paris Motor Show.
In the meantime, it is likely the car will be powered by a 4.6 liter V8 engine with a capacity similar to that used by the 918 Spyder which is predicted to be able to bring power around 570 bhp and accelerates from rest to 100 km / h in about 3 seconds.