1987 Porsche 959 Sport Perfect traction was Porsche’s goal when they designed the 959. The PSK 4-wheel drive system was...
Porsche’s first supercar was the Porsche 959 was developed and manufactured by Porsche from 1986 to 1993. The car was initially developed to function solely as a B rally car. When it was introduced in 1986, the Porsche 959 was immediately identified as the world’s fastest street-legal production car. The twin-turbocharged supercar was capable of producing a top speed of 195 miles per hour. The road version of the Porsche 959 was introduced to the world at the 1985 Frankfurt Motor Show. The car was manufactured in two trims – “Sport” which corresponded to the race version of the car, and “Komfort” (comfort), which corresponded to the road version. First customer deliveries of the Porsche 959 began in 1987. Production ended in 1988 with a total of 292 Porsche 959’s rolling off the assembly line. In total, 337 cars were built, including 37 prototypes and pre-production models.