The Type 959 was Porsche’s most technologically advanced car of its day. Only 292 were made and cost $431,550 DM in 87
The 959 is made of carbon fiber, aluminum and Kevlar. A 2,849 cc rear-mounted, air-and liquid-cooled, horizontally opposed six-cylinder engine with twin two-stage turbochargers and Bosch fuel injection produces 450bhp and is mated to a six-speed manual transmission. The car has all-wheel drive, front and rear independent double-wishbone suspension with electronically adjustable ride height and shock-absorber control, antilock brakes, tire pressure monitors and Denloc tires.