The company has been reincarnated car 1970-ies.
The Germans introduced a modern version of the 935/78 coupe, which competed in the “Le Mans” and had the nickname “Moby dick.” Porsche unveiled at the event, Rennsport Reunion in California modern version of the famous racing car of the second half of 1970-ies – 935. New dedicated modification 935/78, speaking in 1978 in the daily marathon “24 hours of Le Mans.”
The car nicknamed “Moby dick” for its white color and the characteristic elongated body rear end, resembling a whale’s tail. The length of the car made up 4.87 m, length – 2.03 m. The coupe received a racing livery and the shape of wheels in the style of the original cars, as well as a massive rear wing, designed in the spirit of racing hybrid 919 Hybrid LMP1.
The basis of the modern Porsche 935/78 formed the chassis of the supercar 911 GT2 RS and the body from carbon fiber reinforced plastic. The weight of the vehicle amounted to 1379 pounds. The model was equipped with a 3.8-liter six-cylinder twin-turbo boxer engine, an outstanding 700 horsepower. The engine is paired with seven-speed robotized gearbox with two clutches. Modern Porsche 935/78 forbidden to ride on public roads – the car is only for track. The supercar is equipped with a system of dynamic stabilization, conditioning and recording system telemetry.
Porsche will produce only 77 such cars.
In Europe the cost of a modern version of the famous racing cars will be about 700 thousand euros.
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