The 959 is a supercar that Porsche didn't build to be beautiful but they build it for its performance which was really unique back in the days. Porsches 959 was a milestone in car history and it's still one of the best supercars ever built. A car passionate from Paris is such a big fan of the car, he doesn't own one copy, but five copies of the 959. Meanwhile, three of his copies are already spotted.
The Porsche Carrera GT and 918 Spyder are Porsches supercars of the last fifteen years. Back in the eighties, it was the 959 which was the best supercar of its time. We still don't know how many copies Porsche built but according to 959registry.org consists 329 copies including prototypes. Everything about this car is special. Porsche used kevlar for the bodywork and the wheels are made out of magnesium. Next to that, the 959 is the first production car with a manual six speed gearbox. The current 991 is the first production car with a manual seven speed gearbox. The boosted exterior of the Porsche is there for a reason, the car needs an aerodynamic bodywork to reach a top speed of 200 mph, which is more than 320 kph!
The spotted copies of the Porsche 959 have a special story. They were ordered by a sheikh in Qatar and made by Porsche Exclusive. They made a total series of seven cars. The cars have an exactly same interior and exterior. The beautiful striping on the car can also be found in the interior. Next to the purple and golden copies, Porsche also built an orange and dark red copy which can also be found in Paris. We found the following photos on TeamSpeed.com.