The Porsche 959: A Supercar Years Ahead Of Its Time

Here’s a cool video that we came across, featuring a one of our childhood dream cars, the iconic Porsche 959 supercar.  Petrolicious caught up with Bruce Canepa and his Porsche 959. It’s one of the rarest cars to wear the company’s crest, but he’s certainly no stranger to the thing—after spending over a decade trying to find the legal loopholes necessary to put one on the road in the United States, one tends to form a bond, become familiar. The 959 has been duly lauded for decades as one of the most advanced and ambitious supercars ever produced, but beyond all that it may have also saved the beloved 911 by showing the world what could be achieved with a rear-engine design.

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