Porsche’s secret 911 V8 concept

Although there has been a few custom conversions by enthusiasts, there was a time when Porsche was actually toying with the idea of a V8-powered 911. The company even went as far as creating a prototype which could have spawned a successor to the famed 959. Check out the video below for some background on the project.

Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.