Porsche, the renowned high-performance auto manufacturer in Germany, is seriously working for the early release of the 2018 Porsche 988 on the global market. It is well-hidden secret, there are no spy photos, except those render images. The new Porsche 988 should come with an attractive interior and exterior design and with a well-equipped cabin, including the most up-to-date technologies in its equipment section. With the intention of increasing the performance and the offering better fuel economy, Porsche is going to offer its new different model a more powerful engine when compared to that of the earlier model.
2018 Porsche 988 Exterior
Although the automaker has not yet revealed the external cues of the new Porsche 988 2018, it is expected that it would come with the recognizable face. Meaning it is going to have the same front part as that of the existing 918 model, but it will be slightly longer and wider than the 918. The increased width allows the new vehicle to accommodate a powerful, huge engine.
The body of the new 988 will be made out of frivolous materials, like carbon fiber and aluminum with the intention of reducing its overall weight, thereby improving its performance and fuel competence. It comes equipped with a lower bumper in the front and its air intakes have been well designed to improve the aerodynamic feature of the vehicle. Both headlights and taillights will be designed with the LED technology to offer it a luxurious and attractive front and rear looks.
Porsche 988 2018 Interior
The 2018 Porsche 988 is expected to come with a luxurious, and comfortable cabin. As a result, it comes outfitted with several up to date functions and premium materials. The seats inside the cabin will be prepared from high-quality leather to offer a comfortable ride to its occupants. The control panel will also be made out of premium leather and carbon fiber, whereas the central panel will come equipped with a big touch-screen. Some of the other modern interior features should include the latest version of the navigation system, air conditioning, premium audio device, parking sensors, adaptive cruise control, traction control, seat belts, and airbags for the required safety to the passengers.
The engine section of the 2018 Porsche 988 gets more updates when compared to those of the exterior and interior ones. The new vehicle comes equipped with a new powerful engine, which will keep up the conventional horizontal position. As a result, it comes outfitted with the V8 engine with the capacity of 4.0 liters to deliver the vehicle the power of 600 ponies, which will be more than that of its class competitors, such as Mclaren 650S and Ferrari 458 Speciale. This powertrain will be mated to a seven-velocity double clutch transmission system to offer better performance figures and fuel economy than those of the earlier models.
This similar power unit will be chopped down to different sizes to be used in other models, like H-6 with a 3.0-liter power unit and a 2.0-liter for other models in the lineup.
Base cost and the date of release
The new 2018 Porsche 988 will be available for sale during the last quarter of 2017 or first quarter of 2018, with the estimated base price that ranges from $280,000 to over $305,000.