Model would fill the price gap between the 911 GT2 RS and the much more costly 918 Spyder.
Porsche is mulling over a new supercar model that will sit above the current 911 GT2 RS, according to a report by Bloomberg.
The new supercar would be positioned in the lineup between the 911 GT2 RS and the 918 Spyder. According to Bloomberg, the goal is to fill the gap between the GT2 RS which is priced at €237,000 ($338,500) and the much more costly 918 Spyder which starts at €768,000 ($1,094,380).
According to Bernhard Maier, Porsche's sales boss, the car could also be accompanied by new variants of the Cayman and Boxter models as well as a stretched version of the Panamera (a long wheelbase variant).
"We're currently examining what options can be derived from this" gap in the product range, Maier told Bloomberg in an interview at the company's headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany.
"There already are initial ideas that look very promising on paper. It makes fundamental economic sense to serve demand that exists in the marketplace in a wise way. Between the top 911 model and the 918 Spyder, there's a price range that we're not serving, but where other manufacturers are selling one or another product."
Maier likely means competing supercars such as the new Lamborghini Aventador which boasts 700 HP (compared to the 620 HP of the 911 GT2 RS) and is priced at € 255,000 in Europe and $379,700 in the United States.