Porsche 911 Turbo 998 Cabriolet Crashed

 

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A senior Porsche test driver was killed when Porsche 911 Turbo 998 Cabrio prototype that he was driving crashed on an unrestricted part of the German Autobahn midway between Frankfurt and Heidelberg. The prototype convertible was completely crushed.


Porsche say that the accident was not as a result of a high speed testing, but rather the Endurance testing that the car was undergoing where three different drivers pilot the car around-the-clock. The company did confirm that the vehicle was a next-generation 911 Cabriolet, known as the 991.

You can catch Anthony’s post on the next generation Porsche 911 Turbo 998 Cabriolet at this link.







prototype porsche 911 998 cabriolet crash
prototype porsche 911 998 cabriolet crash
prototype porsche 911 998 cabriolet crash


porsche 911 turbo 998 cabriolet

porsche 911 turbo 998 cabriolet

[Source: AutoGuide.com, GlamCar.com]

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3 Responses to “Porsche 911 Turbo 998 Cabriolet Crashed”

  1. Dennis said on April 22nd, 2009 at 12:16 pm

    The Panamera prototype was not crashed at all…it wasn’t even camouflaged!!

    http://www.bild.de/BILD/auto/2009/02/porsche-erlkoenig-unfall/testfahrer-stirbt-auf-der-autobahn.html

  2. Anthony Carbone said on April 22nd, 2009 at 4:17 pm

    Thanks for the link Dennis!

  3. Sudie Millick said on June 22nd, 2012 at 7:39 pm

    Hello.This post was extremely remarkable, especially because I was looking for thoughts on this matter last Wednesday.