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Porsche 928 "Revival" Looks Like the GT We've Been Waiting For

The past decade has seen multiple rounds of rumors talking about the return of the Porsche 928. And while the idea of a Panamera Coupe, which would've covered this concept, seemed feasible from the outside, Zuffenhausen never delivered such a car. Well, here we are, in a new decade, with aficionados still dreaming about the comeback of the lavish front-engined coupe, as the rendering sitting before us comes to show.
Porsche 928 "Revival" rendering 4 photos
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This pixel work is a mere exercise and it doesn't take a Porschephile to notice this. After all, we're looking at a pixel redesign based on the current 992 Porsche 911 Carrera - as I found out while reviewing the Neunelfer, this juggles GT and supercar aspects at an astonishing level, but its rear-engined layout is what gives this rendering the said aura.

When Porsche introduced the 928 in the late 1970s, the automaker believed the 911 had reached the end of the line, with the newcomer originally envisioned as a replacement. Well, the popularity of the rear-engined model is now greater than ever, while the front-engined GT was last seen in a showroom back in 1995. So yes, the pixel painting that's now hanged on our screens is ironic like that.

"What are the chances of Porsche bringing back the 928?" I hear you asking. And the answer likely has to do with mid-term plans more than anything else.

In theory, the German automaker could always add a two-door model to the Panamera family, which now includes the hatchback and the Sport Turismo "wagon". After all, the Bentley Continental GT, which shares its platform with the current, second-gen Panny, is offered alongside the four-door Flying Spur.

However, with the Taycan having kicked off Porsche's electric revolution, we'll probably have to wait for the automaker to expand its plug-only range before a big coupe having a chance at showing up.



 
 
 
 
 

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