Porsche CEO Matthias MÃ¼ller has confirmed that the company is trying to make a sound business case for a mid-engined sports car that would fill the gap between the iconic 911 and the upcoming range-topping 918 Spyder.
MÃ¼ller indicated that if the yet-unnamed car is given the green light for production, its base price will lie between €300,000 and €400,000 (roughly $393,000 to $524,000), putting it in the same league as the Lamborghini Aventador.
It is too early to say what the car will be powered by but several rumors have pointed to a twin-turbocharged flat-six engine. Â
If the car is given the green light for production, it will make its debut as a thinly-veiled concept car in 2015 at the very earliest.
MÃ¼llerÂ also talked about the next-gen Panamera, which is also a couple of years away. Â
"The next Panamera will wear a sportier design and its silhouette will be closer to that of a coupe," affirmed the CEO in an interview with German newspaper Handelsblatt. Â "This will leave room in the lineup for a wagon similar to the Sport Turismo concept that bowed in Paris." Â
All of Porsche's upcoming models are part of the brand's ambitious plan to sell 200,000 cars a year by 2018.