The Porsche 3512 was a motor racing engine designed by Porsche for use in Formula One in the early 1990s.
Why is Porsche not in Formula 1?
The last time Audi and Porsche flirted with F1, there were no such caps, and the cost to be competitive was astronomical. And in the late 2010s, thanks to Dieselgate, the VW Group was cutting costs anywhere it could, leading to the cancellation of Audi and Porsche’s expensive and competing LMP1 programs.
Will Porsche ever join F1?
Porsche and Audi bosses will join Formula 1’s existing engine manufacturers, championship bosses and the FIA in a meeting over the 2025 engine rules in Austria this week.
Why is Porsche so expensive?
Low production numbers, high quality materials, and a highly paid experts that manufacture the cars. The cost of a Porsche sport car may not be anymore money than what Chevy spends on a Corvette. But Chevy can spread that cost based on the 10 million cars it built last year.