Highlights Vehicle concept High-performance sports car with high-revving naturally aspirated engine, rear drive, aerodynamics adapted for maximum downforce, chassis engineered for the race track, dynamic engine mounts, rear-axle steering with sports setup. The cornering forces to be transferred by the tyres are lower, and the potential cornering speeds are higher. Motivation is derived from a 5. It also featured a number of new options including dynamic engine mounts and a pneumatically lifting front axle to compensate for the low ground clearance. High-Revving Concept The valves are operated by cam followers — another principle from motorsport.
For more than half a century, the engineers at Porsche have held the same ambition when developing a new 911 generation: To be the benchmark for driving dynamics once more. It would start with the standard stuff first. The touring, unlike the 911R is not produced in limited numbers therefore discouraging high price speculation. Marc Lieb and Richard Lietz share the better of the two Felbermayr cars. It offers enough nuance and feel to let you know when you're over the limit and enough poise to give you time to bring it back. Information that is quick to process.
This option replaced the standard electrically adjustable front seats with manually adjustable racing buckets finished in fire-retardant fabric, single mass , bolt-in half-, 6-point drivers racing harness also replacing the standard side airbags , fire extinguisher mounted in the front passenger footwell and preparation for a battery master switch. By eliminating the side radiators, the position of the centre of gravity is improved, the radiator is better protected against collision damage, and the venting of hot air through louvres in the front cover is enhanced. The correct valve clearance is set at the factory using replaceable shims, and no subsequent re-adjustment is required. Felbermayr-Proton won the championship in 2009 and 2010. It also has a wide infotainment screen in the center of the dash with the same clean black and white graphics that made a debut on the Panamera. Both 92 and 91 carried a special liveries marking the 70th anniversary of the marque with the liveries being the liveries from the past racing cars built by Porsche.
This system provides reliable lubrication of hard-working components and increases the robustness of the engine under hard use on the race track. Well, if you're , you start with the usual: more power. This is made possible with a tread featuring two different rubber compounds. Among the features that help deliver this emphasis are the enhanced four-litre flat engine and the new running-gear setup. The dimensions at the rear axle are the same as those of the 911 Turbo, on which the body is modelled. This is particularly advantageous if more than two or three fast laps are planned.
Beyond that, Porsche Motorsport steps in. This was made possible by features such as the adjustable carbon rear wing and a rear lid and rear window made from plastic. That allows the Porsche team to create a smoother underbody, which channels air to a new diffuser. The re-tuned rear-axle steering responds just as quickly, helping to maintain balanced handling. Yes, and that means there are lots of them. Our exterior outfitting continues with a bevy of paint and carbon fiber trim upgrades.
The interior is also dominated by a racing feel, and the full bucket seats made from carbon provide secure lateral support even when strong lateral forces are present. Lovers of the true motorsport. The Weissach package can optionally also be fitted with forged magnesium wheels painted in Platinum. But then again, it sure would be nice to try. The Nordschleife time is 7 minutes and 20 seconds.
Turn-in is very sharp, especially with the forged magnesium wheels available with the Weissach Package. This weight-saving was achieved by the use of an adjustable carbon plastic wing, a steel engine cover, and a lightweight plastic windscreen. But while the smoothness of the pros inspires awe and confidence from the passenger seat, the effect is eerily mirrored from behind the wheel as well. In contrast, the carbon front wings protrude a little further on each side, by an additional 25 millimetres. For Grand-Am races, the central locking wheel nut is replaced with the standard five-lug pattern required under Grand-Am rules. There were also additional components from the later racing version, such as a front apron with integrated ventilation slits, an optimised chassis geometry with special wheel mounts and split wishbones on the front and rear axle, a single-mass flywheel, and targeted measures to ensure lightweight construction: The rear window was made from polycarbonate, and the bonnet and the rear wing from carbon fibre.
And it's just about perfect. This has consequences: positive ones, of course. Negotiating tight corners becomes a more dynamic experience, while maneuvering becomes easier to manage and the turning circle is reduced. This has been achieved by the use of a fluid with magnetic properties in interaction with an electromagnetic field. The roof is made from magnesium. Also look for track stuff like a lap timer and data recorder, all of which will send vital stats to your smartphone for a little online bragging. Then there is the issue of fresh air, because the engine and brakes must not be allowed to overheat even under full load.
Interior materials The materials represent a clear, sporty line and superlative quality. Road and Track was able to achieve a 0-60 mph run in 3. The setup was upgraded, now featuring 6-piston calipers on the front rears remained 4-piston , and the Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake system was offered as an option. But again and again and again. As a result, the lift system is almost 50% lighter than it was before.
As is customary for record drives, the time was measured around the 20. So where do you go from there? It is planned to enter the car in the 2010. The top speed was 8,500 revs. Ball joints on all arms - known as uniball bearings - provide even greater precision than conventional elastokinematic bearings. All the exterior lettering was kept in blue or red, in tribute to the famous predecessor. This is also thanks to the new generation of tyres for road going sports cars.