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Porsche 911 GT1 Racing Coupé 1996-1998

  in the mid-1990s, GT cars began to play an increasing important role in the motor racing sport. Porsche responded by applying an advanced, hi-tech racing concept to the design of the 911 GT1, which made its racing debut at the 64th Grand Prix of Endurance in Le Mans in 1996. The new dimension in sports car construction consisted in the first 'Eleven' being fitted with a mid-engine, for the six cylinder power unit was, for the very first time, moved to the middle, which provided balanced axle load distribution and also offered aerodynamic advantages. Another innovation was the switch from an air to a water cooling system, which reduced both thermal load and fuel consumption. two overhead camshafts per cylinder bank and four valves per cylinder were a standard feature of this high performance engine. The debut of the success. Although Reinhold Joest's custom-built Porsche won the race, the two Porsche 911 GT1s finished hot on its heels in second and third positions. Two years later, in 1998, the Porsche GT1 won against the toughest competition in a remarkable one-two finish at Le Mans.

Specifications of the Porsche GT1 1996-1998 :

Engine: 6 cylinder boxer engine, water-cooled, four-valve, 2 overhead camshafts per cylinder bank, 3.164 cc, 95 x 74,4 mm, 600 hp (440 kW) at 7.200 rpm, 650 Nm at 5.500 rpm, electronic injection, 2 turbochargers, 2 charge-air coolers.

Transmission: 6 forward gears, 1 reverse gear, limited slip differential

Braking system: carbon disc brakes

Top speed: 320 kph; Kerb weight 950 kg; Dimensions: wheelbase 2500 mm, front track 1640 mm, rear track 1615 mm, length 4890 mm, width 1990 mm, height 1140 mm, tyres front 27/68-18, rear 30/70_18

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