Road racing version of the Porsche 911 GT1 supercar, prices and equipment

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Initially, the Porsche 911 GT1 was developed by the German company solely for participation in the 24-hour race at Le Mans. In the 90s the rules of the competition allowed to declare virtually any model, but with its road version. Because of this rule, skilled Porsche had to further develop civilian modification of a vehicle suitable for driving on public roads. The first cars Porsche 911 GT1 Road Version (in Germany it was called Strabenversion) in the back of 993 went on sale in 1996. Vehicle equipped with the same as in racing version of a six-cylinder 3.2 liter engine. The power unit is derated, and its power is 544 hp From zero to hundreds of road version of the Porsche 911 GT1 it accelerates in just 3.7 seconds. Maximum speed is electronically limited to rear-wheel drive supercar and is 310 km/h. Naturally, for such a fast car, and German experts have prepared the relevant brakes. If the racing version of the model has received carbon brake discs, the road – steel. Regardless of their type, they provide effective braking so that the sudden brake application creates a feeling of collision. Thus, the vehicle is stopped, racing at speeds under 300 km/h takes less than five seconds, with the overload can reach 1,8g!
The Porsche 911 GT1 body is made of carbon fiber, which has a positive effect on the weight of the machine. At the curb the car weighs only 1150 kg (993 version with a body). Dimensions supercar up 4709x1979x1172 mm (length/width/height). It should be noted that during the production model (1996 – 1998 years), the car was produced in two different body versions: 993 and 996. Between them, there are certain differences. For example, the version with 996 body in 1998 has the most aggressive design and its monocoque made entirely of carbon fiber, so that the car weighs only 950 kg. It takes only one look at the 911 GT1 to understand that this is a full-fledged sports car. The rapid appearance of the supercar is nothing superfluous, and the design of the exterior is designed to achieve better aerodynamics. Shop civilian version of the model is virtually identical to racing. Inside, all the same sports seats upholstered in leather, three-spoke Momo steering wheel of small diameter and a fairly high gear lever, made of titanium. Total 20 Germans released the Porsche 911 GT1, although initially it was about 25. It is interesting that at the moment the price¬†Porsche 911 GT1 Road has increased markedly. In August of 2012 one of the cars was for sale. A copy of mileage which was slightly more than 5 000 kilometers, went “under the hammer” of 2.325 million dollars.

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