Engine capacity is up by 0. The fuel cell holds 64 litres and the car weighs in at 1,140 kg 2,513 lb. Hence, the front axle comes with three-piece light-alloy rims measuring 9. During skidpad testing the vehicle posted 1. Our Motorsport Manufaktur in Weissach. And in addition to fore-and-aft adjustment, the steering wheel may now also be adjusted for height as on the regular production car. Additional Unibal joints are featured on the track control arms and the front and rear anti-roll bars are now adjustable to seven different positions, allowing for an even more precise set-up of the car to best match each prospective race track.
That's because Porsche one-make championships are almost always staged as part of the world's most important racing series. For 2013 Porsche significantly modified the vehicle, changed the aerodynamics and increased the track, wheelbase and tyre width by several centimetres. So that, ultimately, it lives up to its calling: uncompromising performance on the race track. However, drag is increased and top speed reduced due to the larger rear wing. The car is homologated exclusively for the Grand-Touring Daytona category of the series.
The touring, unlike the 911R is not produced in limited numbers therefore discouraging high price speculation. The transmission includes a paddle-shift, race-bred, pneumatically-activated six speed developed specifically for the track. The wheel carriers are totally redesigned to maximize the improved dynamic camber control. A racing seat, a sparse dashboard, and a steering wheel that has six switches in place of an airbag make it clear that the Cup version is all about business. The wheel arches wider at the front and the flared wheel arches at the rear provide ample space for even wider wheels.
The lap time on the Nordschleife is 7 minutes and 25 seconds. Notable owners include Jerry Seinfeld. Cookie information is stored in your browser and performs functions such as recognising you when you return to our website and helping our team to understand which sections of the website you find most interesting and useful. 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. The engine is and based on the unit used in the and race cars. Wider front wheel arches allow for three-piece light-alloy rims measuring 9.
It is planned to enter the car in the 2010. Capacity of the Cup engine, however, is up from 3. For 2011 Porsche added splitters to the front and increased the tyre diameter to cope with the understeer problem. The front spoiler lip is however 15 millimetres or almost 0. And in addition to foreand- aft adjustment, the steering wheel may now also be adjusted for height as on the regular production car.
The roof is made from magnesium. Gears are changed manually by means of paddle shifts with electropneumatic assistance. This was an advantage at Le Mans over the lighter and nimbler. A total of 917 units were sold in the United States and 46 units in Canada. A racing exhaust system with a fully controlled catalytic converter helps to reduce harmful emissions to a minimum.
It supposedly had to cover another 306 km, on the Autobahn back home. 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. There are two separate brake circuits for the front and rear axles; driver adjustable via a brake balance bar system. An estimated 1,168 vehicles were delivered worldwide, with a total of 410 units sold in the United States and 42 units in Canada. Over 1400 of this car's predecessor were built, making it an extremely successful—and profitable—model for Porsche. Only 600 cars were built.