Porsche 911 RSR was transformed into a mid-engine model

January 14, 2017 at 1:02 pm

The coupe’s new modification has got not only some changes into interior or exterior design, but a totally new layout. Now we have a real unique car – a mid-engine 911 model! The length of 911 RSR Coupe makes 4557 mm without spoiler and diffuser, the width is 2042 and 2048 mm in front and rear, the wheelbase makes 2516 mm (it is 66 mm more than the standard coupe). Such an unusual racecar was presented at the Auto Show in Los Angeles. The engineers say that the 911 RSR has passed 35 000 km during the tests at tracks in Europe and North America – more than any Porsche of GT category.

A new mid-engine modification of 911 model picture

A new mid-engine modification of 911 model picture

The mid-engine car has a 4-liter six-cylinder motor installed in front of the rear axle. It let to increase the space for a huge diffuser. The atmospheric engine with a direct fuel injection and dry sump delivers 510 hp.

The design of 911 RSR racecar image

The design of 911 RSR racecar image

The motor traction transmits to the rear axle through a three-disc clutch, 6-speed sequential gearbox, and through the main transmission with magnesium housing and a limited slip differential. The chassis is made of steel and aluminum; carbon fiber exterior panels have a new lock system for quick replacement in case of damage during the race. The 911 RSR curb weight is 1243 kg.

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