Porsche 919 Hybrid Le Mans goes on the hunt

March 30, 2015 at 10:55 pm

Extended test program of the second generation of the new sports prototype Porsche 919 Hybrid Le Mans was launched this past weekend at the Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi.
Porsche racing team began full-scale tests of its main “weapon” in the upcoming season endurance races (WEC) – the second generation Porsche 919 Hybrid Le Mans. Hybrid car has already overcome the first kilometers on the home range in the suburbs of Stuttgart, and now the time has come “to see the light.” After checking on one of the most modern racing tracks, which will be conducted speed tests and tests of endurance, the team hopes to adequately perform in the prestigious championship WEC-2015, which kicks off on April 12 at the famous track “Silverstone” in the UK.

Porsche 919 Hybrid picture

Porsche 919 Hybrid pics

The new Porsche 919 Hybrid is a further development of last year’s race car team, which the team returned to the prestigious LMP1 class championship WEC. The car is equipped with a hybrid power plant, consisting of a 2-liter boxer engine with turbo V4, which causes the rear wheels, traction motor, which drives the front wheels, and two energy recovery systems.

Porsche 919 Hybrid pics

Porsche 919 Hybrid image

Recall that in his debut season, the team Porsche Team successfully overcame all races of the season, finishing in third place LMP1 class.

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