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    MISC Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid 2.0
    Porsche approves development of third-generation 911 GT3 R Hybrid
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    Porsche has announced that it will continue development on its innovative 911 GT3 R Hybrid, delivering a new third-generation model in 2012 in an effort "...to gain extra practical experience under racing conditions and make the hybrid drive even more efficient." The rolling race laboratory, as the automaker prefers to call it, ran the 2011 season in ...

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    MISC Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid 2.0
    Porsche approves development of third-generation 911 GT3 R Hybrid
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    Porsche has announced that it will continue development on its innovative 911 GT3 R Hybrid, delivering a new third-generation model in 2012 in an effort "...to gain extra practical experience under racing conditions and make the hybrid drive even more efficient." The rolling race laboratory, as the automaker prefers to call it, ran the 2011 season in ...

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    Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid 2.0
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    A Flywheel-Equipped Race Car Leaves Us Whirring for More Spinning at 36,000 revolutions per minute just two feet from my right thigh, a 31-pound flywheel is screaming like a five-horsepower Shop-Vac with the filter removed. The sound pierces the composite shell of my racing helmet and drills through my form-fitted foam earplugs before painfully slamming ...

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    2011 24 hours of Nürburgring: Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid 2.0 punished with restriction
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    After leading the 2011 24 Hours of Nürburgring race for eight hours last year, the Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid was forced to retire after its combustion engine's valve spring failed less than two hours before the race's conclusion. This year, the team returned with a revised hybrid system that weighs about 20 percent less and delivers about 40 more ...

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    New York 2011: Facebook Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid is easy to Like
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    To commemorate its social media milestone of surpassing one million fans on Facebook (its fan page is currently at 1,502,860 members), Porsche has created this special edition of the 911 GT3 R Hybrid complete with the signatures of over 27,000 Porsche fans. The car makes its North American debut this week at the New York Auto Show before it goes on ...

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    New York 2011: Facebook Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid is easy to 'Like'
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    To commemorate its social media milestone of surpassing one million fans on Facebook, Porsche has created this special edition of the 911 GT3 R Hybrid complete with the signatures of over 27,000 Porsche fans. The car makes its North American debut this week at the New York Auto Show before it goes on display inside the Porsche Museum in ...

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    Video: Autocar and Top Gear test out the Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid
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    Autocar's Steve Sutcliffe and Top Gear magazine spent a day lapping the Porsche GT3 R Hybrid down straights and over the kerbs, and they both caught the action in moving images. Sutcliffe gives running commentary on what it's like to drive, notably explaining how he has to make sure not to add that extra 160-horsepower electric boost coming out of ...

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    Video: Autocar and Top Gear test out the Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid
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    Autocar's Steve Sutcliffe and Top Gear magazine spent a day lapping the Porsche GT3 R Hybrid down straights and over the kerbs, and they both caught the action in moving images. Sutcliffe gives running commentary on what it's like to drive, notably explaining how he has to make sure not to add that extra 160-horsepower electric boost coming out of ...

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    Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid competes first shakedown at the 'Ring [w/video]
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    Nico Hülkenberg introduced the Porsche GT3 R Hybrid to a few of his friends past week, one named "baptism," the other named "fire." The Williams Formula 1 pilot got behind the wheel of the orange-and-white racer to get it ready for the Nülkenberg 24-hour race next month. How did that pairing come together? Nico's employer, Williams, makes the ...

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    Video: Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid takes to the track
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    Turns out that pics of the Porsche GT3 R Hybrid among all those snowbanks aren't completely make-believe. The dual-powered racer takes its next turn in a promo video racing among those snow-powdered kerbs and a little CGI, but there's no denying it's a pretty mover. Follow the jump for the vid, and stay tuned for more comprehensive views of it from the ...

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