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Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid 2.0

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 into my eardrums. Yet despite the aching annoyance, I welcome and embrace the high-pitched drone. It means, in the simplest terms, that the monster inside this ballistic carbon fiber cocoon is not only awake, but completely energized.... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
4.0L Flat-6, 75 kW x2
Power:
672 HP (total)
Transmission:
6-Speed Sequential
MSRP:
$1.5 Million (est.)
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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: 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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