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Porsche makes 911 GT3 R Hybrid v2.0 lighter, more efficient

by Zach Bowman (RSS feed) on Mar 18th, 2011 at 2:29PM

Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid v2.0 - Click above for high-res image gallery Porsche has pulled back the curtain on the second version of its 911 GT3 R Hybrid race car. The German automaker has managed to reduce the electrified racer's weight by mostly by toying with the hybrid drivetrain. Two electric motors mated to a portal axle spin the front wheels with up to 200 horsepower for a few seconds at a time. That's in addition to the 470 horsepower on tap from the flat six-cylinder internal combustion engine mounted out back. Thanks to data collected during the previous generation 911 GT3 R... Read More

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