Porsche 911 GT3 is a high performance sports car. Recently, the German automaker also made the hybrid version of the 911 GT3, Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid. And this weekend Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid will take race at the Nürburgring 24 Hours race.
The Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid made its debut at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show. At first showed, the GT3-R has two electric motors, each developing 80 brake horsepower (60 kW), driving the front wheels to supplements the 480 brake horsepower (360 kW) four-litre flat-six engine at the rear.
According to a source, the Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid will produce only 448 hp for this race. The output of both electric motors has been increased from 60 to 75 kilowatts each, compared to the 2010 model. For seconds at a time, the drivers have almost 200 additional horsepower driving the front wheels. For this race, the Porsche 911 GT3 R will be driven by factory race drivers Jörg Bergmeister (Germany), Richard Lietz (Austria), Patrick Long (USA) and Marco Holzer (Germany).
The Porche 911 GT3 R Hybrid is designed and built at Porsche's Research and Development department in Weissach, Germany, the 911 GT3 R Hybrid. This hybrid race car is clearly proved that the hybrid technology developed by Porsche is very competitive in racing while also offering considerably lower fuel consumption. Amazing!
Stay tuned for update information of the Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid at the Nürburgring 24 Hours race!