Porsche has built a safety car for marathon races

Porsche has built a safety car for marathon races

April 6, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

Sports cars Porsche 911 Turbo will become the safety cars of the World Championship in endurance races (WEC) – two-door will be presented in the championship until 2020 inclusive. In total, 16 different models of the Porsche will be involved in the race – from cars to transportation of doctors to transport security services.

The Porsche 911 Turbo will receive a minimum of differences from the commercial version. Changes mainly affect the settings of the suspension and brakes: they are optimized for use on the track. In addition, the sports car is equipped with an alarm lamp and a radio station.

Under the hood of all-wheel drive Porsche 911 Turbo installed 3.8-liter six-cylinder engine with a capacity of 540 horsepower and 660 Nm of torque, combined with the automatic PDK. From zero to 100 km/h the sports car is capable to be dispersed for three seconds. Its maximum speed is 320 kilometers per hour.

Previously, a new safety car was chosen for Formula 1. It became the supercar Mercedes-AMG GT R – the fastest and most powerful car ever used for these purposes in the world championship. The two-door was completed with carbon-ceramic brakes, a safety frame, and a flashing beacon on the roof.