Porsche has unveiled a brand new redesigned model of the 911 RSR with which Porsche received the producers’ and drivers’ world championship within the FIA WEC in addition to the Le Mans endurance basic in France and the IMSA races at Sebring and Highway Atlanta in Petit Le Mans amongst different occasions in 2019. The brand new Porsche 911 RSR is the final word racing model of the 991.2 GT3 RS and has its engine mounted on the rear axle.
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Porsche says that the brand new 911 RSR is 95 per cent new and is powered by an even bigger four.2-litre flat six-cylinder engine that churns out 508 bhp. It is the biggest ever boxer engine to be mounted in a Porsche 911 and provides a wider rev-band in comparison with its predecessor. Energy is delivered to the rear wheels by way of a weight-optimised sequential six-speed gearbox. The brand new drivetrain additionally ensures sooner gear-shift occasions and elevated effectivity. The 2 exhaust pipes now exit on all sides in entrance of the rear wheels. The brand new exhaust gasoline ducting saves weight and is aerodynamically advantageous.
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The 911 RSR made its world debut on July 6, 2019 on the Goodwood Competition Of Pace and can make its race debut on the season-opening spherical of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Silverstone on 1 September. Nevertheless, earlier than it the car of the present producers’ world champions will rival with producers contesting the FIA WEC GTE-Professional class for the primary time at a two-day prologue occasion in Barcelona, Spain on July 23 and 24.