Behind the Porsche 991 RSR

Porsche 991 RSR
Porsche’s new 911 RSR has just finished its first race at the FIA World Endurance Championship in Silverstone, where it narrowly missed out on a podium position. In this video, the team talks about the preparation and testing that lead up to the season opener.

Larger than its predecessor, and with a lower centre of gravity and better weight distribution, the 991 RSR utilizes carbon fibre for its front and rear wheel arch extensions, doors, underbody, rear wing, and quick-release front lid and rear panel. The same 338 kW (460 hp) 4.0-litre unit that saw service in last year’s 911 GT3 RSR has been retained for the 991, with gears in the six-speed transmission being changed via flappy paddles on the steering wheel.

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