• Porsche 911 GT1

Porsche 911 GT1 the most radical variant of the Porsche 911, produced in 1995-1999. By car created primarily for competing in races in the GT1 category (hence the name), as a competitor vehicles, among others, McLaren F1 GTR, Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR.

The first version of the Porsche 911 GT1 was formed in 1995 as a variation of the Porsche 911 (993). In practice, however, the typical 911 (993) comes from a small, only the elements of the front suspension – are you was while taken over from you cigowego prototype Porsche 962 With this model come from equally engine – 6-cylinder, boy-cooled liquid boxer for media storage cylinder 3.2-liter and 600hp – which in addition was placed in the center, not the rear axis, as in other 911 models Vehicle debuts in race laugh during the 24-hour Le Mans in 1996 – where two 911 GT1 win a small category GT1 across rate mouth Following behind only prototype Porsche WSC-95. The vehicle just taken also in the last four races of the season in 1996 BPR Global GT – three of them circle part c on the highest step of the podium.

A view of the changes in the regulations of the FIA ​​and the FIA ​​GT series creation, for 1997 Porsche prepare for the upgraded version 911 GT1 called Evolution (Evo). The car had the same engine as the first version of the model – but upgraded has been in the chassis and aerodynamics. From the outside you can see it be about primarily by the assimilation model to the new version of the 911, 996 – being still mia He little in common with the basic model 911 in the 1997 Porsche 911 GT1 Evo stand for the fight between the other of the new Mercedes-Benz CLK-GTR and modernized, elongated McLaren F1 GTR salty – and this time, unfortunately, was not he already so much competitive as in 1996. FIA GT series in a Porsche does not win with neither one of the 11 races – and a prestigious 24 Hours of Le Mans, due to a malfunction, the new version is not accessible background to the finish line, the ball This site acquired by a private team taking off months in the version of 1996.

In the year 1998, Porsche has decided to build on the new model of the 911 GT1, this time he can to compete with Mercedes CLK-GTR new version of laugh and carbon monocoque designed in CAD – and the power still the same engine 3.2 Forwarding a new sequential gearbox. Similarly, the 911 GT1 Evo, model 911 GT1 ’98 stand out with such a small new body – but this time to change a small lot of more pronounced when by car by almost 20 cm d The longest and her taller version 911 GT1 Evo. The new model just taken in full of the 1998 FIA GT, not Winning c a nice race – otherwise to be having, however, in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, where two 911 GT1 ’98 busy small two first places in the general classification. This version has become an are celebrity for another reason – in the American d ugodystansowym race Petit Le Mans, the car perform spectacular “rise”, similar to the accident racing Mercedes CLR Le Mans 24h 1999.

In 1999, the FIA ​​introduced, and serious changes in the technical regulations GT vehicles – as a result of which, the Porsche 911 GT1 can not For longer Start the race as a GT car, but only as a prototype race of LMP. Here, this model is clearly not hauling from competition – by which Porsche decided was spread finish the production and not issue model to fight in the race.

Terms FIA plant Ada, Small vehicles take off her hands in races in the GT category had to a small town their versions approved for road traffic. In 1996-1998 Porsche create a background so the so small three versions of the 911 GT1 Straßenversion – each based on the successive versions of racing. All models Straßenversion had a small engine power reduced to 544hp – versions of GT1 and GT1 Evo has a small well Steel brake discs (in place of the ceramic used in the race) and luxury sports interior. Much closer heavier version racing to while 911 GT1 ’98 Straßenversion – this has sparta narrow interior, in which the element of luxury to a small but practically covered with skin, two sport seats.