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Porsche has unleashed its gorgeous new 911 GT3 R to the world. An increase in engine capacity delivers 30hp more to a total of 480hp. A 1,200kg curb weight, new ABS, traction control and e-gas with ‘throttle-blip’ are just a few new additions. Look for the new Porsche 911 GT3 R to debut today at the Racing Car Show Autosport International in Birmingham.
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2010 Porsche 911 GT3 R
Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, keeps the focus on customer racing during the 2010 motorsport season. The new Porsche 911 GT3 R, delivered to customers ready-to-race, replaces the 911 GT3 Cup S in Porsche Motorsports’ model range. The 911 GT3 R will be raced in series based on international FIA GT3 regulations. Continue reading ‘2010 Porsche 911 GT3 R world premiere at the Racing Car Show Autosport International’
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The 31st running of the Dakar Rally is being held in South America for the second year, instead of the traditional African route, due to ongoing security concerns. This year’s race began and will end in Buenos Aires, covering a looping 9,000 kilometers between Argentina and Chile over 14 stages. 362 Teams began the race with 176 motorcycles and quad bikes, 134 cars, and 52 trucks. The race is just over halfway completed now, the winners expected to cross the finish line on January 16th. Collected here are several photographs from the first 8 stages of this year’s rally.
You accompanied the first-half of the Dakar Rally as Motorsport Representative for the Volkswagen Group. Are you now a “Dakar” fan? (continue reading…)
Volkswagen claim first three positions on stage, three “Blues” head overall standings: The TDI diesel powered Race Touareg continued to set the benchmark on the ninth of the 14-day long 2010 Dakar Rally. (continue reading…)
- New Compact Coupe unites 4.2 l/100 km (45 mpg) with top dynamics
- Concept of an entirely new compact coupe emits just 98 g/km CO2, can go 227 km/h if necessary and accelerates to 100 km/h in 8.6 seconds
For Volkswagen this marks the beginning of an action-packed year, in which more new models will be introduced than ever before in the company’s history. Number 1 on the spectacular list of new products for calendar year 2010 is a car based on entirely new concepts and technology, a coupe with a hybrid drive that is extremely fast and yet futuristic in its fuel economy. Continue reading ‘Volkswagen premieres New Hybrid Compact Coupe today at the Detroit Auto Show’
With a stage victory to the top – the Volkswagen factory duo Nasser Al-Attiyah/Timo Gottschalk (Q/D) decided the second stage of the Dakar Rally in their favour.
After coming fourth today, Carlos Sainz/Lucas Cruz (E/E) in another one of the 300-hp Race Touareg cars powered by TDI diesel engines are ranking in second place overall with a gap of just 1m 19s. (continue reading…)