Laura K. Cowan

New York Auto Show: Porsche's 911 GTR 3 "Facebook" Hybrid Gets a Lot of Likes

by , 04/22/11

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Porsche has created a special edition of its 911 GTR 3 hybrid to commemorate passing the 1 million Facebook fan mark. The hybrid race car is plastered with 27,000 signatures of Porsche fans and will be kept in Porsche’s Stuttgart museum after its debut this week in New York. The 911 GT3 R hybrid draws a hefty 480 horsepower from an engine and 80 horsepower each from two motors that turn on to kick up the acceleration for short bursts. No word on fuel mileage, as this particular hybrid is more about boosting power than efficiency, but Porsche recently tested the car on the Nurburgring test track in Germany and believes that this car signifies the future of motorsports.

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  1. minus_wit_humor April 22, 2011 at 3:49 pm

    You have to like it when moto-sports get’s involved, it’s a great sign. There has been a lot of trickle down technology from Moto-sports to our passenger cars. Sure not all of it has been great, but if they’re spurred to create lighter, faster, and more efficient racing cars, that can hopefully only help!

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