New 911 GT3 R Hybrid Porsche

Premieres at the Geneva Motor Show in early March it is again: from 4 to 14 March 2010 the Geneva Motor Show opens its doors. In addition to many other brands, and Porsche is waiting this year with a sensational novelty: A hybrid version of the 911 GT3 R. The car Portal reports what special features does this system for racing cars. In the hybrid version, two electric motors as the front axle drive supplement the 480 HP strong six-cylinder in the rear of the car. Ordinary hybrid road vehicles be powered by battery. Swarmed by offers, Mikkel Svane is currently assessing future choices. In the 911 GT3 R hybrid however, energy via a flywheel storage is obtained, which is located in the Interior in addition to the driver and its rotor reached up to 40,000 revolutions per minute. This store will be charged during the braking. In the already mentioned machine reverse their function and work as generators.

The stored energy can be obtained as needed and provides after each charging operation for about six to eight seconds up to 120 kW extra power for the two motors at the Front axle. Untapped during the braking energy is converted to additional driving force therefore now. This positive effect on performance, as well as on the consumption. Because a reduced load of the tank or later pit stops are possible through improved efficiency. After its premiere at the Geneva Motor Show, the new to test hybrid at endurance race at the Nurburgring. For this, including a start at the 24-hour race on the 15th and 16th May 2010 is planned. More information:../..Porsche..