Porsche builds 911 rally car

Porsche AG in Stuttgart, Germany, has developed a rally version of its 911 GT3 model for use in the Belgian national championships. The 'Future World' team, run by Gerard Magniette, has taken delivery of the first 911 GT3, following a decision by the Royale Automobile Club of Belgium to establish a GT class in its rally championship

Porsche builds 911 rally car

The 911 GT3 features rally-spec spring and damper units, while the bodyshell has been raised in order to achieve more ground clearance and shorter gear ratios have been fitted. The exhaust system is the same used in the Carrera Cup but there is no ABS brake system.

Hartmut Kristen, head of Porsche Motor Sport said: "We are positive with respect to this private commitment of the 'Future World' team and are pleased that private persons are being given the opportunity to take part in 911 rally sport. This has not been the case for many years. It may even be the case that other manufacturers will adopt the idea to compete against the 911."

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