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From through 2006, Porsche the Porsche Carrera GT, which was a roadster sports car. The of the Porsche Carrera GT stretched into the 1990s and through other planned and cancelled Initially, Porsche wanted to a race car that was specifically to run in the Le Mans 24-hour race. finances shelved this but part of the design was used to the Porsche Carrera GT.

Finally, produced a concept car for the 2000 Motor Show. A large of interest, plus income by the Porshe Cayenne SUV, influenced the Porsche executives, and decided to produce a road version of the concept car.

Porsche Carrera GT Origins

though Porsche decided to the new roadster, they planned to produce a small number of the cars from its plant in Germany. Production of the first Carrera GTs started at the beginning of with the first ones for sale in January 2004 for the model year. Porsche a production run that would end 1500 cars were but in late summer of 2005, announced plans for discontinuing the

No further Porsche Carrera GT were created, and the ones had been were sold 2006 until sold In total, fewer than sports cars were with about half of sold in the U.S.

About the Carrera

The Porsche Carrera GT was designed to a track-worthy vehicle that was legal to drive on the road. It was a that was built to provide the speed and acceleration possible, high-performance handling. When it was it was the top of its class with an ultra-light and a high tech design. included several Porsche such as the engine placement and used to create the sports

By creating a supercar, the Porsche GT was part of a very small of sports cars.

When the Carrera GT went into it was the first time that built a supercar with a production run since the early The Porsche Carrera GT was powered by a V-10 engine that 605 horsepower and 435 lb-ft of torque a top speed of 205 mph. According to the Porsche Carrera GT can go from to 60 mph in just over three

Although the V-10 engine is a engine, the one used for the Porsche GT was designed for the Le Mans sports As a result, the lightest of materials used to develop the engine.

The transmission available was a six-speed transmission, but Porsche created a new clutch made from material. As well as being responsive than any other produced by Porsche, it was about ten lighter than any other Porsche also created composite brakes, which are just to Porsche, that significantly lighter than braking systems and that more responsive.

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Porsche Carrera GT Features

To the best weight distribution for the the engine is placed just the two seats of the cockpit, giving the car a mid-engine, rear-wheel layout. The also sits very low the chassis of the sports car, means the car has a much lower and is that much more overall. Placing the engine in the chassis also lowers the of gravity of the Porsche Carrera GT so handling is significantly improved, cornering at high speeds.

the design of the Porsche Carrera GT, materials were used to the weight of the supercar as low as possible. It is from carbon fiber plastic instead of metal. this material is very and lightweight, it takes a lot longer to which meant that two Porsche Carrera GT cars be produced per day.

The wheels used on the Carrera GT made of forged magnesium of aluminum alloy to further the weight of the car.

Although was basically building a road-legal car, they didn’t safety.

The Porsche Carrera GT is with front and side traction control, an anti-lock system, and a tire pressure system for all four wheels. The are equipped with xenon bulbs, and the windshield, rear and side windows were to provide the highest amount of from all angles. Finally, the driver’s seat and passenger’s are steel surrounded.

The Porsche Carrera GT came in five colors, although colors could be ordered. The was minimally fitted out to keep the race car design. Luxury include leather interior, windows, and power heated

A navigation system and Bose system could be included as extras.

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