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Porsche GT road cars – the future

At the Geneva show, we spoke to Porsche board member Wolfgang Durheimer, Executive Vice President – R&D; and Andreas Preuninger, Manager, High Performance cars.

Porsche readies new GT3

Speculation surrounding the possibility of a new 997 GT3 reached new levels late last year when numerous websites published spyshots of almost completely undisguised cars tooling around Germany.

That the car existed wasn’t the issue – what people couldn’t decide on was whether the car would be launched in 2009, whether it would offer a PDK transmission and if the old GT1 block would be retired in favour of a DFI unit.

Now DR has some speculative but well-informed answers to those questions.

Audi launch R8 GT3 racecar

The R8 GT3, or R16 to use its internal name, uses the 4.2-litre V8 from the production car tuned to produce in excess of…

Porsche push DFI technology

It may not be a matter of global importance, but the future direction of Porsche’s high performance engine development has been slightly up in…