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Porsche RS Spyder LMP2 for Le Mans

By luanpa in | August 25, 2010 | Comments Off on Porsche RS Spyder LMP2 for Le Mans

The Porsche RS Spyder LMP2 Race Car was designed specifically and compete in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, American Le Mans and the Le Mans Series, where he falls in the Le Mans Prototype 2 (LMP2) class built. The Porsche RS Spyder displacement of 3.4 liters, has just run down and over 10 percent of Bio-ethanol fuel.

The German sources racer has a lot of success in the American Le Mans Series, home more wins in the LMP2 class bring in recent years than any other competitor. After the official American Le Mans Series documentation, Porsche is the only manufacturer with an entry in the series, claiming that their Porsche RS Spyder at Le Mans cars on the same production line as the German Porsche sports cars available, the purchasing public to be built can.

Far from just about bragging rights and drums to the interest in the race with the Le Mans Endurance Series in the Porsche RS Spyder in the testing of new technologies based on hope Porsche trickle charger parent companies and other competitors, consumer series.

Because the Porsche RS Spyder LMP2 Race Car prototype in the class, instead of the GT class, Porsche has no obligation RS Spyder-spec cars on the road, as have the case with the BMW M3 GT2 endurance racing car and Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car, for example. But prototype endurance racing is a fun sport that car makers is a chance to try their latest technologies on the world stage.

In view of the room, that the rules supplement LMP2 (Le Mans Prototype 2), brand new Porsche RS Spyder has the potential. The new design ensures that combine the engine, transmission, chassis, suspension and aerodynamics to produce a harmonious overall package. In the interests of optimum driving dynamics, it is focused concept vehicle at the lowest possible center of gravity, high agility and good traction.

The RS Spyder was the dominant vehicle in the 2007 American le Mans Series (ALMS), excellent stability and scored with 11 victories in 12 races, including eight overall wins.

The RS Spyder is a detailed work-up for the 2008 season. The focus was on fine-tuning the aerodynamics and engine. The V8 race engine for long distance use continues to develop 478 hp with the prescribed air-current limiter to generate a displacement of 3.4 liters. The fuel consumption is optimized and the engine is better suited to the E10 fuel containing 10% bioethanol, which is required in the ALMS.

The regulations also apply further adjustments are needed. As a result of these measures, the LMP2 minimum weight of 25 kg has (ALMS) and is increased 50 kg (LMS and Le Mans) and the tank volume is reduced by 10 l for LMS and Le Mans, but not a handout. The direct transmission used in modern Porsche sports car were first tested on the German sports car maker Porsche LMP2 RS Spyder. Endurance racing is a strange animal, the cars, drivers and teams pit on sustainability performance and fuel consumption as much as the resources necessary pit stop in time to concentrate on the road.

Porsche RS Spyder LMP2 Race CarPorsche RS Spyder LMP2 Race Car frontPorsche RS Spyder LMP2 Race Car sidePorsche RS Spyder LMP2 Race Car rear



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