Posts tagged Porsche
Carbon Conqueror - 2013 Mazda 6 Skyactiv-D GX

To this end, Mazda elected revamp an existing campaign. Through race engineering firm SpeedSource, the company had been running a 20B-powered version of the RX-8 in the Rolex Sports Car Series, the premier category sanctioned by the Grand Am Road Racing Association. For 2013, Grand Am added the Grand eXperimental class, a category intended to showcase alternative drivetrain technologies in the traditionally V8-dominated series.

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Deadly Dwarf - 1977 Porsche 935/2.0 "Baby"

As the 935 was the only car homologated for Group 5 racing, the company would have to find a way to bring it down to the correct specification. Porsche’s head designer Norbert Singer was given the arduous task of converting the 2.9L, twin turbo flat six, 630 horsepower and 970 kg (2,139 lbs) monster into something a lot less intimidating.

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Dual Wield - 1986 SEAT Ibiza Bimotor Group S Prototype

The Ibiza was a small hatchback in the vein of the Fiat Uno and Volkswagen Polo, with some interesting names involved with its conception. German engineering specialists Porsche had a hand in designing the car’s drivetrain, and Giorgetto Guigiaro’s Italdesign penned the svelte body, which was actually intended as the second generation of the Volkswagen Golf.

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