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Old 03-15-2006, 12:49 PM   #1
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Another Cool Porsche

Here is a 1999 Porsche GT1:
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Old 03-15-2006, 12:57 PM   #2
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too bad about the colour.
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Old 03-15-2006, 04:58 PM   #3
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I'd drive that car anywhere regardless of the color! I do not think I've ever seen a photo of this model Porsche before. Must be rare, huh?

It would look better in red or black though. Even speed yellow would look great on that car (no offense to you speed yellow owners out there...)
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Old 03-15-2006, 05:43 PM   #4
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Randall, it could be yours for $1,035,000!!

Here is some more details about the car and another photo:

This is # 10 of 19 street cars ever made by Porsche for homologation purposes. The car includes: ABS, air conditioning, leather interior, and radio with CD.

* VIN#: WPOZZZ99ZWS396010
* Type: MPC1901FT074 911 GT1
* Built: 09/1999
* Engine: 3.2 liter twin turbo (544hp)
* Performance: 0-60 mph 3.9 sec; 0-120 mph 10.5 sec.

Last service at PORSCHE in July 2005. More information about this car is available as well as turnkey import packages for US buyers. DOT/EPA application for street use is required, otherwise, car to be imported on "Show & Display" or "Race Exemption" status. See our website for details on our fee-based search & import services.
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Old 03-16-2006, 12:51 AM   #5
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Excuse me while I go and get a mop for the drool I just spilled on the floor.

Who cares about the colour. That's a LeMans killer.
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Old 03-17-2006, 10:19 AM   #6
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The only 'street' Porsche faster than a Z06

look at that roll cage, I thought my car was hard getting out of every day!
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Only thing I would do to it is add some litronics.
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Old 04-27-2006, 02:46 PM   #8
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That is an awesome car. I LIKE the color.
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Old 04-27-2006, 02:50 PM   #9
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Some more on this car

A diverse 911 line-up had always formed a solid base for several racing class, but with the 996 model the company concentrated on the LM GT or GT2 class completely. Five years after the car was first launched a private team took it upon themselves to convert the 996 Turbo to race in the LM GTS or GT1 class. Set up in 2001 A:Level Engineering was the organization to take up the gauntlet to turn the 996 Turbo into a proper racer. Based in Adenau, Germany, A:Level is just a few miles away from the historic Nurburgring track.

The 3.6 litre turbocharged engine was already a well proven power plant, but it was further developed to produce over 600 bhp and 800 Nm while breathing through restrictors. Although these are impressive figures, it would be very hard to beat the competition's very smooth V8 and V12 units. The drive train was heavily modified to rear wheel drive, which also helped to decrease the racer's weight. Extra cooling vents were added all over the body, particularly on the nose. Much time was spent on the aerodynamic effectiveness of the classic 911 shape, which was not designed to run at the high speeds expected from the A:Level 996 Turbo.

In the summer of 2004 the car was officially homologated as a LM GT or GT1 racer, and remains the only one of its kind to this date. It debuted at the Nurburgring round of the LMES championship, where it suffered from many teething problems. After further development throughout the winter A:Level decided to field the unique racer for the complete five round LMES season. Throughout the season progress was made, which eventually led to a third in class finish in the fourth round of the season at the Nurburgring.

A:Level's 996 Turbo is seen here in the Monza (first six shots) and Spa (second six shots) rounds of the 2005 LMES season. WM

General specifications
Record last updated 09 / 12 / 2005
Country of origin Germany
Produced in 2004
Numbers built one-off
Body design N/A
Weight 1200 kilo / 2645.5 lbs
Engine M96/70 B 6
Engine Location Rear , longitudinally mounted
Displacement 3.600 liter / 219.7 cu in
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Bosch Motronic ME 7.8 Fuel injection
Aspiration Twin KKK turbos
Gearbox Ricardo 6 speed Sequential
Drive Rear wheel drive
Performance figures
Power 600 bhp / 448 KW
Torque 800 Nm / 590 ft lbs
BHP/Liter 167 bhp / liter
Power to weight ratio 0.5 bhp / kg
Top Speed N/A
0-60 mph Acceleration N/A
Suggested reading Porsche, Excelence was expected, by Karl Ludvigsen
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