Sunday, November 23, 2003

Got a spare $440,000 ?

The perfect car for anyone with a spare $440,000 lying around.

Porsche Carrera GT
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"In the year of the supercar (seven came out this year), the Porsche Carrera GT is the one we deemed worthy of our Best of What's New, as it resembles nothing so much as a purebred Le Mans racer. The GT's 5.7-liter, 605-horsepower V-10 engine is based on a Le Mans prototype design, and said engine sends power to the rear wheels through an industry-first small-diameter 6.65-inch twin-disc ceramic clutch. The engine and its transmission are mounted ridiculously low in the car to reduce lean and aid cornering. Indy-car-style stainless steel pushrods minimize unsprung weight while providing easy access to the shocks and springs for tuning at the track. The whole thing is built on top of a carbon-fiber chassis. $440,000"


Lots of way cool stuff in the "Best of What's New" edition of Popular Science


Source
Popular Science Top 100 Tech Innovations 2003
http://www.popsci.com/popsci/bown/2003/article/0,18881,536493,00.html

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cool car

Posted by: hugo | Mar 28, 2005 1:16:31 PM

this car is very speed and fantastic car of all times............. very hot car...........

Posted by: iyaph | Feb 16, 2006 1:54:51 AM

How much would it cost to rent a car like this

Posted by: Widline | Feb 28, 2007 2:58:02 PM

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