Making the 911 RSR: part 4
Reflecting on its first season in international GT racing, we’ve gathered some fascinating facts and improbable figures behind our mid-engine marvel
This bizarre looking image is the cutting-edge version of your traditional bench test.
Thanks to rock solid existing engine development for the 911 GT3 R, the new RSR motor ran for the first time on the test bench after only seven months.
Full-scale endurance runs began just shy of a year, including two 70-hour long runs under different simulated weather conditions.
All up, the engine of the 911 RSR withstood over 300 hours of endurance runs.