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11 June 2014

Meet the Martini Porsche 911

To celebrate Porsche’s return to Le Mans, here’s a 911 that’s had a few drinks

Vijay Pattni
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As we may have mentioned once or twice, Porsche is returning to race at Le Mans this weekend. They've been pretty good at the 24-hour endurance thing in the past, with 16 outright victories since the 1970s putting Stuttgart at the top of manufacturer leaderboard.

In celebration, Porsche has rolled out 80 models of its 911 Carrera S decked out in the legendary ‘Martini' livery. This is the Martini Racing Edition 911.

As you can clearly see, there's a very large blue/red Martini stripe across the top and sides, two body colours (black or white), dashboard accents, a special front apron with an ‘optimised' spoiler lip and fixed rear spoiler.

Underneath is the Carrera S's 3.8-litre flat six, with a nice, round 400bhp, capable of sending the Martini Porsche from 0-100kph in 4.1 seconds (with the PDK gearbox).

Tags: 911, le mans, porsche

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