Exclusive: up close with the Martini racers
As Martini celebrates its 150th anniversary, we got a few of them into the TG studio…
Posted: 02 Aug 2013
Porsche 911 GT3 Cup
◦ 454 bhp
◦ flat 6cyl
◦ Six-speed sequential
Martini is back, and the livery has lost none of its power to impress. The colour scheme has been seen on prototypes of the Porsche 918 and also this GT3 Cup racer. A car, incidentally, which has been raced this season by one Sebastian Loeb. It's based on the GT3 RS road car and uses the same 3.8-litre flat six, but actually develops slightly less power due to the compulsory air restrictor. Still it's a bit of a flier and we've driven it - watch out for the report in next month's magazine and iPad app.