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Porsche 911 GT3 cause of fire discovered, to be fixed soon

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Porsche 911 GT3 cause of fire discovered, to be fixed soon

Porsche has discovered the fire cause of the 911 GT3 and the affected vehicles will be fixed soon.

The German based automaker Porsche has recently announced, through the voice of Matthias Mueller, the company’s CEO, who has recently spoken to Bloomberg, that it’s close to fixing the fault which provoked the engine fires in the 911 GT3 which triggered a recall for all of these sports cars for the 2014 model year.

“We know the reason and the problem-solving measures. We’re testing them”, said Matthias Mueller for our source.

Porsche has announced a recall for 785 units of the 2014 911 GT3 after two vehicles have caught fire in Switzerland, being followed by some engine failures in Italy. The company has requested owners of the Porsche 911 GT3 to stop driving their cars. No accidents or injuries have been recorded so far. The Porsche 911 GT3 has a 3.8 liter boxer engine under its hood, which is rated at 475 HP (349 kW) and 438 Nm (324 lb-ft) of torque. The German sports car can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.5 seconds and it can reach a top speed of 315 km/h (195 mph).

by Cristian Gnaticov (my Google+) - Monday, March 17th, 2014 - filed under News, Porsche, Safety. Image credit: .
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