In the beginning created for the Footwork F1 team in 1992, it was set on keep until eventually Porsche commenced functioning on the LMP2000 Le Mans prototype in 1998. The engine was once again shelved when Porsche made a decision to cancel the task in 2000.
One more a few decades handed and the V10 morphed into a 5.7-liter DOHC creation mill excellent for 603 horsepower and 435 pound-feet (590 Nm) of torque. The Carrera GT is regarded for lots of technical improvements, but its V10 engine remains its best and most exotic highlight.
The example you are about to see underneath showcases Porsche’s raging V10, a unique piece of craftsmanship in the firm’s storied historical past with high-overall performance powerplants, but that is not the only issue it can brag about. This Carrera GT is the only one particular that still left Porsche’s manufacturing facility in turquoise paint.
Porsche to begin with offered the Carrera GT in just 5 hues: yellow, purple, black, grey, and silver. But the supercar was shortly bundled in the company’s paint-to-sample software, which resulted in a rainbow of Carrera GTs leaving the Leipzig facility.
Blue appears to have been a most loved between shoppers, with identified examples concluded in shades ranging from dark Midnight Blue Metallic to light-weight Gulf Racing Blue. Turquoise is one particular of them and it really is as stunning as flashy shades get. Check out it out in the video clip beneath and be positive to crank up the volume to totally get pleasure from the screaming V10.