Stuttgart based car maker Porsche has introduced a 911 S Martini Racing Edition to celebrate its return to the Le Mans.
Porsche is returning to Le Mans after a long period of 16 years and they decided to best way to spread the word would be through a special Martini Racing Edition of the 911 S. The Martini racing edition can be ordered only with either a white or black body paint matched with Martini’s traditional blue-red color scheme on the roof, rear wing, boot lid and sides. Also, the model can also be visually distinguished by its Aerokit Cup front apron and fixed rear spoiler.
On the interior front, the changes continue inside the cabin where Porsche has fitted stainless steel door sill panels with “911 Carrera S – Martini Racing Edition” illuminated lettering. The cabin also features body-colored dashboard accents with “Martini Racing Edition” badge along with a standard Sport Chrono package and a sport steering wheel. Other standard bells and whistles include Porsche Communication Management (PCM) with navigation module, black leather-wrapped electric sport seats, tachometer with black gauge and a Bose audio system.
Powering the Racing Edition will be the familiar flat-six 3.8-liter engine which develops 400 PS (294 kW) of max power which is sent to the wheels via a PDK gearbox. The allows the limited-run 911 S to hit 62 mph (100 km/h) from standstill in 4.1 seconds when the Sport Plus button is activated.
Sales of the 911 S Martini Racing Edition will commence this month in Europe, followed later this year by China, Japan and Latin America. Porsche has announced the edition will enjoy a limited production run of only 80 units.