MAR 23rd 2017
Five things you might not know about the Porsche 911 GT1
A cohort of 911 GT1s in various guises were the centrefold of the GT1 demo at 75MM. Sitting alongside the car the GT1 was conceived to defeat, the McLaren F1 GTR, and the car that was McLaren’s riposte, the F1 GTR longtail, as well as the beautiful Ferrari F40 LM and absurd Elise GT1, the timeline of mid-‘90s GT1 was virtually accounted for in its entirety in the demo, as the breed evolved and the rules were creatively interpreted. The 911 GT1 is a key turning point in that evolution, and central to that story. Here are five things you may not have known about the car that arguably defined the era.