2014 Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 Racecar in 100-Plus Real-Life Photos + Tech Specs



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Full disclosure: this is the 919 design and aero prototype on loan from the Porsche Museum in Germany, and not one of the team’s actual Le Mans 2014 competitors.

Even so, being touchably close to any racecar is enought to get the heart beating faster.

In fact, even cropping these photos has made a big thump-thump in my neck! The closer my eye comes to the quad-beam lighting setup, the more exciting the car seems — even a static model.

 

Despite much respect for the Audi Motorsport team, the Porsche 919 Hybrid was the favorite on this sofa during June’s Le Mans race. Well, to be fair to Toyota, we mainly just wanted a non-Audi team to win the top LMP1 class. The Audi dominance of the race is both boring and tiresome at this point. There is no way to sugar-coat that.

Sure, they work very hard and are brilliantly skilled as a team.

But nothing would have sent the Audi guys home more humble than being beaten by Porsche on their first year back in the race.

Sigh… can you imagine!?

Maybe next year… when Nissan will also field a LMP1 car — making it a four-way rumble par excellence...!

 

2014 Porsche 919 Hybrid

 

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Technical Specs

2014 Porsche 919 Hybrid

The vehicle

Vehicle typeLe Mans Prototype class LMP1
MonocoqueComposite fiber construction made of carbon fibers with a honeycomb aluminum core.
On-board system batteryLithium-ion battery

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Engine

EngineV4 engine with turbocharging
Engine managementBosch MS5.6
Engine lubricationDry-sump lubrication
Displacement2.000 ccm
Power> 370 kW (> 500 hp)

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