Porsche confirms engine swap of the 785 911 GT3 sold

Porsche confirms engine swap of the 785 911 GT3 sold

End of mystery. Porsche announced a problem with the fixation of the engine connecting rods caused the two fires drives her 2014 911 GT3 model earlier this year. As a result of the investigation, the German automaker will replace the engine every 785 cars sold to date.

"The engine is damaged as a result of a problem in fixing the connecting rods, which ends up causing the erratic rechaduras in the engine block, pouring oil on hot engine parts and catching fire as a result," said the spokesman of the automaker from Stuttgart, Nick twork , on Wednesday.

The recall of the 911 GT3 was dramatic for Porsche, who came to ask for the owners left their cars in the garage while the problems were not solved. Now, with the solution, Porsche will contact this week with customers to provide the engine swap. The new supercar is sold in Europe for $ 190,000.

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