Episode 12 of the 9:11 Magazine presents the 992 on a special trip to the Atlantic Ocean, explains the new Porsche Wet Mode and looks back at the two 911 RSR cars in their rain-affected race at Spa, where they won the WEC world championship title one round before the final race. Also included: the members of the R Gruppe and a legendary racing helmet.
Chapter 1: 911 and the tides
The French road Passage du Gois is under water for most of the day. Those who dare to drive it must take into account the laws of nature. A special trip with the new 911.
Chapter 2: Ear to the road
Driving with confidence on wet roads: the Porsche Wet Mode assistance system detects moisture in the wheel housings using acoustic sensors and warns the driver if there is a risk of aquaplaning. Technology for maximum safety.
Chapter 3: R Gruppe
The members of the R Gruppe in California have indulged their special passion for Porsche for 20 years – and aren't worried about either bad weather or the opinions of others. There is only one guiding principle for this clique from California: there are no rules.
Chapter 4: Stuck’s finest hour
Hans-Joachim Stuck wore his helmet with the white stars at the Le Mans 24 Hours in 1987. With a heroic drive through the rainy night, he laid the foundation for the Porsche 962 C victory.
Chapter 5: Battling the rain in Spa
Poor weather, a tense atmosphere – in spite of the turbulent conditions, Porsche and the two 911 RSR cars secured the world championship title in the FIA World Endurance Championship one round before the final race. The 9:11 Magazine looks back.
The 9:11 Magazine
Porsche publishes a wealth of entertaining and informative contributions from the world of Porsche at its website, 911-magazin.porsche.de. Whether it's presenting new models or highlighting milestones in the company's history, the online TV series complements the Porsche customer magazine “Christophorus” and is published at the same intervals, in both German and English. Additional footage material and photos are freely available for journalistic purposes.
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