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      04-28-2011, 11:15 AM   #8

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Originally Posted by attila View Post
My understanding is that this is the last itteration of the Mezger engine. The 991 GT3 will have some variation of the new direct injected engine. Again this is the rumor I heard from Porsche people.
Originally Posted by shift@red View Post
As for the engine, the 991 GT3 will get the 9A1 engine. It will likely be 3.8 liters and pushing 475-480 hp. This car is a swan song of the Mezger block...and boy does it deliver.
Yeah, that's what I thought I remembered reading too.

Do you guys know what roll the Metzger engine will play in the various factory race car efforts going forward? Will they only use it in the next GT3 RSR? Or will they still use it in future versions of the GT3 Cup and GT3-R too?
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