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Old 2 May 2021, 16:42 (Ref:4049230)   #151
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according to latest rumors porsche is going to develope a lmdh using the multimatic tub and powered by a porsche V8. The same car will be rebadged as audi and used both by porsche and audi for their work and customers WEC/IMSA programs (audi lmdh will officially debut at 2023 daytona 24h). There are rumors about lamborghini joining the VAG lmdh party...
Isn't Audi supposed to have a different engine and bodywork than the Porsche? I thought they were just going to share a chassis.
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Old 2 May 2021, 16:56 (Ref:4049237)   #152
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Isn't Audi supposed to have a different engine and bodywork than the Porsche? I thought they were just going to share a chassis.
Read about the multimatic-porsche lmdh shared by porsche, audi and possibly lamborghini rumor about 7-10 days ago, there is nothing confirmed yet of course but is more or less certain that is porsche the one that picked multimatic and likely the one who got the duty to design and develope the prototype.
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Old 4 May 2021, 14:45 (Ref:4049637)   #153
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So that'll be return of the Penske Porsches:


http://www.dailysportscar.com/2021/0...-and-imsa.html
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So that'll be return of the Penske Porsches:


http://www.dailysportscar.com/2021/0...-and-imsa.html
The name rings a bell, have they raced in the series before?
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To me the excitement is 100% dependent on what the Porsche LMDH car looks like and what engine it has. If it has a body shape looking like a prototpe version of the 911 RSR, and if it has the engine scream similar to it as well, then I'll be happy. Would love for Porsche to return to the factory livery they had from 2017-2019. The current one that is white, grey with a red strip is hideous.
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Old 4 May 2021, 21:28 (Ref:4049724)   #156
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It will likely be a V8 barring Audi getting Lamborghini to commit early and V10 but feels like Cayenne/Macan powerplant not a tuned Flat 6. Especially if they want to share development costs, it will have to be a shared engine. Porsche already mentioned they had reviewed the engine availability and had made a choice, the didn't say what other than it's a current engine. Possibly the V6 option but think of what is in series now and what they need to fit in an LMP2 chassis.

Doubtful we'll see anything close to street car styling, MAYBE as much work as Mazda did but more than EAM or Acura has done at least.
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Old 4 May 2021, 22:00 (Ref:4049730)   #157
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To fit a turbo boxer 6 cylinders in a lmp designed tub is basically impossible, the most rumored options are the cayenne derivated V8 or an updated version of the 918 V8 (that basically is an updated and enlarged version of the rs spyder engine).
Since audi and porsche will have a customers program too, likely engine will be as simple as possible to keep engine managment/rebuilding prices reasonable also for private teams.
I don't expect stuff like heavy reworked or semi-bespoke high efficient turbo V6, lmdh simply doesn't need that being a bop class. Look at acura dpi, its engine is pretty good and powerful despite being an enlarged racing tuned honda accord V6 of about 20 years ago...
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I would expect more taycan derived styling than 911. Basically just headlights shaped similarly.
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Well we haven't seen the Multimatic bodywork yet so it could be anything. Guessing they won't use the old Riley look as the base.

But yes, I expect less than Mazda even though the regs are written to allow more I can't remember if it requires more.
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