The chassis of the Porsche 911
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With the new-generation 911, Porsche has been successful in developing a vehicle which significant increases the spread between everyday suitability and racing circuit performance and a thereby improved efficiency. Besides improved mechanical chassis technology, new mechatronic vehicle dynamics systems contribute to a further marked improvement of the lap times.
Basic Vehicle Concept
: improved concept features such as longer wheelbase, increased car body stiffness, reduced weight and a wider track width
: refined chassis mechanics such as stiffer, lighter, crash-optimised axle concepts...
The authors would like to give special thanks to the following co-authors, who had an important part to play in making the information given in this article more precise: Eberhard Armbrust, Alfred Aden, Dr. Thorsten Koch, Manuel Höll, Rainer Hennemann and Peter Mevißen.