Porsche 919 Hybrid makes its presence felt on New York streets

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Porsche is still celebrating the huge success of their new 919 Hybrid. Recently, they brought one of the models in New York. This news comes after Porsche 919 Hybrid set a lap record at Spa-Francorchamps. Before hitting the streets, Porsche increase the ride height of the car. When local spotted the Porsche 919 Hybrid was surprised and few of them even made few funny remarks about it which features in the attached video. It is not the first time Porsche did something like this. Back in the year 2016, LeMans winner drove through the streets of UK’s capital London.

Porsche 919 Hybrid will continue its world tour till the month of October while making stops and it attempts to break series of track record. On 15th May, Porsche 919 Evo will hit the Nurburgring Nordschleife track. However, it is not known whether if it attempting to break lap record there. This Porsche Hybrid vehicle will feature 2.0 liter turbocharged V4 engine and the output is less than 500 horsepower. The company’s engineer is looking for another way to generate more power from less fuel. Porsche 919 Hybrid features two energy recuperation systems.

The front-mounted converting braking into electric power and the rear mounted on the exhaust tract. The exhaust gas drives a second turbine in parallel with the turbocharger and uses the excess energy from exhaust pressure. It will hit the European circuit in the month of May and their next stop will be in Asia and concluding at Goodwood Festival of Speed that will scheduled in mid-July. For now, just check out this short clip of Porsche 919 Hybrid.

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