Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Porsche 911 GT1 ’98

Reasons to consider the
Porsche 911 GT1 ’98

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Significantly lighter curb weight 2,094 lb vs 3,375 lb Around 40% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Side view of Maserati MC12

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Maserati MC12

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Much bigger engine 5,999 cc vs 3,200 cc More than 85% bigger engine
More powerful engine 624 HP @ 7,500 RPM vs 549 HP @ 7,200 RPM Around 15% stronger engine

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

911 GT1 ’98  vs
Maserati MC12 
Brand Porsche Maserati
Type of car Race car Production car
Year 1998 2004-2005

transmission

Drivetrain Mid Engine / RWD 2WD
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Brembo Cross-drilled Ventilated Discs
Rear brakes Disc Brembo Cross-drilled Ventilated Discs
Front wheels 457/? 305 245/35 19
Rear wheels 457/? 330 345/35 19

power & handling

911 GT1 ’98  vs
Maserati MC12 
Power-to-weight ratio 3.81 lb/hp 5.41 lb/hp
Maximum hp 549 HP @ 7,200 RPM 624 HP @ 7,500 RPM
Maximum torque 464 ft-lb @ 5,000 RPM 481 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 3,200 cc 5,999 cc
Cylinders Flat 6 V12
Fuels
Gas
Bore/stroke 2.93 in / 3.76 in 3.62 in / 2.96 in

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,094 lb 3,375 lb
Width 78.3 in 82.5 in
Height 44.9 in 47.4 in
Length 192.5 in 202.5 in
Porsche 911 GT1 ’98
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Maserati MC12
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