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Eurocars showcases the Porsche 919 Hybrid at the CMTA Motor Show - May 2015

Sri Lanka. Eurocars (Pvt) Limited, the official Porsche importer in Sri Lanka, participated in the Ceylon Motor Trader’s Association (CMTA) Motor Show from Friday, 8th May till Sunday, 10th May 2015, at Sirimavo Bandaranayake Memorial Exhibition Centre, BMICH Colombo.

The CMTA Motor Show is the biggest event for the automobile franchise holders in Sri Lanka, globally known for its prestigious automotive brands. This year it included a variety of sports cars, SUVs, commercial vehicles, motorcycles, as well as classic cars. During this three-day Mo-tor Show, Porsche enthusiasts got the opportunity to have a closer look at the first plug-in hybrid in the premium SUV segment - Cayenne S E-Hybrid, the world’s first plug-in hybrid in the luxury class Panamera S E-Hybrid, and the sports car in the compact SUV segment Macan.

Eurocars (Pvt) Ltd was also proud to present the Porsche 919 Hybrid for the first time in Sri Lanka. Specially developed for the FIA World Endurance Championship and for Le Mans, the 919 Hybrid is built for the challenge of putting tomorrow’s technologies through today’s toughest mo-torsports tests.The exceptional efficiency of the Porsche 919 Hybrid is the result of a carefully balanced overall concept. The sum of all of its individual components forms an effective unit: from the combustion engine to the energy recovery systems, chassis and running gear, aerody-namics and driver ergonomics. The combustion engine is a compact V four-cylinder petrol engine that also serves as a load-bearing member in the chassis. It is a front-runner of the future-oriented downsizing philosophy features two litres of engine displacement, direct fuel injection and mono-turbocharging, the engine that turns at speeds up to 9000 rpm. The compact engine outputs around 500 hp.

Martin Limpert, Managing Director of Porsche Asia Pacific, says. “Porsche has always been a brand that strives for steadfastly preserving its strong motorsports heritage while always moving forward. Porsche does not build sports cars only to win races; it builds racetrack-worthy cars that one can enjoy every day on city roads. The 919 Hybrid speaks to the strength of Porsche engi-neering, the very same expertise that goes into the sports cars it produces for the roads.”

For more information on the 919 Hybrid, or other Porsche Models please contact Eurocars (Pvt) Ltd - Porsche Centre Sri Lanka on (11) 5394 233.

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