Porsche investigates 911 GT3 fires | Industry - Car News Feb 2014

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16:41 Friday 21 Feb 2014

Porsche is advising all 785 911 GT3 owners to stop driving their cars following two incidents of engine bay fires.

The company has also halted sales of the model while it investigates two cases in Europe -- one in Switzerland and one in Italy -- in which the cars caught fire while stationary. No injuries or casualties have been reported as a result of the fault.

Porsche's engineers are currently working to identify the problem, with the company offering to collect and return all customers cars so the issue can be rectified.

Buyers who have ordered a GT3 which has not yet been delivered have also been warned that there may be a slight delay in the arrival of their car.

 


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