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Ahead of Le Mans, Porsche mixes up a Martini

Porsche 911 Carrera S Martini Racing Edition

(Porsche Cars)

As we may have mentioned once or twice, Porsche is returning to race at Le Mans this weekend. They've been pretty good at the 24-hour endurance thing in the past, with 16 outright victories since the 1970s putting Stuttgart at the top of manufacturer leaderboard.

In celebration, Porsche has rolled out 80 models of its 911 Carrera S decked out in the legendary “Martini” livery. This is the Martini Racing Edition 911.

As you can clearly see, there's a very large blue/red Martini stripe across the top and sides, two body colours (black or white), dashboard accents, a special front apron with an “optimised” spoiler lip and fixed rear spoiler.

Underneath is the Carrera S's 3.8-litre flat six, with a nice, round 400bhp, capable of sending the Martini Porsche from zero to 62mph in 4.1 seconds (with the PDK gearbox).

And if you need some more Martini goodness, check out these classic beauties...

Porsche 911 Carrera S Martini Racing Edition

(Porsche Cars)

This story originally appeared on TopGear.com.

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