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Porsche 917K Flat-12 on track - YouTube Gold by Casper Heij

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In this week's YouTube Gold we'll focus on what might be the best ingredient for a soundtrack: a flat-12 mounted in the middle of a Porsche 917K.

The 917K was a race car used by Porsche. It featured in endurance races such as the Le Mans 24 Hours, but it was also active in a slightly different version in the North American Can Am series. The 917 was designed by Porsche legend Hans Mezger, who also designed the 4.5 litre flat-12 engine which you are about to enjoy in today's video. The noises are produced by an engine constructed in a 180 degrees flat-12 cylinder layout with twin overhead camshafts.

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