Fire Hazard: Porsche Recalls All 911 GT3s

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Company will examine 785 cars delivered worldwide this year.

After halting deliveries for all new models a few days ago,Porsche just announced it would recall all 785 911 GT3s delivered worldwidethis year. The announcements came after several repeated fires in the company’shigh-performance monster and most expensive model the market. The latest reported case was in Switzerland, where the driver heard an odd noise from the rear ofthe car, discovered an oil leak and shortly saw his car go up in flames.

The $130,000 car has also burst into flames in other locationsin Europe, including one reported fire in Avellino, Italy. So far, therehave been no official reports as to the cause of the fire, other than speculation about problems in the car's engine. Porsche’sannouncement adds to the long, dubious list of recent automotive recalls,including VW, Chrysler and Toyota. Stay tuned for more reports about this GT3debacle.

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