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Porsche recently announced it would offer a thirteen-pound lithium-ion starter battery for select models. The battery saves 22 pounds over a conventional lead-acid unit. Here's what you get for your money.

The battery became available in the United States in February; a Rennlist forum member recently took delivery of his and was kind enough to share these pictures with the gang at Axis of Oversteer. As the AoO guys remind us, the battery is produced by the German-American firm Lithium Technology Corporation (LTC)-GAIA. The company also produces batteries for motorsport use, including the lithium-ion units found in the Gumpert Apollo Hybrid that competed in the 2008 24 Hours of the Nürburgring.

Read More: http://jalopnik.com/5527441/porsches-new-1700-car-battery-what-you-get


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