New Porsche 911 GT3 RS specifications revealed

New Porsche 911 GT3 RS specifications revealed New Porsche
author image Roger Dsouza
Wednesday 25 February 2015, 12:23 PM

The specifications of 911 GT3 RS have finally hit the web world. The entire world had hit a tizzy when the 991 GT3 RS had shockingly surfaced on the web. Now it is clear why it was so because it is almost identical to what had been said. Now, once the specifications have been revealed, it comes to the knowledge that the new model is undoubtedly, a mean machine, even by the standards of a Porsche RS.

The car is powered by a 4.0 litre mill, which is capable of producing 500 hp and a torque of 460 Nm. Mated with a seven-speed PDK gearbox, the car comes with a manual transmission. It will also come with a Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus (PTV Plus) system with electronically-controlled rear differential lock and a full variable torque split.

New Porsche 911 GT3 RS

The RS is slightly wider at 50 mm at the front and 30 mm in the back as compared to the 911 GT3. Made from aluminium along with steel composite rear lid, full bucket seats, rear wing are manufactured from carbon fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP). Side air intakes are identical as the Porsche 911 Turbo and Turbo S, which will provide additional cooling.

Power is six-piston front and four-piston rear aluminium clippers, which are sufficient to keep the car in control. Porsche is expected to reveal the 911 GT3 RS car at the Geneva Motor Show. However, it might hold back the car till September to keep the Cayman GT4 in contention.

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