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Old 07-07-2017, 08:01 AM   #1721
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Just remember according to the flow chart if you buy a GT2 RS you "actually want to die"

At least it will be in style

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I was thinking the same thing. Their slogan should be "suicide by Porsche"
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I was thinking the same thing. Their slogan should be "suicide by Porsche"
But, it's a good death.
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... a meaningful, even a noble death....
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Like the Joker says, "If you gotta go...go with a smile."

I'd have a perma-grin etched on my face if I were to die via the 911 GT2 RS. No Smile-X needed.
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Does that Watch come with the Porsche?
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Read da press release, foo!
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Post 2018 Porsche 911 GT3

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The Porsche 911 GT3 delivers motorsport-like performance, a systematic lightweight construction and an unfiltered driving experience. In the new generation of the radical 911, the connection between everyday driving and the racetrack is even more intense. At the heart of the latest enhancement beats a four-litre flat engine. The extremely high-revving naturally aspirated engine with 368 kW (500 hp) remains virtually unchanged from the thoroughbred 911 GT3 Cup racing car. The redesigned chassis with rear-axle steering and the systematic lightweight construction are specifically tuned to convert the engine power into superior driving dynamics. Developed on the same test track and manufactured on the same production line as the racing cars, Porscheís motorsport technology has once again been incorporated into a road-approved sportscar.

The majority of Porsche GT drivers also like to take their sportscars for a spin on the racetrack, which is where the new 911 GT3 really comes into its own thanks to its weight-to-power ratio of 3.88 kg/kW (2.86 kg/hp). With seven-speed double-clutch transmission (PDK) as standard, which has been specifically tuned for use in the GT, the two-seater weighs in at 1,430 kg with a full fuel tank and can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.4 seconds. Its boasts a top speed of 318 km/h. For proponents of pure unadulterated driving, Porsche also offers the 911 GT3 with a six-speed sports manual gearbox. This allows the high-performance 911 to sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.9 seconds and reach a top speed of 320 km/h.

Fast on the corners, stable on the straights: Rigid chassis with rear-axle steering

The chassis of the new 911 GT3 benefits from Porscheís motor racing experience and its tuning has been reworked for even better driving dynamics. The new two-seater sits around 25 mm lower than the 911 Carrera S. In addition to the further refined basic design, the chassis also boasts superior handling characteristics, thanks in large part to the active rear-axle steering. Depending on the speed, it steers either in the opposite or the same direction as the front wheels, thereby improving the vehicleís agility and stability. The dynamic engine mounts and the rear differential lock also boost the carís driving dynamics.

When it comes to its appearance, the 911 GT3 leaves little doubt as to its purpose. The dominant carbon rear wing emphasises the fact that the sportscarís form is determined by aerodynamics. The lightweight front end and front spoiler have been optimised for an even better airflow. The aerodynamic enhancement is also evident on the lightweight rear end with exhaust air openings and on the new diffusor.

Interior: Experience centre for exceptional driving dynamics

The interior of the new high-performance sportscar is tailored to the 911 GT3 driving experience. The GT sports steering wheel with a diameter of 360 mm originates from the 918 Spyder. Both the driver and passenger experience the dynamics in Porsche Sports seats Plus with enhanced seat side bolsters and mechanical fore/aft adjustment. The seat height and backrests are adjusted electronically. As the 911 GT3 is traditionally a two-seater, the seat pans in the rear are covered.

Porsche offers three additional seat variants for the 911 GT3: The adaptive Sports seats Plus boast electrical adjustment of all seat functions (18-way). The second option is sports bucket seats with folding backrest, integrated thorax airbag and manual fore/aft adjustment. And the third variant is full bucket seats made from light carbon fibre-reinforced plastic in carbon-weave finish.

Porsche Track Precision app as standard

In addition to Porsche Communication Management (PCM) including an online navigation module with real-time traffic information, the standard equipment also includes the Connect Plus module and the Track Precision app. The Track Precision app enables 911 GT3 drivers to display, record and analyse detailed driving data on their smartphone.

Market launch and prices

The 911 GT3 is available to order now. It will be launched in Germany from mid-June. Prices for the new high-performance 911 start at 152,416 euro, including VAT and country-specific equipment.
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Can't believe yummy cakes hasn't posted the 911 GT3 "Touring" package yet. I can't hit the like button hard enough and if I had room in my garage...
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^Yes.. I was looking for a place to post the newest 911 Sleeper. They even seemed to remove the large "GT3" letters from the rear of the car so only the enthusiasts really know... The car looks much better; I never liked the standard 991 GT3 wing. I'll leave the 6 speed manual topic for you all to debate.
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The GT3 Touring Edition and the 911R are literally the exact same car. Porsche and Apple basically do the exact same thing. They change the most minuscule thing and call it the greatest thing since sliced bread

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The GT3 Touring Edition and the 911R are literally the exact same car. Porsche and Apple basically do the exact same thing. They change the most minuscule thing and call it the greatest thing since sliced bread
Fair point...except this would be the greatest 911 available. I like it that much.
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The GT3 Touring Edition and the 911R are literally the exact same car. Porsche and Apple basically do the exact same thing. They change the most minuscule thing and call it the greatest thing since sliced bread
Eh. By the specs alone, the Touring Edition is "better" for enthusiasts, since it's manual. HUGE difference from the 911R. However, due to the limited production numbers on the 911R, it will most likely hold its (high) value it not continuing its upward pace.
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https://www.autoevolution.com/news/2...rd-120538.html

2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS Reportedly Sets 6:48.75 Nurburgring Lap Record
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The Porsche 911 prototypes blitzing the Nurburgring have been keeping us on our toes all year and it seems that the Neunelfer is ready to collect its Green Hell crown.


Yes, we're talking about the production vehicle lap time record. You see, despite the fact that the German automaker has fully revealed the 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS, with the configurator now being online.

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We've seen King Kong lapping the Nordschleife on countless occasions and the latest info on the topic talks about the 700 hp animal having lapped the Ring in 6:48.75.

The said chronograph number was mentioned by Edo Karabegovic, the man behind the Porsche-friendly Edo Performance German aftermarket developer and you can find it in a Facebook post.

And while we can't be sure this is the official lap time of the rear-wheel-drive special, the Neunelfer certainly has the potential to deliver such performance. For one thing, we'll remind you that Porsche's Mark Webber let it slip that the Rennsport Neunelfer managed to hit 208 mph on the track's main straight, a velocity level that tops those delivered by the current holder of the record, the 640 hp Lamborghini Huracan Performante (6:52).

For one thing, the quickest 911 derivative is currently the 991.2 GT3, which needs 7:12.7 to lap the infamous German circuit. Keep in mind that we're talking about a Neunelfer animated by a naturally aspirated 500 hp flat-six, while the GT2 RS mixes a 700-pony twin-turbo boxer mill with lightweight carbon parts delivered by its (optional) Weissach Package.

Until we get our hands on the official Nurburgring lap time of the 2018 Porsche 911 GT3 RS, you can check out a Racing Yellow example of the supercar doing its thing on the Green Hell below.

P.S.: Returning to the 911 assault we mentioned in the intro, we have to keep in mind that the Porsche is currently also testing the 991.2 GT3 RS on the Ring.
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So NA is still king
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Porsche kinda has to be laughing at itself. The millions they probably spent in R&D for the 918 and all the hybrid technology, only to get beat by a model they've been making forever
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Porsche kinda has to be laughing at itself. The millions they probably spent in R&D for the 918 and all the hybrid technology, only to get beat by a model they've been making forever
I dunno...it's kinda different in a few ways. The 918 was new technology and is a couple years old now...I don't think 'Ring speed is the only indicator of where a car ranks. The 918 is still the current "halo" car of Porsche.

I mean, I'm sure eventually some Ferrari "regular" line-up model will top the Poopdick McFartington's lap speed? It doesn't make it worse.
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