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  • Porsche 911 GT3
  • Year:
    2018
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  • Engine:
    flat-6
  • Transmission:
    PDK
  • Horsepower @ RPM:
    500 @ 8250
  • Torque @ RPM:
    339
  • Displacement:
    4.0 L
  • 0-60 time:
    3.2 sec.
  • Top Speed:
    198 mph
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The manual transmission returns!

Sold out since early 2015, the current-generation Porsche 911 GT3 has finally returned into dealerships with updates similar to the 991.2 911. Unveiled at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, the track-prepped 911 is making a comeback after nearly two years with revised styling, a retuned chassis, and more importantly a new drivetrain.

Not surprisingly, the race-bred coupe didn’t change much inside and out, and most of the new stuff is borrowed from the regular 911 that was upgraded in 2016. However, the revised chassis brings new dynamics, while the troublesome 3.8-liter flat-six was replaced by the slightly bigger, 4.0-liter unit from the GT3 Cup race car and the range-topping GT3 RS. The really big news about the new 911 GT3 is that Porsche finally brought the manual transmission back, giving enthusiasts a new reason to celebrate..

Developed on the same test track and manufactured on the same production line as the 911 race cars, the GT3 returns to a market that has a brand-new competitor, the Mercedes-AMG GT R. Launched in 2016, the AMG GT R is the first track-prepped car to actually compete in the same niche, something that hasn’t happened in quite a few years. Will the 911 GT3 continue to dominate this demanding segment? Let’s find out in the review below.

Continue reading to learn more about the 2017 Porsche 911 GT3.

 

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Porsche 911 GT3 Touring Makes a Strong Case For Manual Cars At The Autobahn

Porsche 911 GT3 Touring Makes a Strong Case For Manual Cars At The Autobahn

This manual Porsche 911 GT3 Touring goes over 190 mph on the Autobahn, makes a strong case for stick shift cars

The Porsche 911 GT3 is the ultimate, normally-aspirated 911 and the YouTube channel AutoTopNL recently got its hands on a 992 GT3 Touring – the more street-oriented, “less shouty” version of the normally-aspirated track weapon, without the crazy aero. And while race tracks are the home of the GT3, here, we see how capable the wingless version is, on the Autobahn. Is the “purest 911” capable enough, in the age of turbocharged performance cars?

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2022 Porsche 911 GT3 By Manthey-Racing

2022 Porsche 911 GT3 By Manthey-Racing

No changes were made under the hood, but the aerodynamic upgrades should be enough to make this beast even faster around the track

With 502 horsepower and 346 pound-feet of torque under the hood and a Nurburgring time improved by 17 seconds when compared to its predecessor, the new 911 GT3 is a car that needs no improvement. But, the guys over at Manthey Racing found a way to further improve the performance of the new 911 GT3 - with absolutely no upgrades made under the hood.

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2022 Porsche 911 GT3 70 Years Porsche Australia Edition

2022 Porsche 911 GT3 70 Years Porsche Australia Edition

It gets a special paint inspired by the first Porsche 356 imported to Australia

Porsche was founded back in 1931, and 20 years later, on November 1st, 1951 it started to sell cars on the Australian market. The first car introduced to the Australians was the Porsche 356. Now, 70 years later, Porsche marks the event with the launch of the special 911 GT3 70 Years Porsche Australia Edition - a car inspired, of course, by the 356.

The model is based on the 911 GT3 with Touring Package and it is the first special edition ever created by Porsche for the Australian market.

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2022 Porsche 911 GT3 956 Edition

2022 Porsche 911 GT3 956 Edition

The Porsche 911 GT3 956 Edition is a tribute to a 1985 LeMans winner

The Porsche 911, in all its versions, is one of the most definitive sports cars of all time. With this in mind, Porsche’s “Sonderwunsch” (special request) program occasionally spawns some truly epic versions, based on the rear-engine sports car. Such is the case with this Porsche 992 GT3 “956 Edition”.

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The Invincible Porsche 911 GT3 RS Gets Beaten By A... Volkswagen Beetle?!?!

The Invincible Porsche 911 GT3 RS Gets Beaten By A... Volkswagen Beetle?!?!

Can a 1972 Beetle with an electric powertrain beat a stock 991 Porsche 911 GT3 RS on the drag strip?

The Porsche 911 GT3 RS is arguably one of the best internal combustion-engined cars on the drag strip. It has even beaten the likes of the Audi R8 Spyder. So, why even bother to put it up against an old-school, 1970s Volkswagen Beetle? Well, because this Beetle has been electrified and makes 450 horses! The Porsche makes more horsepower, but can the instant torque of the Beetle prove to be too much for the sports car?

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Porsche 911 GT3 Looks Amazing In 956-Inspired Livery

Porsche 911 GT3 Looks Amazing In 956-Inspired Livery

Paolo Barilla pays tribute to his 1985 Le Mans victory in a very cool way

Paolo Barilla, overall winner of Le Mans in 1985, is celebrating his birthday in style. In cooperation with Porsche Exclusive Manufaktur, he designed his dream car. He wanted to drive a car that will remind him of the car he drive back in 1985. He opted for a Porsche 911 GT3 and went for the same color scheme found on the Porsche 956, but also went for unique wheels and a redesigned interior.

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2022 Porsche 911 GT3 RS

2022 Porsche 911 GT3 RS

Porsche is hard at work on the more track-focused Porsche 911 GT3 RS (992)

With the “regular” 911 (992) GT3 out and official, all eyes are now headed towards the GT3 RS. As expected, the more hardcore version of the already hardcore GT3 will feature more of everything - except for the weight, of which it will have less. The most important thing is that the latest most track-focused normally-aspirated 911 is underway, and here’s what we can expect.

Updated 01/10/2022: The upcoming Porsche 911 GT3 RS was caught testing again, this time on the roads around Weissach. Check out the story for new details on the future sports car!

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Watch The Audi R8 Spyder Lock Horns With The 992 Porsche 911 GT3 In This Epic Drag Race

Watch The Audi R8 Spyder Lock Horns With The 992 Porsche 911 GT3 In This Epic Drag Race

Neither the Audi R8 nor the Porsche 911 GT3 let go off their guards to let the rival win

Daniel Abt has uploaded another drag racing video on his YouTube channel, and this time, it’s the Audi R8 Spyder up against the 991 Porsche 911 GT3. The GT3 has proven its might time and time again, but the R8 Spyder is no slouch either. Do you think the V-10-powered Audi can beat the six-cylinder Porsche 911 GT3?

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Watch The 991 Porsche 911 GT3 RS Battle It Out Against The 992 Porsche 911 GT3 For Straight-Line Supremacy

Watch The 991 Porsche 911 GT3 RS Battle It Out Against The 992 Porsche 911 GT3 For Straight-Line Supremacy

The sheer similarity between the 991 GT3 RS and the 992 GT3 makes for an exciting drag strip battle

The folks at Carwow brought in the 991 Porsche 911 GT3 RS to take on the new 992 911 GT3 on a drag strip. The cars are eerily similar to each other, as they share the same engine, gearbox, drive layout, exhaust, and even weigh almost the same. And at the onset, it looks like it will be a mighty close finish. But, which car would claim the bragging rights and go down in the history books as a better straight-line performer?

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No, This Isn't a Porsche 911 GT3 RS Cabriolet, but it Sure Does Look Like It

No, This Isn’t a Porsche 911 GT3 RS Cabriolet, but it Sure Does Look Like It

If You Have Ever Wondered How a 991 GT3 RS Cabriolet Would Look, a California Shop Gives You The Answer

We recently covered some pretty epic Porsche conversions and this one would fit right in. The 911 GT3 RS never had a cabriolet version, so you have to make one yourself. There are two ways to go about it. The first one involves taking a GT3 RS and chopping its roof off. The second way is to get a lesser 911 Cabriolet and slap the body panels from a GT3 RS. Obviously, the latter is much easier, which is why Wicked Motor Work from California did exactly that.

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The Porsche 911 GT3 Touring Would Look Amazing With Traditional Design Cues

The Porsche 911 GT3 Touring Would Look Amazing With Traditional Design Cues

They don’t make the 911 like this anymore, but thanks to Photoshop, we can see what the 911 could look like today

If you, like me, are fascinated by the Porsche 911, you’ve probably heard the motto “evolution, not revolution”. It’s the philosophy by which the 911 is based on since its inception back in the 1960s. And, although the rear-engine sports car is still faithful to its roots (as much as possible), the YouTube channel “TheSketchMonkey” points out 911’s gradual deviation from its traditional design to a more generic one, especially with regards to its rear end. In order to explain, the YouTuber shows us what the 992 GT3 Touring may look like if Porsche went with its original 911 design.

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Porsche 911 GT3 Touring – The Ultimate Sleeper Porsche

Porsche 911 GT3 Touring – The Ultimate Sleeper Porsche

This is a rare case of all go and no show, and we love it

The Porsche 911 GT3 looks just as brutal as it drives, but maybe it looks a little too brutal to you. If you’re not a fan of the GT3’s massive rear spoiler but want all of the other GT3 goodness, then the 911 GT3 Touring is exactly what the doctor ordered. This is technically a second-gen 911 GT3 Touring, as the first GT3 Touring was offered as part of the 991.2-gen lineup. And, just like its predecessor, this GT3 touring comes with all the power and tech, but in a more subdued, humble package.

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Porsche Spent 3,100 Miles At Full Throttle Trying to Make The New 911 GT3 Fail

Porsche Spent 3,100 Miles At Full Throttle Trying to Make The New 911 GT3 Fail

Reliability doesn’t come easy and Porsche’s motorsport experience shaped that concept in the 911 GT3

Today’s sports cars and race cars are a lot more reliable than those of the previous decade. In part, this is due to advances in technology and assembly techniques, but carmakers are also more poised on torturing their cars before they finally release them on the market. Case in point: Porsche and the grueling reliability tests that the new 911 GT3 had to endure.

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Jerry Seinfeld's Porsche 911 GT3 RS Is Probably the Most Optioned 911 You've Ever Seen

Jerry Seinfeld’s Porsche 911 GT3 RS Is Probably the Most Optioned 911 You’ve Ever Seen

The north-of-$400,000 sticker should not surprise anyone given the amount of gear this GT3 RS packs

For reasons unknown to us, Jerry Seinfeld is parting ways with one of his cars. That car is a 2016 Porsche 911 GT3 RS with a window sticker of $449,890, out of which more than $250,000 are optional features.

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Porsche 911 GT3 - A Complete History

Porsche 911 GT3 - A Complete History

The story of a legendary nameplate sitting next to another legendary nameplate

Porsche is known for continuously bringing race-bred technology into its road cars. The Stuttgart-based manufacturer that has been perfecting the rear-engine formula for over five decades now is also famous for its homologation specials, road-worthy counterparts built by Porsche to race thoroughbred competition machinery in production-based classes of sports car racing. 20 years ago, Porsche introduced the latest model that would spawn a myriad of racing versions: the Porsche 911 GT3, a track-oriented 911 that could be used as a daily driver (if you dared). It came at the same time as the not-for-the-purist 996 generation but, in spite of this, can you now imagine a world without the 911 GT3 in it?

Where were you in 1999 when Porsche unveiled the 996.1-generation Porsche 911 GT3? Well, you probably weren’t at the Geneva Auto Show where Porsche took the wraps of what was, in essence, the road-legal version of the newest Porsche 911 Cup car that would compete in the Porsche Carrera Cup Germany and later in the Porsche Supercup sharing the bill with the Formula 1 World Championship. The first 911 GT3 looked a bit tame but, as years rolled by, it evolved, growing bigger, more aggressive, and more insane and overshadowed with ease the 911 GT2, a model we originally thought it’d replace before Porsche decided to continue making GT2 models, somewhat as even more extreme versions of the 911. This is the story of the GT3, a model more famous than all of the track-focused 911s that have come before it, even the Carrera RS 2.7 of 1973.

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Is the 2022 Porsche 911 GT3 The Last Non-Hybrid GT3?

Is the 2022 Porsche 911 GT3 The Last Non-Hybrid GT3?

Here’s why investing in a 992 GT3 might be a good idea

By now we know that almost every manufacturer is heading in the direction of electrification. More and more internal combustion engine cars feature mild or plug-in hybrid technology in order to reduce the negative impact on the environment and cover the latest strictest emissions regulations. Porsche – a manufacturer set on tradition, at least when it comes to their 911 model – has also started down that road. They even introduced a fully-electric car – the Taycan. Moreover, the Panamera and 911 Turbo S now feature mild-hybrid technology. There is one Porsche, however, that stays true to its roots – the GT3 – and the YouTube channel MotorHeads does a good job of introducing you to the ins and outs of it.

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The 2022 911 GT3 With A Manual? Porsche Execs Are Literally Betting On It

The 2022 911 GT3 With A Manual? Porsche Execs Are Literally Betting On It

It turns out manuals are not quite dead yet

With the new Porsche 911 GT3 out of the bag and the online configurator alive and kicking, Porsche is gearing up for customer orders. It will take some time before we know how many new GT3s Porsche managed to push or whether they were configured with a manual or the PDK dual-clutch gearbox.

However, if we look back at how many customers ordered their previous-gen 911 GT3 with a manual, it’s expected that the manual option on the 992 GTE will get the same attention.

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Learn Why the Porsche 911 GT3's Engine Is a Masterpiece of Modern Design

Learn Why the Porsche 911 GT3’s Engine Is a Masterpiece of Modern Design

This video goes beyond what’s written in the press release

Porsche’s corner-carving 911 (992) GT3 is finally out and ever since the unveil, it has been receiving a very warm welcome on the internet. For good reason. The new GT3 doesn’t just look good, it’s also a performer, but then again, what Porsche isn’t?

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Last of a Dying Breed? This is the Porsche 911 GT3, And It Represents The End of An Era

Last of a Dying Breed? This is the Porsche 911 GT3, And It Represents The End of An Era

You know what’s amazing? The sound of a naturally-aspirated, four-liter, six cylinder boxer engine that can rev up to 9,000 rpm and makes a whopping 502 horsepower. And it’s under the hood of the all-new, 2022 Porsche 911 GT3. And that’s what we’re here to talk about today – this amazing engine and how Porsche managed to make yet another non-hybrid, non-electric supercar in a world where everybody else seems to think electrons are the way of the future.

Oh, and did I mention that it has a manual gearbox and it lapped the Nurburgring in under seven minutes?

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HRE's New Wheels Look Amazing On Your Favorite Cars, Including The New Porsche 911 GT3

HRE’s New Wheels Look Amazing On Your Favorite Cars, Including The New Porsche 911 GT3

We can’t get enough of these images

HRE has been re-engineering the wheel for about four decades, a period that allowed the American wheel maker to specialize and elevate its products. Recently, HRE unveiled new versions of its Vintage, Classic, and 540 Series wheels which it mounted on modern supercars. The result is exquisite to say the least.

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10 Things You Must Know About the 2022 Porsche 911 GT3

10 Things You Must Know About the 2022 Porsche 911 GT3

The Porsche 911 GT3 is an impressive machine, but did you know it was this impressive?

The Porsche 911 GT3 is back for 2022 with the 992 generation of the 911 model. Fans of the normally-aspirated, rear-engine track weapon can rejoice, as the new model is more ferocious and more focused than ever. We all know the Porsche 911 formula – “evolution, not revolution”. Be that as it may, the new 992 GT3 brings a lot of changes to the model and we know, you want to know about them. Here are the top 10 things, you need to know, about the 2022 911 GT3.

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2022 Porsche 911 GT3 Just Redefined What It Means to Be a Road-Going Track Car

2022 Porsche 911 GT3 Just Redefined What It Means to Be a Road-Going Track Car

Your street-legal racing car from Porsche has arrived

Porsche has finally unveiled the new 911 GT3 and it’s packed with goodies from bumper to bumper, including lightweight materials, tweaked aerodynamics and a gem of a naturally aspirated engine.

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A New Porsche 911 Is Coming But What Is It?

A New Porsche 911 Is Coming But What Is It?

Is this the next-generation 911 GT3 or a different model altogether?

Remember when the folks over a Bring a Trailer teased an upcoming Porsche GT model? It happened back in September 2020, when the website started a bidding auction for the mysterious car, through which the will had the opportunity to secure a build slot. The auction has since been suspended for unknown reasons, but the ad featured a concealed car that looked a lot like a 911 with some sort of spoiler at the rear. Come February and Porsche released a statement that this "new member of the 911 GT family" will be unveiled on February 26. Is this the new-generation 911 GT3 or some sort of limited-edition model? Let’s find out!

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2021 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup

2021 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup

The 992-generation 911 GT3 Cup race car is the most powerful of its kind

The 2021 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup is the latest iteration of the company’s one-make series race car. Based on the latest, 992-generation 911, the GT3 Cup is essentially an FIA-compliant version of the road-legal GT3. The latest in a long line of GT3 Cup models that goes back to the early 1990s, the 2021 911 GT3 Cup retains the naturally aspirated flat-six layout of its predecessors, but it comes with more power than before. Rated at more than 500 horsepower, the 992 GT3 Cup is the most powerful of its kind. What sets it apart from the outgoing model and what racing series is it eligible for? Find out in the review below.

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Porsche unleashes 2021 911 GT3 Cup, gives us preview of upcoming 911 GT3

Porsche unleashes 2021 911 GT3 Cup, gives us preview of upcoming 911 GT3

The 2021 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup is the most powerful yet, looks hot!

It’s been only a week since Porsche unveiled a camouflaged version of the 911 GT3 Cup race car and we can now see it in all its glory. Unveiled for the 2021 racing season, the 911 GT3 Cup is based on the yet unveiled, road-going 911 GT3. While identical to its road-legal sibling, the GT3 Cup gives us a preview of the upcoming 992-generation 911 GT3.

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This 2021 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Car Has a Very Ironic Camo

This 2021 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Car Has a Very Ironic Camo

This Porsche 911 GT3 Cup race car hides iconic race tracks in its livery

Porsche is about to launch the first race car based on the 992-generation 911. It’s called the 911 GT3 Cup and will be raced in the company’s already iconic and popular one-make series. The latest 911 GT3 Cup is still being tested, so Porsche is only showing us a camouflaged version. But while the car may appear wrapped in the usual swirly camo seen on most prototypes out there, it actually hides abstract maps of the race track on which the one-series is held.

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See more of the new and hot Porsche 911 GT3 in this Top Gear video

See more of the new and hot Porsche 911 GT3 in this Top Gear video

Watch Andreas Preuninger show the new Porsche 911 GT3 to Christ Harris, without camo!

Porsche has already shown a lightly camouflaged version of the new 911 GT3, but it’s still delaying the official unveiling. The presentation car, which we already know it’s painted blue, is being kept in the company’s GT Hall, a big room where several GT3 and GT2 models from the past are being preserved. Chris Harris recently got the chance to visit the hall together with 911 GT3 mastermind Andreas Preuninger and got a glimpse at the uncamouflaged car.

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The 2021 Porsche 911 GT3 Debuts Unexpectedly With An N/A Engine And Manual Gearbox

The 2021 Porsche 911 GT3 Debuts Unexpectedly With An N/A Engine And Manual Gearbox

This video gives us our first good look at the new Porsche 911 GT3

A few days ago, the upcoming Porsche 911 GT3 was unveiled ahead of time through a series of leaked photos that showed parts of the exterior and the cabin. As it turns out, those pictures were screenshots of an exclusive first look video that Carfection made with the 911 GT3 and Porsche’s Andreas Preuninger. The video is out, and we can finally take a closer look at the company’s track-prepped GT.

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New Porsche 911 GT3 Caught Testing Next To The Cayman GT4 RS

New Porsche 911 GT3 Caught Testing Next To The Cayman GT4 RS

The 992-gen Porsche 911 GT3 is just around the corner and we keep seeing it on the road

If you’ve been following us, you know that the upcoming Porsche 911 GT3 is no longer a mystery. We spotted the track-prepped 911 on public roads numerous times and recent sightings include an almost camo-free car. We’ve also seen leaked photos with the GT3’s interior, so we’re basically waiting for Porsche to spill the beans and tell us more about what’s under the rear hood. But the Germans are still fine tuning the 911 GT3, which we spotted once again, this time around alongside the cool Cayman GT4 RS.

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(Updated)Leaked Photos Unveil The Next-Gen Porsche 911 GT3 Inside And Out

(Updated)Leaked Photos Unveil The Next-Gen Porsche 911 GT3 Inside And Out

The next-generation Porsche 911 GT3 boasts a new rear wing and carbon-fiber seats

We’ve seen the upcoming Porsche 911 GT3 on and around the Nurburgring numerous times in recent months, but many of its key features were hidden under camo. Now, someone leaked a bunch of official shots revealing the 911 GT3’s profile and most of the interior. The leak also means that the hardcore sports car will probably be unveiled soon.

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When a Bentley Continental GT and Porsche 911 GT3 Meet at the Dragstrip, Things Get Crazy

When a Bentley Continental GT and Porsche 911 GT3 Meet at the Dragstrip, Things Get Crazy

Can the Bentley Continental GT defeat a Porsche 911 GT3 at the drag strip?

What’s the difference between the Porsche 911 GT3 and the Bentley Continental GT? Well, the first one is track-oriented version of the 911, a car that you can drive on a daily basis, but also one that will shine on a race track. The Continental GT is a massive grand tourer, both luxurious and comfortable. Two entirely different cars, really. But do they have something in common? Technically speaking, they’re both grand tourers. And this is exactly why Carwow decided to see which one is faster in a straight line. Because why not!

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You Have To See These Photos of the 2022 Porsche 911 GT3 RS

You Have To See These Photos of the 2022 Porsche 911 GT3 RS

The new-generation Porsche 911 GT3 RS hits the ’Ring with race-spec features

Back in August, our paparazzi sent us shots of the upcoming Porsche 911 GT3 RS. Based on the latest-generation, 992-spec 911, the new GT3 RS looks hotter than ever, sporting styling and aero features seen on the race-spec RSR model. Come October 2020, and we received the second batch of photos. The 911 GT3 RS is still covered in black camo, but intense testing suggests that the production model is just around the corner.

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Can You Believe That This Porsche 996 911 GT3 Has Been Driven Almost 300,000 KM?

Can You Believe That This Porsche 996 911 GT3 Has Been Driven Almost 300,000 KM?

Porsche’s 911 GT3s have always been made to be driven and this one hasn’t been spared

Too often car fans ’mourn’ the day when a member of the richest 1% purchases an ultra-rare or ultra-expensive car with the thinking being that the car in question will never see the light of day again being tucked away in a garage where the temperature is strictly controlled. Such cars are meant to be driven, is the argument that’s being made again and again, so here we have a story that’s ought to bring a smile to the faces of many car fans. Behold a 911 with over 180,000 miles on the odometer.

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The Porsche 911 GT3 RS Looks Wild In The Latest Spy Shots

The Porsche 911 GT3 RS Looks Wild In The Latest Spy Shots

The Porsche 911 GT3 RS is coming back with wilder aerodynamics and more power

The latest-generation Porsche 911, dubbed 992, arrived in 2019 and as of August 2020 the German company has unveiled both the Carrera and Turbo models in coupe, cabriolet, and targa body styles.

But we’re still missing the hardcore GT3 and GT3 RS models, as well as the extreme GT2. There’s no word as to when these variants will arrive, but our paparazzi just spotted the GT3 RS testing in the wild. And it looks more aggressive than ever.

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A Porsche 911 GT3 and a Taycan Roll Onto a Frozen Lake

A Porsche 911 GT3 and a Taycan Roll Onto a Frozen Lake

The Porsche Ice Force Pro Experience is more than proving grounds for would-be Porsche drivers. Unlike most “Experiences” that Porsche offers all over the world, Ice Force Pro is different, in part because it’s located 110 miles north of the Arctic Circle in a place called Levi, Finland. The 76-acre plot of frozen awesomeness lets you test your driving and drifting skills in the snow.

Even better, it lets you do it in a range of Porsche models, ranging from the 911 Carrera 4S, 911 GT3, and yes, the all-electric Taycan. Carfection recently took a trip to Ice Force Pro — just before the global quarantine shut almost everything down — to see what it’s like to drive and drift these Porsche models — specifically the Taycan — with studded tires, in an environment that’s as white as cotton.

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How Does a $50,000 Tesla Model 3 Hold Up Against a $200,000 Porsche 911 GT3 RS?

How Does a $50,000 Tesla Model 3 Hold Up Against a $200,000 Porsche 911 GT3 RS?

Both cars share very similar specs in theory

Tesla cars have proven themselves time and again, especially Performance models. Even the Model 3 Performance has given a tough fight to many sports cars known for their speed and agility. In yet another similar test, YouTuber Arty put his Model 3 Performance against his Porsche GT3 RS since both of them have very similar 0-62 mph times, but are completely different at their core. Which one do you think will win the race?

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You Won't Believe How Well a 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette Can Run With a Porsche 911 GT3 RS on the Track

You Won’t Believe How Well a 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette Can Run With a Porsche 911 GT3 RS on the Track

Wow! Just wow!

Flamboyant reveal events and fancily wrapped press releases aside, a sports car’s true salt is less about its spec sheet and more about what it can do out on the track. Not on the street, because traffic laws pretty much act as an equalizer that limits a high-performance car’s ability to, well, perform.

The good ol’ circuit is still the place where a sports car/supercar/hypercar has to prove its mettle and as it has done on several previous occasions, the Chevy C8 Corvette once again silences naysayers with an impressive outing against one of best corner-carving machines ever built.

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Tuner Gintani Motor Works has Created the First Twin-Turbo Porsche 911 GT3 RS and It Sounds Amazing

Tuner Gintani Motor Works has Created the First Twin-Turbo Porsche 911 GT3 RS and It Sounds Amazing

“I think we just birthed the new @Porsche widow-maker”

We don’t have a lot to tell you or show you yet, but Gintani Motor Works has created one hell of a beast out of a Porsche 911 GT3 RS. The company does offer an ECU tuning kit GT3 and GT3 RS, but it’s limited to a 25-horsepower and 15 pound-feet increase in power output, but this is an entirely different animal. The tuning company has managed to do what nobody thought would ever be done – it’s created the world’s first twin-turbo Porsche 911 GT3 RS! Right now, we only have a couple of short videos to go by, but based on the sound of the car alone, this thing is out of this world.

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2022 Porsche 911 GT3

2022 Porsche 911 GT3

Will it break from tradition?

The Porsche 911 GT3 has been around since 1999, continuing Stuttgart’s habit of unleashing high-performance spec iterations of its iconic sports car originally started in the ‘70s with the incredible Carrera RS. Now, with the imminent arrival of an all-new 911 (also known as the 992 generation) by the end of 2018, we’ve been waiting for details on the next GT3. Luckily, it looks like we got just that, as our spy photographers snapped a few shots of a possible undercover 992-spec GT3 out and about undergoing some cold weather testing. As such, we drew up a quick speculative review on what to expect.

Update 2/16/2021: The new Porsche 911 GT3 has debuted. We’re busy updating this review, but you can find out all you need to know right now in our recent article or check out the gallery below!

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Bet You Never Thought You'd See a Porsche 911 GT3 That's Powered By a Motorcycle Engine

Bet You Never Thought You’d See a Porsche 911 GT3 That’s Powered By a Motorcycle Engine

And yet, here it is

The Porsche 911 has been the subject of many engine swaps over the years. In fact, the Neunelfer has seen its fair share of LS engines being dropped under its tail, but nobody ever thought of fitting a motorcycle engine inside the 911. Or, if they thought about it, they didn’t get to do it. Mind you, the 911 you’re about to see is not a real 911. We mean, it’s real, but it started out life as a toy. Yet somehow, someone crammed a KTM dirt bike motor under its hood and we can’t stop drooling.

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Fearing the Future? Don't - Porsche Has Plans to keep its Naturally Aspirated Engines and Manual Gearboxes Beyond the EV Onslaught

Fearing the Future? Don’t - Porsche Has Plans to keep its Naturally Aspirated Engines and Manual Gearboxes Beyond the EV Onslaught

EVs Are Good and All, but Nothing Can Replace ICE Growl. Porsche GT Will Continue To Produce It For As Long As Possible

Last year Porsche sold between 3,000 and 4,000 GT cars. These machines, developed and produced by Porsche’s GT division, are as close as you can get to a race car while still being able to drive them on the street. Porsche’s GT division, then, is a Mecca for proper gearheads and track enthusiasts who like the cars as they are (manual and burning fuel), and those who are not afraid to spend some serious money on their hobby. I am writing here about vehicles like the Porsche 911 GT3 or the 911 GT2.

With such a dedicated (and wealthy) community of enthusiastic customers, Porsche’s GT division seems to be safe from the electrification that fell on the world of cars in recent years.

Andreas Preuninger, the head of Porsche’s GT division acknowledged that electrification wouldn’t come to Porsche GT cars soon. In fact, we can expect these vehicles to sport naturally aspirated engines and a manual transmission for as long as there is a proper demand. And it seems that the demand is stronger than ever.

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Relieve Some Stress With This Porsche 911 GT3 Track Therapy Video!

Relieve Some Stress With This Porsche 911 GT3 Track Therapy Video!

It’s 11 minutes worth of free therapy that you won’t get anywhere else

If life’s doldrums are kicking into high gear, I have something that should calm your sensibilities long enough for you to shed at least a little stress. That “something” is an 11-minute video on YouTube featuring nothing but the Porsche 911 GT3casually going about its business on a race track. I say “casually” because the GT3 looks like it’s going through the motions on the race track. But there’s nothing casual about the sound of that naturally aspirated Porsche flat-six filling our ears. It’s relaxing, chilling, and therapeutic, converging all at once to fill our minds with the kind of chill that should get us through the week. Dial up the volume, folks. This 11-minute video is your go-to video of the day.

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Clash of the Track-Focused Giants: Ferrari 488 Pista vs McLaren 600LT vs Porsche 911 GT3 RS

Clash of the Track-Focused Giants: Ferrari 488 Pista vs McLaren 600LT vs Porsche 911 GT3 RS

Circuit-ready Holy Trinity head to head battle

Ferrari, McLaren, and Porsche are three automakers renowned for making many superb track-honed models over the years, and the latest names to keep that flame going are 488 Pista, 600LT and 911 GT3 RS. All these cars are roughly in the same price bracket and are comparable in terms of performance. Yet, the way they achieve (and deliver) said performance is quite different from car to car.

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The 992-Gen 2021 Porsche 911 GT3 RS Will Remain Fully Aspirated and Feature a Surprise Upgrade

The 992-Gen 2021 Porsche 911 GT3 RS Will Remain Fully Aspirated and Feature a Surprise Upgrade

Fear not, purists - the Stuttgart superstar is staying true to its roots

When it comes to track-proven performance, the Porsche 911 GT3 and GT3 RS are some of the most impressive nameplates around. Now, with the arrival of the new 992-generation 911 for the 2020 model year, the GT3 and GT3 RS are poised for an update, and as rumor has it the good times will keep on a’rolling with the same formula we know and love - power at the rear, as little weight as possible, and a high-strung six-cylinder for motivation. Even better is the suggestion that the Porsche’s lump of go will be a larger all-atmospheric six-cylinder, now with a few extra cc’s added on top.

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Porsche Runs the New Breed at Monza: Video

Porsche Runs the New Breed at Monza: Video

All of Posche’s race cars together on Italy’s GP track

A micro-Rennsport Reunion took place at Monza over the past weekend when Porsche took a number of their new racing, as well as street cars, and pushed them to their limits on the F1 Grand Prix circuit near Milan.

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The 2020 Porsche 911 GT3 Will Feature Twin Turbos and a Mild Power Bump

The 2020 Porsche 911 GT3 Will Feature Twin Turbos and a Mild Power Bump

Say goodbye to the naturally aspirated 911

The Porsche 911 GT3, currently the only 911 fitted with a naturally aspirated engine, will become turbocharged for the next generation. That’s the word from Autocar, quoting a "Stuttgart-based source with direct links to Porsche Motorsport."

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2020 Porsche 911 GT3 Touring Cabriolet

2020 Porsche 911 GT3 Touring Cabriolet

The iconic GT3 goes topless

An instant classic ever since it was introduced back in 1999, the Porsche 911 GT3 is living its final years as a naturally aspirated sports car, with rumors suggesting that it may go turbo for the next generation. With both the GT3 and GT3 RS models having received their updates for the 991 generation, Porsche may be preparing a new model before the 992-gen 911 arrives. The latest spy shots we received from our paparazzi suggest that Porsche might be working on a convertible version of the GT3 Touring.

Unveiled at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, the 911 GT3 with the Touring Package is essentially a slightly more comfortable version of the track. It’s still fast and powerful, but more usable on public roads. More importantly, it doesn’t have the massive wing atop the engine lid. We like to call it the love child between the 911 GT3 and the strictly limited 911 R. Needless to say, a Cabriolet model would be a nice way to send the current GT3 into the history books, but is this mule a beefed-up drop-top or are we actually looking at the 911 Speedster? It’s difficult to say at this point, but a 911 GT3 Touring Convertible would be a really cool idea.

Continue reading to learn more about the Porsche 911 GT3 Touring Cabriolet.

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Video of the Day: Watch Laurens Vanthoor drive the Porsche 911 GT3 R to a Record Lap During the Nurburgring 24 Hours

Video of the Day: Watch Laurens Vanthoor drive the Porsche 911 GT3 R to a Record Lap During the Nurburgring 24 Hours

It’s fast, oh so fast

Being fast doesn’t necessarily guarantee you a win at the Nurburgring 24 Hours, but it could guarantee you a record-breaking lap. That’s exactly what happened to Laurens Vanthoor, who drove his No. 911 Porsche 911 GT3 R around the Nurburgring track in just 8:09.10. Eventually, Vanthoor went on to crash, so there was no chance for him to win the race, but at least he still made his way into the history books before that happened. The best part is that we have the in-car footage of his record-breaking lap. Check it out for yourself below!

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Porsche's Flat Six Just Might Carry On a Bit Longer Without Turbos and a 9,500 RPM Redline!

Porsche’s Flat Six Just Might Carry On a Bit Longer Without Turbos and a 9,500 RPM Redline!

Old habits die hard

When it comes to the sports car segment, natural aspiration (that is, no supercharger or turbocharger) makes for loads of good stuff, including a robust torque curve and a high redline, not to mention one helluva sound. And while most manufacturers are ceding to the demands of ever-higher efficiency by adding boost to the mix, it’s rumored Porsche could cling to its all-atmosphere powerplants for at least a little while longer.

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Watch the Porsche 911 GT3 RS Make That 6:56.4 Run Around the Nurburgring

Watch the Porsche 911 GT3 RS Make That 6:56.4 Run Around the Nurburgring

Good luck pulling this one off on your PlayStation!

Earlier in the week, we covered news that Porsche may have set a new personal best track lap record around the ‘Ring’s North Loop with a time of 6 minute, 56 seconds. Now, Porsche is confirming that time with an onboard video of the run, and damn, is it fast!

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Porsche Just Set a New Personal Best Around the Nurburgring With the 911 GT3 RS

Porsche Just Set a New Personal Best Around the Nurburgring With the 911 GT3 RS

The green paint probably helped a bit…

As is tradition among the fastest of the fast, the latest Porsche 911 GT3 RS (also known as the 991.2 generation) went to the Nurburgring recently to test its mettle (and its metal) against nearly 13 miles of technical and challenging race corners. All told, the mean and green speed machine ripped around the Nordschleife in what appears to be a new personal best for the nameplate, as exhibited in a recent video posted to YouTube by user xthilox. Hit play below to hear well over 500 horses at full chat while the Porsche in question slingshots around the German corners with cartoonish velocity.

The new 911’s upgrades should make it quicker than the outgoing generation, which set a maxed-out time around the Green Hell at 7 minutes, 12 seconds. What’s more, the car featured here is equipped with the lightness-adding Weissach package, which cuts a total of 18 kg (39.7 pounds) from the final curb weight. It also beefs up the suspension with CFRP components for the front and rear anti-roll bars and coupling rods, while the composite material is added to the roof and front lid. Optional forged magnesium wheels are in the corners.

Rumor has it all that good stuff enabled this Stuttgart superstar to post a fastest lap of 6 minutes, 56 seconds. If true, that would make it quicker than the Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 Superveloce and about as quick as the Porsche 918 Spyder hybrid monster, but not quite as quick as the latest Porsche 911 GT2 RS, which ran a 6:47 last September. It’s impressive stuff all the same.

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