Priced from $567,210 USD, the Porsche 911 GT3 R is a race car designed exclusively for the track and we get a sneak peek ahead of its official public unveiling at the 24 Hours of Spa-Francorshamps. It’s powered by a naturally-aspirated, flat-six engine producing 558 hp, mated to a sequential six-speed contest-mesh gearbox, which is plenty for this 2755 lb (1250 kg) track monster.
Equally as impressive is its suspension, starting at the front axle with a state-of-the-art double wishbone layout that controls the wheels. The rear axle boasts a multi-link design, complete with KW shock absorbers sporting five adjustment settings. An all-new AP brake system include internally vented / slotted front steel discs measuring 390 mm (15.35 inches) in diameter, while at the rear, you’ll find four-piston calipers as well as discs measuring 370 mm. CarWow really needs to pit the McLaren 720S GT3X against the Porsche 911 GT3 R in a drag racing showdown sooner than later.
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- Explore all the Porsche 911 features including the rear-mounted, air-cooled flat-six engine, working steering, gearshift, emergency brake and tilting seats
- Which will you choose to build? The Turbo model with its turbocharged engine or the Targa with a removable roof that can be stored under the hood
- The Porsche 911 Turbo model car features a wide rear axle, an integrated spoiler, plus a turbocharged engine complete with intercooler
- The Porsche 911 Targa model car includes a removable roof that fits in the hood plus the iconic Targa bar with rear glass behind the driver
In North America, GT3 is the top category of GT racing, as it soon will be around the world. This made the new generation of the 911 GT3 R especially important to our market. Its development, which incorporates not only lessons learned from the previous generation GT3 R but also from the GT3 Cup one-make car as well as the 911 RSR, has made this car very appealing to our customer teams. Drivability is remarkably important to the wide range of drivers that we have competing here and that was a focus of the type 992 911 GT3 R,” said Volker Holzmeyer, president and CEO of Porsche Motorsport North America.