Porsche's modified 2011 GT race car features more power and improved aero
14 December 2010

Porsche has extensively modified its 911 GT3 RSR GT race car for 2011.

The Porsche 911 GT3 RSR uses a 4.0-litre, six-cylinder boxer engine mated to a six-speed sequential gearbox. Power is up by 5bhp over the outgoing model to 449bhp at 7800rpm, with maximum revs remaining unchanged at 9400 rpm.

See official pics of the Porsche 911 GT3 RSR

Exterior changes include a new front lip spoiler for added downforce, wider front wheels – up from 11-inches to 12-inches – for added grip, and redesigned rear wing and boot lid for improved aerodynamics and cooling.

Update: The new lightweight, 'purist's' Porsche 911 R revealed at 2016 Geneva Motorshow

As with the 911 GT3 Cup and the GT3 R, the RSR has now features LED rear lights taken from the 911 road car.

Weighing in at 1220kgs, the 911 GT3 RSR can be ordered now for around £346,000 plus tax.Read about Porsche's upgraded 911 GT3 Cup race car

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14 December 2010

[quote Autocar]
The Porsche 911 GT3 RSR uses a 4.0-litre, six-cylinder boxer engine[/quote]

I wonder if this will herald the introduction of the 4.0 Litre road car at some point in the near future? Certainly the increase in capacity would allow Porsche to continue the horse power battle with Nissan and the GT-R.

 

 

It's all about the twisties........

14 December 2010

[quote TegTypeR]I wonder if this will herald the introduction of the 4.0 Litre road car at some point in the near future?[/quote]

I would think it will - lots of development Euros gone into this shame just to leave it in the racing world don't you think?

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