Sports week: Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0

Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0For the last variation of the 911 before the arrival of the next generation Porsche has pulled it off last month by unveiling a 911 GT3 RS 4.0 more radical than ever.

Ends in apotheosis. For the last 911 997 before replacement, Porsche had no room for error. The German knew the model and unveiled in May did not disappoint anyone. On the contrary. Over the past year, the special editions of the sport have succeeded (911 Speedster, GT2 RS, Carrera GTS Sport or Classic), but Porsche has gone even further with the 911 GT3 RS 4.0. Without a doubt, this is the declination of the most brutal and radical of the current range, before the arrival of the next generation to the next Frankfurt Motor Show in September.

The 911 GT3 RS 4.0 is actually an approved model very close to the road racing cars of the same family. It could not be final in all respects. Under the hood already. With the crankshaft from GT 3 RSR, this new model is a version extended to 4-liter flat-six 3.8-liter, 500 horsepower (ie 50 more than the GT3 RS Classic) at 8250 rev / min and a Maximum torque 460 Nm at 5750 rev / min.This powerful engine, available only in 6-speed manual transmission, enables ”  performance and exceptional dynamics  , “according to Porsche. In figures, it makes a change from 0 to 100 km / h in 3.9 seconds, while 200 km / h is reached in 11.5 seconds. And at the Nurburgring, this new version shows a lap times of 7 minutes and 27 seconds.

At the same time, Porsche has reduced the weight of 10 kg including a bonnet and wings made of carbon fiber, bucket seats and rear windows made of composite material. Finally, we arrive at a total weight of 1360 kg with full tank. As a result, some equipment were sacrificed which accentuates the extreme side of the car. In short, the passenger is necessarily stripped without extinguishing or air conditioning, no radio …Still, the Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0 is a real success. Both performance as aerodynamics and dressing. Produced 600 copies available in France in July (price: 180,514 euros), this latest iteration of the current range of 911 landmark. It’s already a certainty.Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0

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