|Porsche presented the 911 GT3 R race machine in its 2013 guise. The 911 GT3 R, based on the 997 platfrom, gets significant exterior upgrades, suspension modifications and wider front wheels.|
Porsche 911 GT3 R: In its fourth rhyme
Since its debut in 2010, this customers sport race car has garnered plenty of track accolades.
With its widened fender flares front and rear, the Porsche 911 GT3 R has an expansive outside look. New aerodynamics elements in the form of rear panel, underbody with rear diffuser and a larger rear wing generates substantially more downforce, allowing for higher cornering speeds and later braking points.
In addition, the Porsche 911 GT3 R’s wider track, a longer wheelbase of 10mm and adapted wheels provide additional improvement in traction. The race car’s traction also relies on the modified suspension, with larger front and rear axle of up to 50mm. The width of the front rims is now 12-inch compared to the previous 10.9-inch.
Porsche 911 GT3 R: Maintaining the hp
Under the hood, the Porsche 911 GT3 continues to utilize a 4.0 liter six-cylinder flat powerplant that produces up to 500 hp. Power is delivered to the wheels via the six-speed sequential gearbox. The gears are operable via the steering’s shifters.
The 911 GT3 R’s electronic driver assistance systems include; a throttle-blip function with E-gas, specially-adjusted traction control and a race ABS.
For a conversion to the 2013 Porsche 911 GT3 R, a fee of 45,500 euros is applicable.