D he current Porsche 911 GT3 RSR is based on the road model 911 GT3 RS of the type 997 and has been used since the 2009 motorsport season. In its premiere year, the racing car already won the 24h race at the Nürburgring. In 2010 the racing 911 triumphed in the GT2 class at the Le Mans 24 Hours and won championships in the Le Mans Series and the American Le Mans Series. In the 24-hour races in Dubai and Spa, the Porsche was able to prevail against the competition from Ferrari, BMW, Aston Martin, Corvette and Jaguar and take the overall victory.
More power for the GT2 model
Since the last facelift of the Porsche 911 GT3 RSR in model year 2009, the 4.0-liter six-cylinder boxer has been performing thanks to the regulation-related reduction in the air flow limiter 450 hp. With the update for the 2011 season, the Porsche engineers have increased the power output to 455 hp, although the maximum speed remains unchanged at 9,400 rpm. The extra power is achieved through an optimized engine control as well as a newly designed exhaust system and a revised air intake housing. The power of the rear-wheel drive is still managed by a manual six-speed gearbox with sequential dog clutch and limited-slip differential.
The facelift of the Porsche 911 GT3 RSR is made visible by the revised aerodynamics. The racing car has a new front lip which, together with the revised trunk lid and wing, ensures better air flow. This is intended to generate more contact pressure on the front axle, on which twelve inch wide rims will be mounted in the future instead of the previous eleven inches. In addition, the Porsche 911 GT3 RSR has the LED taillights of the current Porsche 911 road vehicles from 2011.
Conversion kit as an update for current models
The completely handcrafted Porsche 911 GT3 RSR can can be ordered immediately at a price of 487,900 euros. Owners of the current GT3 RSR model can also purchase the modifications for 2011 as a conversion kit.
Versatile range of Porsche 911 racing cars
The Porsche 911 GT3 RSR is the spearhead of the racing car program on Basis of the Porsche 911. In addition to the GT2 racing car, the Porsche Motorsport department also offers the Porsche 911 GT3 R built according to the GT3 regulations, which also serves as the basis for the hybrid variant currently only used as a test vehicle. There is also a cup version for the brand cup. ThePorsche 911 GT3 Cup was the first racing car based on the Porsche 911 GT3 RS. It shares the largely near-series engine with a peak output of 450 hp and a maximum speed of 8,500 rpm. The 2010 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup was used in seven one-make cups - in addition to the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup as part of Formula 1, in the Porsche Carrera Cups in Germany, Asia, Japan and Italy as well as in the GT3 Cup Challenges in the USA and the Middle East.