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    Porsche 997 911 GT3 RS Mk II 2009-2011

    The Most Sporting Road-Going 911

    Stuttgart. Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, is sending the new 911 GT3 RS to the starting line: Delivering even more engine power, offering lower weight, and featuring shorter transmission ratios as well as body and suspension elements upgraded to an even higher standard, the new 911 GT3 RS sets the foundation for homologating the racing version of the 911 GT3 and therefore offers everything it takes for ongoing success on the race track, continuing the series of absolutely uncompromising, sporting 911s homologated for the road.

    The heart of the new 911 GT3 RS, the power unit, is based on the engine already featured in the 911 GT3. Like the latter, the RS power unit now displaces 3.8 instead of 3.6 litres, delivering even more power and revving up even faster and more dynamically.

    The engine featured in the new 911 GT3 RS delivers 15 bhp more than its counterpart in the 911 GT3, that is maximum output of 450 horsepower from the fast-revving naturally-aspirated power unit. This means specific output of more than 118 bhp per litre from the six-cylinder, an extremely high figure for natural-aspiration technology even in the strictest worldwide comparison. And unlike many other high-performance engines, the power unit in the new 911 GT3 RS remains fully suitable for everyday use.

    The new 911 GT3 RS comes exclusively with a six-speed manual gearbox optimised for short gearshift travel, low weight and high efficiency. To enhance the level of performance throughout the entire range of engine and road speed, the gears come with a shorter transmission ratio than on the 911 GT3, deliberately making concessions in terms of even higher top speed.

    To further improve its sporting behaviour, the new 911 GT3 RS comes for the first time with a purpose-built and specially set up PASM suspension, with wider track not only at the rear, but also on the front axle. Accordingly, the body of the new 911 GT3 RS is wider not only at the rear, but also at the front through the use of additional wheel arch covers.

    The front axle comes with nine-inch-wide wheels running on 245/35 ZR 19 sports tyres, the rear axle features twelve-inch-wide wheels incorporating 325/30 ZR 19 sports tyres.

    The dynamic engine mounts featured as standard also serve to improve the car’s driving dynamics to an even higher level. Depending on driving conditions, the mounts change in their stiffness and damping effect, improving the connection between the engine and the body when driving under very dynamic conditions.

    As yet a further point the car’s aerodynamics develop even more downforce than on the GT3, again benefiting the qualities of the car on the race track. Racing qualities are also why Porsche is introducing another new option in 2010, a lithium-ion battery delivered with the car and, replacing the conventional lead battery, reducing weight by more than 10 kg or 22 lb.

    The new 911 GT3 RS shows its close connection to motorsport also through the dynamic looks of the car borne out in particular by its low ride height, the new, extra-large carbon-fibre rear wing with its specifically designed wing supports made of aluminium, the characteristic dual tailpipes on the extra-light titanium sports exhaust, as well as special front and rear parts exclusive to this model.

    Sales of the new Porsche 911 GT3 RS are starting in Germany in January 2010. The Euro base-price is Euro 122,400.- without value-added tax and national specifications.
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    Am I a douche for wanting one in the Iguana Green that the Mk I was offered in? Short of that I'll take the blue.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NicFromLA View Post
    Am I a douche for wanting one in the Iguana Green that the Mk I was offered in? Short of that I'll take the blue.
    You're not a douche. I wouldnt mind having one in iguana green. i also like the blue one with neon orange accents.
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    Where do you guys see blue with neon orange? You can get Aquablue metallic with lightgold or with guardsred decals.
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    Incredibly insane, but I love it for flaunting it. If you don't, just get the regular GT3.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NSXType-R View Post
    Incredibly insane, but I love it for flaunting it. If you don't, just get the regular GT3.
    That's what I see too. When I think of the RS having a radical color scheme I'm okay with it, but when I think of one of those Lamborghini's with those vents and exposed carbon and what not I think... tasteless.

    I view the RS as true hardcore and others as imitating failures.

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    The color accents are a bit overdone this go around.

    Wheel design is weak too IMO.

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    Blue + neon orange, very nice, if not very subtle. I'll wait in anticipation for the high res ones

    Still can't beat the blue and white of the 996
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    Must have. That wing looks hardcore.

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    Wow, those stickers on the front fenders are stupidly awesome.
    Overdone and overcompensating, as usual, but I would still love to have one.
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