Porsche has rolled out another expensive toy for select customers – a limited-edition track sports car 911 GT3 R Rennsport, it is made on the basis of the racing Porsche 911 The GT3 R is the 992 generation, but has a sleeker design and a more powerful engine. Price – more than a million dollars!
The 992-generation Porsche 911 GT3 R, which debuted last year, is designed for racing, it meets all the strict FIA requirements and has a rather monstrous, purely functional aerodynamic body kit. Meanwhile, many Porsche customers want to have a racing car without reference to any competitions, but simply as a car for track days, and Porsche regularly produces such models, the most recent example is the Porsche 911 GT3 R Rennsport, its premiere took place at the legendary American Laguna Seca circuit in California, it is considered one of the most difficult in the world.
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The Porsche 911 GT3 R Rennsport complies with FIA safety requirements, but deviates from the regulations in terms of bodywork and technology. The power of the 4.2-liter naturally aspirated 6-cylinder boxer engine has been increased from 565 to 620 hp, new, more durable pistons and camshafts have been installed, and the control program has been rewritten. The 6-speed sequential gearbox, which sends all the power to the rear wheels, has changed gear ratios, resulting in an increased top speed of 20 km/h. On those tracks where it is allowed, you can drive without a muffler and enjoy the high-revving crescendo of a racing engine that can spin up to 9000 rpm.
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The chassis is almost the same as the racing version of the model, with adjustable KW shock absorbers and powerful AP brakes Racing, the weight of the latter is reduced by about one kilogram due to the use of titanium components in the brackets. Michelin tires are developed specifically for the Porsche 911 GT3 R rennsport and are mounted on openwork 18-inch forged BBS wheels.
The exterior tail of the Porsche 911 GT3 R Rennsport is almost completely new; only the hood and roof are borrowed from the racing 911 GT3 R. The body is slightly widened, the front bumper with side canards has become more elegant, a new huge wing in the spirit of classic Porsche racing is installed at the rear, the design of the rear bumper has been completely changed – the diffuser is built in more organically than in a racing sports car, but without compromising efficiency.
The outside rear view mirrors have been replaced by three cameras, the images from them are input to monitors, installed in a typical racing interior, almost the same as that of a racing 911 GT3 R. There is no passenger seat here, and there is no air conditioning either, but ventilation is provided for the pilot's seat . In general, the track Porsche 911 GT3 R rennsport turned out to be even lighter than the racing Porsche 911 GT3 R, curb weight is 1240 and 1250 kg, respectively.
Porsche 911 GT3 R Rennsport will be released in a limited edition of 77 units, color design – not Be sure to be exactly as pictured, with seven primary colors available and three exclusive multi-colored liveries to choose from. The minimum price for a track sports car is 1,046,000 US dollars.