Excitement guaranteed – a new 2016 Porsche 911 R

Posted on 23. Mar, 2016 by in Porsche Canada

Excitement Guaranteed – a New 2016 Porsche 911 R


March 1, 2016

Limited book 911 various with 500 hp naturally aspirated engine and primer transmission

Atlanta, Georgia. Celebrating a universe entrance during a 2016 Geneva International Motor Show, a new 2016 Porsche 911 R follows a tradition set by a initial road-homologated competition automobile temperament a name in 1967. Produced as partial of a singular prolongation series, a strange 911 R (R for Racing) was entered in rallies, in a Targa Florio and in universe record runs. Like a mythological predecessor, a new 911 R facilities a systematic lightweight construction, a high spin of opening and an unfiltered pushing experience. The 911 R is singular to 991 units worldwide, and represents a lightest accessible chronicle of a 911 with a quell weight of only 3021 pounds. Powered by a 500 hp four-liter naturally aspirated flat-six engine that is corresponding to a six-speed primer transmission, a 911 R underscores Porsche’s joining to building romantic and enchanting high-performance sports cars with a limit volume of pushing pleasure. Developed by Porsche’s motorsport department, a 911 R is a third indication to use Porsche’s latest era of high-performance naturally aspirated flat-six engines alongside a track-bred 911 GT3 and 911 GT3 RS models.

Powering a 911 R is a four-liter flat-six informed from a 911 GT3 RS. The race-bred powertrain delivers 500 hp during 8,250 rpm and generates 338 lb.-ft. of torque during 6,250 rpm. The 911 R can accelerate from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 3.7 seconds and strech a tip lane speed of 200 miles per hour. True to a precisionist character, a lightweight indication is accessible exclusively with a six-speed primer delivery featuring short, opening oriented rigging ratios. The discerning and frail changeable serve underscores a high spin of pushing engagement.

A racer pushing appurtenance utilizing track-bred technology
The 911 R was designed with corners in mind. The privately tuned customary rear-axle steering offers approach turn-in response and accurate doing while progressing a high spin of stability. The automatic back differential close ensures a limit volume of traction, while a customary Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake (PCCB) complement with 16.1 in. front and 15.4 in. back rotors offers ultimate braking performance. Ultra-High Performance Tires measuring 245 millimeters during a front and 305 millimeters during a back beget poignant levels of grip. They are mounted on forged, lightweight 20-inch wheels with a matte aluminum finish and core locking hubs.

Porsche Stability Management (PSM) has been privately calibrated for a 911 R by Porsche’s motorsport department. A rev-match function, that can be activated during a hold of a button, is a customary feature, while a single-mass flywheel is accessible as an option, heightening a responsiveness of a engine even further. A front-axle lift complement can also be optionally versed to maximize bland practicality: it can boost a belligerent clearway of a front spindle by approximately 1.2 inches during a hold of a button.

Weighing only 3021 pounds, a 911 R is 110 pounds lighter than a 911 GT3 RS. The front luggage cell lid and a front fenders are done of CO fiber, while a roof is done of magnesium, obscure a vehicle’s core of gravity. Reduced interior insulation and a repudiation of back seats also assistance to revoke weight. The 911 R comes customary but an atmosphere conditioning or audio system. They can be systematic during no additional charge.

More than meets a eye: classical 911 demeanour with GT racing technology
The 911 R retains a sleek, classical look. At initial glance, a physique resembles that of a 911 Carrera. Only a front fascia and back physique informed from a 911 GT3 spirit during a hearth of a 911 R: Porsche’s motorsport dialect in Flacht. Under a skin, a 911 R has most to show: a engine comes from a 911 GT3 RS. All a lightweight components of a physique and a finish framework have been adopted from a 911 GT3. Road use being a priority, a 911 R does but a bound back wing evil of a 911 GT3 and 911 GT3 RS models. Instead, an automatically deployed back spoiler, informed from a 911 Carrera models, and a back underbody diffuser specific to a 911 R yield a required downforce. Front and back fascia components are taken from a 911 GT3. The Sport Exhaust System is done of lightweight titanium, as is a box for a 911 GT3 RS. A redesigned spoiler mouth is commissioned during a front. Optional Porsche logos on a side of a automobile and tone stripes in red or immature using over a core of a automobile arrangement a tie to a mythological predecessor.

The 911 R is versed with full bucket seats with CO fiber backrests and chair centers upholstered in houndstooth design, profitable loyalty to a strange 911 of a 1960s. A “911 R-specific” GT Sport steering circle measuring 14.1 inches in hole awaits a driver’s commands. Gearshifts can be carried out around a shortened, R-specific rigging lever. Carbon fiber interior trim strips with an embedded aluminum badge on a newcomer side prove a singular prolongation series of a 911 R. A underline standard of GT vehicles, a required handles are transposed with doorway opening loops.

Vehicle launch and prices
The 2016 Porsche 911 R can be systematic now. In a United States, it will be strech dealers late this summer. The starting MSRP is $184,900, incompatible a $1,050 end charge.

About Porsche Cars North America Inc. | One Porsche Drive, Atlanta, GA 30354 USA
Established in 1984, Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA) is a disdainful U.S. importer of Porsche 918 Spyder, 911, Boxster and Cayman sports cars, a Macan and Cayenne SUVs, and Panamera sports sedans. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia given 1998, PCNA is also home to a initial Porsche Experience Center in North America featuring a module-based 1.6 mile motorist growth track, business center, tellurian opening center, and excellent dining restaurant. PCNA employs approximately 300 people who yield parts, service, marketing, and training for 186 dealers. They, in turn, work to yield Porsche business with a best-in-class knowledge that is in gripping with a brand’s 65-plus year story and care in a enrichment of automobile performance, reserve and efficiency. PCNA is a wholly-owned auxiliary of Porsche AG, that is headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany.

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