Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0: Biggest 911 Engine Ever Offered

Posted on 28. Apr, 2011 by in Porsche Canada

Limited-edition automobile is packaged with motorsport technology

ATLANTA – Apr 28, 2011 — The 911 GT3 RS, one of Porsche’s many popular, desired and successful track-inspired prolongation cars, has been given a final, stirring injection of racer motorsport record ensuing in a 2011 Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0. Limited to 600 vehicles worldwide, a 911 GT3 RS 4.0 brings together in a sports automobile a attributes that have done a Porsche 911 GT3 a unchanging leader on a competition track.

The motorsport-derived 4.0-liter engine, already a tip banishment 911 engine ever, also facilities a tip per-liter outlay — 125 horsepower (hp) per liter — from a naturally aspirated Porsche flat-six engine. The engine uses fake pistons, a joining rods are fashioned from titanium, and a crankshaft has been carried unvaried from a 911 GT3 RSR competition car. It achieves a limit energy of 500 hp during 8,250 rpm. Maximum torque of 339 ft/lbs is reached during 5,750 rpm.

The 911 GT3 RS 4.0 offers truly considerable performance, lapping a famed Nrburgring-Nordschleife in 7 mins and 27 seconds. Available exclusively with a six-speed primer transmission, a 911 GT3 RS 4.0 sprints from 0 to 60 mph in usually 3.8 seconds, and with a gearing designed for a competition circuit it reaches a 124 mph symbol on a competition lane in underneath 12 seconds.

The 911 GT3 RS 4.0’s superb pulling dynamics come from numerous, meticulously concurrent details. In further to regulating cessation components typically encountered in engine racing, weight rebate is also of autarchic importance. Equipped as customary with lightweight components such as light though clever CO fiber competition bucket seats, CO fiber front fenders and luggage cell lid, and weight-optimized carpets, a two-seater’s ready-for-action weight is only 2,998 lbs with a full fuel tank. The 911 GT3 RS 4.0’s power-to-weight ratio is 5.99 lbs/hp.

This singular book 911 is embellished Carrara White as customary and emphasizes a vicinity to engine racing by a energetic appearance. Signature characteristics are a far-reaching track, a low car position, a vast back wing with side plates, executive twin tailpipe, and a aerodynamically optimized body. Air deflection vanes mounted on possibly side of a front fender called flics or dive planes make their initial coming on a prolongation Porsche. They emanate increasing downforce on a front axle, and together with a steeply prone back wing, yield aerodynamics on standard with a opening capabilities. As a result, during a 193 mph tip lane speed, aerodynamic army strive an additional 426 lbs of downforce, so pulling a 911 GT3 RS 4.0 onto a road.

With a manufacturer’s suggested sell cost starting during $185,000 (excluding destination), a new Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0 goes on sale in a United States in late 2011.

About Porsche Cars North America

Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), formed in Atlanta, Ga. is a disdainful U.S. importer of Porsche sports cars, a Cayenne SUV and Panamera Gran Turismo. Established in 1984, it is a wholly-owned auxiliary of Porsche AG, that is headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, and employs approximately 220 people who yield parts, service, selling and training for 196 dealers. They, in turn, work to yield Porsche business a best-in-class knowledge that is in gripping with a brand’s 63-year story and care in a enrichment of car performance, reserve and efficiency. At a core of this success is Porsche’s unapproachable racing birthright that boasts some 30,000 motorsport wins to date.

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Contact: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Steve Janisse
General Manager, Public Relations
770-290-3690
steve.janisse@porsche.us

Dave Engelman
Product Communications Manager
770-290-3617
dave.engelman@porsche.us

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