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Porsche Introduces Fifth Generation of a 911 GT3, Celebrates 50 Years of 911 in a U.S.

Porsche Introduces Fifth Generation of a 911 GT3, Celebrates 50 Years of 911 in a U.S.

North American Debut during New York Auto Show

Atlanta. The 2014 Porsche 911 GT3 will make a North American premiere currently during a New York Auto Show. The totally redeveloped fifth era is a sportiest indication of a iconic 911 family. With an considerable sub-7 notation 30 second path time on a Nürburgring Nordschleife, a 911 GT3 advantages from a new engine, transmission, physique and chassis. The automobile now sprints from 0 to 60 mph in 3.3 seconds on a approach to a tip lane speed of 195 mph.

Developed and fine-tuned on a track, a new GT3 brings a enthusiasm of a sports automobile to bland driving. As a technical highlight, a 911 GT3 facilities a initial active rear-wheel steering in a prolongation Porsche and discretionary full LED headlights.

The powertrain is stoical of a 3.8-liter fighter engine agreeable 475 hp (125 hp/liter) and a 9,000 rpm redline. The six-cylinder engine is formed on a same engine as a 911 Carrera S, nonetheless they share usually a few common parts. All other components, such as a crankshaft, valve rigging and Porsche-designed titanium joining rods and fake pistons, were blending or designed for a GT3. In addition, a 911 GT3 is 1.7 inches wider than a 911 Carrera S in a rear. Another particular underline is a vast bound back wing, that contributes to a model aerodynamics.

A specifically grown Porsche dual-clutch delivery (PDK) has characteristics formed directly on a consecutive gearbox from racing, providing serve opening and energetic advantages to a driver. Highlights embody shorter rigging ratios with closer spacing for even faster shifting. Shift paddles with shorter transport and increasing pleasing feedback now concede a motorist to place a PDK in neutral simply by pulling on both paddles during a same time.

For a initial time, Porsche is contracting active back circle steering for increasing pointing and softened parallel dynamics. Depending on a speed, a back wheels drive in a same or conflicting instruction of a front wheels, improving fortitude and agility. Other new facilities are an electronically controlled, entirely non-static back differential close and energetic engine mounts. Contact with a highway is done by 20-inch fake amalgamate wheels that underline center-locking hubs instead of required circle bolts.

The 2014 911 GT3 will go on sale in a United States in late 2013 and will be labelled from $130,400, not including a $950 end charge.

To symbol a jubilee of 50 years of 911 in America, Porsche is also rising a “50 Years of 911 Photo Stream Competition” during a New York Auto Show. The automaker is mouth-watering Porsche owners from opposite a creation to upload photos of their 911s on Instagram, Flickr or Twitter with a hashtag #50Y911. Porsche fans will opinion for their favorite and a 3 entrants who accept a many votes will win a veteran print fire for their vehicle. For some-more information, revisit

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 sports sedan. 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 190 dealers. They, in turn, work to yield Porsche business with 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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