Porsche 992 GT3 RS

Significant features 

– Due by the middle of 2023 and priced from $500,200 plus on-road costs.

– Powered by a 4.0 litre naturally aspirated flat-six engine, developing 386kW (525hp).

– Power sent to the rear wheels via a seven-speed dual clutch automatic gearbox.

– Accelerates from 0-100km/h in 3.2 seconds, with a top speed of 296km/h.

– New camshafts and a single throttle intake derived from motorsport.

– Aerodynamics package derived from the 911 GT3 R and 911 RSR race cars.

– ‘Swan neck’ rear wing reduces drag while maximising downforce, also features a hydraulically adjustable flap.

– The adjustable upper section of the rear wing sits higher than the car’s roof.

– Formula 1 style Drag Reduction System.

– Aggressive side blades, enlarged nostrils on the bonnet and roof fins to direct air outwards.

– Centre-mounted angled radiator, inspired by the 911 race cars.

– Produces twice as much downforce as the 991.2 GT3 RS, producing 860kg of downforce at 285km/h.

– Weighs in at 1450kg, thanks to carbon fibre reinforced plastic for the doors, front wheel arch panels, front decklid and sports bucket seats.

– Double-wishbone front suspension. Suspension is adaptive between Normal, Sport and Track modes.

– Track mode enables the driver to adjust the rebound and compression damping of the front and rear suspension.

– Revised lower front trailing arm and dynamic set up for the car’s electronic systems and rear-wheel steering.

– 20-inch front and 21-inch rear centre-locking alloy wheels, wrapped in Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres, with 275/35 R20 and 335/30 R21 profiles front to rear.

– The standard-fit steel brakes measure 408x36mm up front and 380mm at the rear, with six-piston front and four-piston rear calipers

– Buyers can pay extra for carbon-ceramic brake discs, measuring 410mm and 390mm front and rear.

– New steering wheel with a switch for the DRS and four rotary dials to control the adaptive suspension, torque-vectoring rear differential, traction/stability control and drive mode.

– A yellow 12 o’clock stripe features on the Race-Tex suede-trimmed steering wheel, while the door handles are lighter fabric door pulls.

– Black leather and Race-Tex suede upholstery is available.

– No-cost Club Sport Package, which adds a steel roll cage, “handheld” fire extinguisher, and six-point racing harnesses.

– The Weissach Package is a cost option that adds a carbon-fibre weave finish for the front decklid, roof, some rear wing elements and the mirror caps, and carbon-fibre reinforced plastic for the anti-roll bars, rear coupling rods and rear stiffness panel.

– Magnesium wheels are available as an option on cars with the Weissach Package, which are claimed to save a further eight kilograms.

– Australian-delivered GT3 RS models will be equipped with tinted adaptive LED headlights, auto-dimming side mirrors with rain sensors, a front-axle lift system, rear parking sensors, a reversing camera, digital radio, and a tyre repair kit.

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