Porsche introduced its most track capable 911 ever at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show this week.
Taking a bow under the bright Switzerland lights, the 2016 Porsche 911 GT3 RS is powered by a 4.0-liter flat-six engine cranking out 500 hp and 338 lb-ft of torque paired to the German automaker’s seven-speed PDK dual-clutch transmission. All said and done, the new 911 GT3 RS blasts to 60 mph in a blistering 3.1 seconds while turning in a quarter-mile time of 11.2 seconds.
More aggressive aerodynamics can be seen with a low front splitter, rear spoiler and unique vented fenders while the sports car also sheds 22 lbs thanks to a magnesium roof, and carbon fiber panels for the engine and luggage compartment covers. Compared to the standard GT3, the GT3 RS is five seconds quicker on the ‘Ring giving it a time of 7:20 – the fastest of any Porsche 911 in its storied history. The 911 GT3 RS is available for order starting immediately and is priced at $175,900 including destination.
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