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Latest revision as of 06:41, 29 June 2010

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Porsche 911 GT3
aka Type aka here, not up there
Production produced from when to when+total units made (optional)
Class Supercar
Body Style 2-door, 2-seat Rear-Engined Coupe
Length 4427 mm / 174.3 in
Width 1808 mm / 71.2 in
Height 1280 mm / 50.4 in
Wheelbase 2355 mm / 92.7 in
Weight 1451 kg / 3200 lbs
Transmission 6-Speed Manual, RWD
Engine 3.8 litre Flat-6
Power 415 hp (309.5 KW) @ 7600 rpm
299 lb-ft. (405.39 Nm) of torque @ 5500 rpm
Similar similar (competition)
Designer Designer (lead designer if it was a team effort)

The Porsche 911 GT3 was introduced in 1999 as a high performance version of Porsche's first water-cooled version of the 911, the 996, to continue the quarter-century tradition of low-weight RS models that ended with the 993 RS. The GT3, named after the FIA GT class it was intended for, did not use the rather simple engine of the regular production versions of the 996, but a naturally-aspirated version of the turbo-charged Porsche 962 and Porsche 911 GT1 race cars. Later, the turbo-charged Porsche 911 GT2 was added to the maker's lineup, but unlike its predecessor 993 GT2, did not fit into GT racing regulations. The racing versions of the GT3 have won several major 24h races outright, and mainly dominated their class at Le Mans.

See Wikicars' comprehensive Porsche 911 GT3 Review.

Recent Changes

  • For 2010, Porsche updated the GT3 with a facelift and a power increase from the 3.8 litre flat-six to 435 hp and 317 lb-ft of torque. This is good for a 0-60 mph jaunt in 4.1 seconds and a top speed of 193 mph. Handling is improved as well, with a modified stability management system that allows for graduated settings for both stability and traction controls, along with enlarged carbon ceramic brakes that improve stopping distances. Prices start at €98,100 for most of Europe, €116,947 for Germany (incl VAT), $112,200 for USA and £81,914 for UK.[1]

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-Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 -Nissan GT-R

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-"The Turbo may look better on paper, but it’s hard to match the feel and precision of Porsche’s naturally aspirated 911s, especially considering the GT3’s" -Car and Driver


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Volkswagen Group

Volkswagen | Audi | SEAT | Škoda | Bentley | Bugatti | Lamborghini | Porsche


911 · Boxster · Cayenne · Cayman · Panamera Gran Turismo · Roxster


Prewar: 64 · 114 · Type 128 · Type 166 · Lohner-Porsche Mixte Hybrid

1940s-1950s: 356/1 · 356 · 360 · 550 Spyder · 718 RS / F2 / F1 · Type 597

1960s-1970s: 356 · 695 · 804 F1 · 904 · 906 · 907 · 908 · 909 · 910 · 911 · 912 · 914 · 918 · 924 · 928 · 930 · 934 · 935 · 936 · FLA

1980s-1990s: 911 · 942 · 944 · 953 · 956 · 959 · 89 P · 961 · 964 · 968 · WSC-95 Spyder · 987 · 989 · 911 GT1

2000s-2010s Carrera GT · GT3 Cup S

911 Generations:

901 · 964 · 993 · 996 · 997 · 998

911 Variants:

Turbo · Targa · GT2 · GT2 RS · GT3 · GT3 RS · GT3 R · Speedster


928GTE · 928 Study H50


RS Spyder · Cayenne S Transsyberia · 917 · 962 · 911 GT3 RSR · 911 GT3 R Hybrid · 356 B Carrera GTL Abarth · 911 GT3 Cup

Concept Cars:

114 · 356/1 · 695 · 901 · 916 · 918 · FLA · 959 Prototype · 942 · 969 · Panamericana · 989 · Varrera · Boxster Concept · Carrera GT Concept · E2 · 918 Spyder Concept · Tapiro Concept

Ferdinand Porsche · Ferry Porsche · Butzi Porsche · Erwin Komenda · Ferdinand Piech · Porsche Design Group · PASM · Porsche Museum · Porsche Supercup

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