Unveiled – Porsche 911 GT3 R race car image

The brand new Porsche 911 GT3 R race car has been officially unveiled by the motorsport division of the German based carmaker.

Porsche has introduced the new 911 GT3 R which is nothing more than the racing version of the 911 GT3 RS. The model in question is coming with a lightweight body with aluminum steel composite construction and roof, wheel arches, side and tail sections, doors, the rear cover made from CFRP, polycarbonate windows and windscreen and more.

The vehicle is also getting an 8.3-cm longer wheelbase compared to its predecessor and it has an optimized center of gravity, improved aerodynamics, increased downforce, a centrally positioned radiator and eliminated side radiators to improve the center of gravity. The racer stands at 4,604 mm in length, with a wheelbase of 2,463 mm and a total weight of 1,220 kg. It has the Cosworth power module IPS32, race ABS, traction control and much more.

The new Porsche 911 GT3 R is also packing the six-piston aluminum monoblock racing caliper with 380 mm discs on the front axle and the four-piston aluminum monoblock racing brake caliper with 372 mm disc. The wheels have been signed by BBS and are alloy-made, 18-inch in size, with tires in size of 300/650 for the front and 310/710 at the rear. Power is coming from the 4.0 liter flat six-cylinder engine, which is identical to the one from the road-legal 911 GT3 RS, coming with direct petrol injection, variable valve timing technology and a total of 500 HP (368 kW), sent to the RWD through a 6-speed transmission.