Porsche is almost able to introduce the GT3 RS evolution of the 992-generation 911. The race-bred coupe is about to make its public debut on-line Aug. 17, and a photograph of a check mule printed by the German agency provides us a good thought of what the observe star will appear like.
Visually, there are not any main surprises: The GT3 RS nonetheless appears to be like like a 911. Porsche chiseled massive vents into the hood, it stored the last-generation mannequin’s fender-mounted vents, and it designed a brand new physique package characterised by an enormous rear wing mounted on a set of sway necks. This styling cue is shared with the track-only 911 GT3 R, which can also be scheduled to make its world debut within the not-too-distant future.
It appears like a lot larger modifications are lurking beneath the sheetmetal.
“The brand new 911 GT3 RS is much more optimized for observe use than its predecessors. The spontaneously responsive, high-revving 4.0-liter six-cylinder boxer engine with roughly 500 [horsepower] has confirmed supreme to be used at observe days and membership sport occasions. That is why we targeted totally on aerodynamics and chassis questions within the growth of the brand new 911 GT3 RS,” stated Andreas Preuninger, the director of the GT mannequin line, in a press release. In different phrases: The preview picture launched by Porsche is way from telling the automotive’s full story.
Porsche will current the 911 GT3 RS on-line Aug. 17 at 5 p.m. German time, which is 11 a.m. in New York and eight a.m. in Los Angeles. Gross sales ought to begin for the 2023 mannequin yr, and count on the final word street-legal 911 (for now, no less than) to hold a six-digit price ticket.