The 911 GT3 R rennsport is the surprise unveiling Porsche had promised for this weekend's Rennsport Reunion. Customers may purchase the limited-run variant, which is based on the 911 GT3 R race vehicle. There will only be 77 units produced, with prices beginning at $1,046,000.
The new model is referred to by the German automaker as the Porsche 935 of today's. It is distinct from the car it is based on, just like that car, owing to a completely rebuilt carbon fiber skin. In actuality, just the bonnet and canopy of the GT3 R race vehicle were removed. The body's other components are all distinctive.
The 911 GT3 R Rennsport gets a revamped fascia with a revised bumper boasting larger air intakes and a broader stance, and these visual modifications are instantly noticeable there. Additionally, Porsche's designers and engineers gave it new front wheel arches and removed the traditional wing mirrors in favor of digital ones. The 911 GT3 R Rennsport's rear is perhaps even more striking than its front.
First off, the vehicle has a sizable rear wing that is modeled after the Porsche 935/77 from Brumos. A full-width LED light strip with lighted Porsche branding is also featured on the track-only version. The car's downforce output has not been disclosed by the manufacturer.
The 4.2-liter naturally-aspirated six-cylinder engine, which is based on the racing vehicle but isn't subject to motorsport regulations, produces 620 PS (612 horsepower), or 146 hp per liter of displacement, at 9,400 rpm. The redesigned engine features unique pistons and camshafts and can operate on E25 gasoline. A sequential six-speed constant-mesh gearbox with paddle shifters placed on the steering wheel is coupled to this engine and drives the rear wheels. The race car's gear ratios have been adjusted by Porsche to increase the Rennsport's peak speed by 20 km/h (12 mph).
The 911 GT3 R Rennsport and the race vehicle are quite similar under the skin. This indicates that the double wishbone suspension and five-way adjustable KW racing shocks are still present. It has been designed with a pair of custom Michelin Pilot Sport M S9 tires, and it also has a set of enormous AP brakes as standard equipment. The vehicle weighs under 1,240 kg (2,733 lbs), according to Porsche, and has a 117-liter (31-gallon) fuel tank.
Seven other colors—including Star Ruby and Signal Orange—as well as several customisation possibilities are also offered on the aesthetic front. Porsche will also make it available with a carbon fiber body in Agate Grey Metallic. Although there are displays for the rear-facing cameras, ambient lighting, and a roll cage, the interior largely resembles the race vehicle.