The new Porsche 911 GT3 RS is incredibly fast on the Nordschleife

The new Porsche 911 GT3 RS is incredibly fast on the Nordschleife


Porsche took the new 911 GT3 RS to the temple of speed known as the Green Hell. The North Loop of the Nurburgring track this time was the victim of professional racing driver and Porsche ambassador, Jorg Bergmeister, who, behind the wheel of the latest production machine from Zuffenhausen, set a time of under 6:50 minutes , specifically in 6: 49.328 minutes, and with a long loop, 20.8 km long. This, as we said, is 10.6 seconds faster than the 911 GT3 “without RS”. Very fast – the fastest of the production cars with the naturally aspirated engine and not much, more than a second slower than the more powerful Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series. Let’s add that the time on the short circuit for 0.4 km was 6:44.848 minutes.

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Porsche 911 GT3 RS on the Nordschleife

Porsche 911 GT3 RS – performance, car, Weissach bag

Let us remind you that the new Porsche 911 GT3 RS is a machine that takes no prisoners when it comes to driving at the limit. It is a road racing car with a powerful 525hp, derived from a supercharged 4-liter 6-cylinder engine. The central radiator, a feature first introduced on the high-performance 911 RSR (winner of Le Mans) and then on the GT3 R, allows for refinement great in performance. Instead of the three-spoke arrangement as in previous generations, the new 911 GT3 RS uses a large, angled radiator that takes up the space of the boot. This solution made it possible to use the space on the sides of the car to integrate the operation of the functional aerodynamic elements.

Adjustable blades in front of the front wheels and a large wing at the back, which changes the angle of attack, and other aerodynamic elements that stand out provide an impressive power of 409 kg at 200 km / h. This means that the aerodynamics of the new 911 GT3 RS provide twice as much as the 991.2 generation and three times more than the current 911 GT3. At 285 km / h, the total ground force corresponds to the pressure that a group of 9 people sitting in a car (860 kg) would produce.

Porsche 911 GT3 RS on the Nordschleifephoto: media kit

Porsche 911 GT3 RS on the Nordschleife

For the first time in a Porsche production model, DRS, a drag reduction system, is also used. To achieve high speed on straight sections of the track, the DRS system, by pressing a button, places the moving aerodynamic parts in a position that provides the least resistance. There is also an aerodynamic brake function, which is activated during emergency braking at high speed, which significantly reduces wheel braking.

The record-breaking 911 GT3 RS is fitted with the Weissach package, where the bonnet, roof, rear spoiler and the top of the exterior mirrors are made of carbon fiber and the suspension components are made of CFRP. The anti-roll bar, built for the first time from CFRP, saves almost six kilograms compared to the steel version. Magnetic gearshift paddles are another highlight of the Weissach package. The idea comes from motorsport and makes the shifting gears more powerful and the click more noticeable. Forged magnesium wheels are available as an option on the Weissach package, saving a further eight kilograms in weight.

Porsche 911 GT3 RS on the Nordschleifephoto: media kit

Porsche 911 GT3 RS on the Nordschleife

The new Porsche 911 GT3 RS costs more than PLN 1.23 million, and the Weissach package alone adds more than PLN 160 thousand. zlotys. And now we invite you to watch the recording of the record journey. It will take you less than 7 minutes, just in time for a coffee break.

Porsche 911 GT3 RS at Nurburgring – recording

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