Porsche has announced a host of upgrades for the 911 GT3 R to ensure that the car retains its competitiveness for the racing season of 2013. The series of upgrades are focused on improving the performance. Enter the 2013 Porsche 911 GT3 R.
|Vehicle Type: Racing Coupe Kit||Price: â‚¬45,500.00|
|Engine: 4.0 Liter Flat-Boxer 6||Horsepower: 500 HP|
|Torque: NA||Transmission: 6-Speed Sequential|
|0-60 mph: 3.3 seconds||Maximum Speed: 195 mph (314 km/h)|
Under the hood, things haven't changed from the stock version. Porsche has retained the 4-liter 6-cylinder boxer engine that churns out 500 horsepower (368kW). The engine has been mated to a 6-speed sequential dog -type gearbox with pneumatic-shift system.
The 911 GT3 R clocks 0-60 mph in 3.3 seconds and it achieves a top speed of 195 mph. The performance is staggering and the new machine looks in good shape to take on the competition in the new season of GT3 races in 2013.
The new 911 GT3 R has seen extensive upgrades for the new season and it only improves its odds of competing better this year. The car now looks more muscular, thanks to the widened front bumper and rear wing.
The aerodynamics of the whole car has been extensively fine-tuned in the wind tunnel. This meant modifications to the front bumper, sill covers, all fenders, rear panel and the underbody. The enhanced aerodynamic kit produces significantly greater downforce that will allow better cornering at higher speeds.
Modifications were not only limited to aerodynamics. The suspension system also got an upgrade. The track of front and rear axle increased by 50mm and the front rims got wider by 1.1 inches. The wheelbase of the car increased by 10 millimeters.
2013 Porsche 911 GT3 R packs a lot of excitement and is an immensely improved car, thanks to the latest set of upgrades that have gone into the new model. The company is also offering a conversion kit for the older models to let the customers upgrade their cars to the 2013 specifications.