The meanest Porsche 911 now has a debut date!
Spyshots of the next-gen Porsche 911 GT3 RS have already become stale news. We know that the car is almost out of the pipeline and now the company has confirmed August 17 as the official date for the unveiling.
Apart from the design cues that we gathered from the spy shots, major details are still kept locked. However, we do know that the car will be powered by a 4.0-litre flat-six engine that will output 520hp and will be capable of revving to 9,500rpm.
“The new 911 GT3 RS is even more optimised for track use than its predecessors. The spontaneously responsive, high-revving four-litre, six-cylinder boxer engine with approximately 500 PS has proven ideal for use at track days and club sport events,” Andres Preuninger, Porsche GT Model Line director, said in a statement. “That’s why we focused primarily on aerodynamics and chassis questions in the development of the new 911 GT3 RS.”
The teaser image put out by the company shows a prototype of the new 911 GT3 RS at what seems to be the Nurburgring. Design cues for the new GT3 RS come in the form of new pair of vertical fins on either side of the bumper that will be added for improved aerodynamics, front fender vents for additional aero behind the front wheel, and an intake in the rear fenders.
The GT3 RS has been the meanest of all the 911s in Porsche lineup, holding handful records at the Nurburgring. In its new avatar, Porsche is planning to further kick things up a notch and we cannot wait.