Published on April 23rd, 2018 | by Daniel Sherman Fernandez0
Porsche’s all new GT3 RS hits 100km/h in 3 seconds
This Porsche has set a lap time of 6:56.4 on the Nürburgring Nordschleife. This all new GT3 RS is one of only three production sports cars from Porsche to lap the ‘Ring in under 7-minutes. The 918 Spyder recorded a time of 6:57 back in 2013, and the 911 GT2 RS became the quickest production car to hit the Nürburgring by achieving a time of 6:47.03 last year.
Porsche works race driver Kévin Estre piloted the GT3 RS to its impressive new lap time. The car came in 24 seconds quicker around the ‘Ring than its predecessor.
Powered by a 4.0-liter flat-six, the GT3 RS delivers 520hp and 346lb-ft of torque and it is paired to a 7-speed PDK dual-clutch automatic. Porsche engineers claim a 0-100km/h acceleration time of just 3.0 seconds and its top speed is 193 mph.
The GT3 RS borrows its aero and lightweighting technologies from the standard GT3 while also tacking on a magnesium roof and carbon-fiber front lid and fenders. From the GT2 RS, it takes the larger front spoiler for additional downforce and NACA ducts in the frunk lid that aid with brake cooling.