We recently published an article about the new Porsche 911 GT3 RS setting a new time record on the Nürburgring North Lap, just now 6: 49,328, although the track has recently been rearranged in a way that’s a little less enjoyable than before. This new iteration is the fastest Porsche GT3 RS to date, as well as the fastest naturally aspirated production car to lap the famous ‘Ring, but it’s still just shy of the record holder. Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series— who recorded a 6:43.616 on “Sport Auto”.
“The new 911 GT3 RS is even more optimized for track use than its predecessors. A four-liter six-cylinder boxer engine with a spontaneous response to high revs with a capacity of about 500 hp. proved to be ideal for use at tracks and club sporting events. That’s why when developing the new 911 GT3 RS, we focused primarily on aerodynamics and the chassis.”
The revised 4.0-liter naturally aspirated flat-six engine produces 525 hp, which is a 20 hp increase. more than the last GT3. Like the displacement ratio, the general consensus was that we’d see an even more powerful engine, but those in the know know that peak numbers mean very little these days, but let’s see how it actually drives it’s a masterpiece on a closed circuit like the famous Top Gear circuit, and while we’re at it, why not go for the 992 Weissach GT3 RS Edition with 860kg of downforce and active aerodynamics controlled Mr. JWW: