2011 Porsche 911 GT3 RS 3.8
Configuration: Longitudinal Rear-Engine
Engine: 3.8L Naturally Aspirated flat-6
Horsepower: 450bhp @ 7,900rpm
Torque: 317 lb/ft. @ 6,750rpm
Transmission: 6-speed manual
Compression Ratio: 12.2:1
0-60mph: 4 seconds
Top Speed: 192mph
911 Chassis Code: 997.2
Curb Weight: 3020 lbs.
The second generation 911 GT3 RS (known as 997.2 GT3 RS) received an additional 15 PS (11 kW; 15 hp) thanks to a new 3.8-litre flat-6 engine, bringing total power output up to 450 hp (336 kW; 450 hp). The only transmission offered was the six-speed manual. The car was not approved for competition in the United States by IMSA American LeMans. Grand-Am originally did not approve the car, but after performance issues (a Porsche team did not compete at the Indy Grand Prix of Alabama round), Grand-Am approved the second-generation car in April 2010.
The RS was modified according to safety requirements, which included a larger roll cage and fire extinguisher. Of the 997.2 GT3 RS a total of 541 units sold in the United States and 71 units in Canada.
Did you know?
At the time of it’s launch in 2010, the 997.2 GT3RS held the Nürburgring lap record time of 7:18.