Porsche AG , revealed today the brand new 2010 Porsche 911 GT3 R at the Racing Car Show Autosport International in Birmingham (Great Britain), a new model designed to replace the 911 GT3 Cup S in Porsche Motorsports’ model range.
The new vehicle carries the four-litre six-cylinder boxer engine
delivering 480 hp (353 kW) and matted to a six-speed sequential gearbox which transmits the power to the rear axle.
Based on the Porsche 911 GT3 Cup presented in September 2009, the 1,200 kg lightweight 911 GT3 R received a 0.2-liter increase in engine capacity, and delivers 30 hp more than its Cup pendant. Also, the car comes with an anti-lock brake system (ABS), traction control and an e-gas with “throttle-blip” function. “Since we first announced our intention to launch the 911 GT3 R, demand has been huge.
The number of GT3 R vehicles we had planned for 2010 is almost sold out.” says Uwe Brettel, Head of Motorsport Sales. From spring 2010, customer teams around the world will receive their new vehicles. The basic price is 279,000 Euro plus national VAT.
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