Posted on: Aug 09, 2012 | 16,135 reads

2013 Porsche 911 GT3 Roars Around the Nurburgring

The clearest photos of the new 911 GT3 have arrived direct from the Nordschleife.
The current generation Porsche 911 Carrera S has received many plaudits for its terrific performance on the Nurburgring, completing a lap as fast as the previous generation 911 GT3. Well, the 991-series 911 GT3 has just been spotted testing around the famous and embattled German racetrack and we are salivating at the lap times the new racing-tuned version should put down. Set for its official debut next year, the Porsche 911 GT3 is wearing scant camouflage and boasts its trademark robust rear wing.
2013 Porsche 911 GT3 Roars Around the Nurburgring
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With a track-tuned suspension and a lighter curb weight, the 911 GT3 is expected to run on a 450-500-horsepower version of Porsche's latest 3.8-liter flat-six. If previous GT3s teach us anything, the new model ought to achieve astounding levels of performance. The naturally-aspirated engine could be coupled to either a new-fangled dual-clutch transmission or a traditional manual, but either way look for seven speeds keeping the power in the sweet spot on its way exclusively to the rear wheels. Typical of track-focused models, the new 911 GT3 will be wider, lighter and have a more aggressive aero package.
2013 Porsche 911 GT3 Roars Around the Nurburgring
2013 Porsche 911 GT3 Roars Around the Nurburgring
2013 Porsche 911 GT3 Roars Around the Nurburgring
2013 Porsche 911 GT3 Roars Around the Nurburgring
2013 Porsche 911 GT3 Roars Around the Nurburgring
2013 Porsche 911 GT3 Roars Around the Nurburgring



 
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