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    • Porsche European dealers already leaking 2014 991 GT3 info for orders - 450 horsepower 3.8 liter with PDK, 7:34 Nurburgring laptime, and rear wheel steering

      It seems Porsche dealers in Europe are contacting their known clientele in order to get them to order the 2014 991 GT3 already. Information obtained in an e-mail from a user contacted is that the motor will be a 3.8 liter flat-6 using the GT1 block still (thank goodness) with dry sump naturally putting out 450 horsepower. This matches previous info although output was expected to be in the 470 horsepower range.

      Going with a 3.8 liter means Porsche is leaving themselves room for a hotter 4.0 model down the line. Also, the 3.8 with PDK will be able to match the GT3 RS 4.0 of today likely even exceeding it in acceleration.

      The Nurburgring laptime is said to be a very quick 7:34. This means the car would match the much more powerful 997 GT2, impressive. The other information is that rear wheel steering is to be a part of the package and that the debut will be in Geneva next month so it seems the 991 GT3 will debut before the 991 Turbo.

      Treat this all as a rumor although it appears to be 100% legitimate.


      This article was originally published in forum thread: Porsche European dealers already leaking 2014 991 GT3 info for orders - 450 horsepower 3.8 liter with PDK, 7:34 Nurburgring laptime, and rear wheel steering started by Sticky View original post
      Comments 14 Comments
      1. Black Sheep's Avatar
        Black Sheep -
        Some day...
      1. Q4P's Avatar
        Q4P -
        anything about the RS model?
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Q4P Click here to enlarge
        anything about the RS model?
        Too early.
      1. LZH's Avatar
        LZH -
        Not feelin that rear bumper at all.

        Seems like they are debuting the narrow body cars before any of the widebody or RS models like they have done in the past.
      1. mkodama's Avatar
        mkodama -
        OM NOM NOM NOM! Do want...
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by LZH Click here to enlarge
        Not feelin that rear bumper at all.
        Just an early rendering.
      1. Kjeronimo91's Avatar
        Kjeronimo91 -
        i got a 997.1 gt3

        now i want this one drooooooooolll
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Kjeronimo91 Click here to enlarge
        i got a 997.1 gt3

        now i want this one drooooooooolll
        Well you can always trade in... or have both in different colors and match your shoes to the one you decide to drive.
      1. sr20seb's Avatar
        sr20seb -
        Is this the 1st time that the Porsche has all wheel steering?
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by sr20seb Click here to enlarge
        Is this the 1st time that the Porsche has all wheel steering?
        Don't quote me but off the top of my head the 959 might have had it?
      1. fastgti69's Avatar
        fastgti69 -
        I can't wait to afford a porsche.
      1. JRCART's Avatar
        JRCART -
        I came real close to ordering a GT3 RS a year ago when my Black Series order got screwed up and it was looking like I would not be getting. If this info is accurate I might have to add a P car to the stable.
      1. Yukohama's Avatar
        Yukohama -
        i really want one....
      1. Autobahn335i's Avatar
        Autobahn335i -
        I have to rob a bank!