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    • Official - The new 2014 475 horsepower 9000 rpm 3.8 liter flat-6 PDK equipped Porsche 991 GT3 - Drool worthy pictures and specifications

      Here it is at last, the king of the naturally aspirated race bred 911 crop. Yes, the brand spanking new 2014 991 GT3. As previously reported the PDK and 9000 RPM info was on the money. Horsepower is slightly more than expected out of the new 3.8 liter motor with 475 horsepower. Porsche claims with the PDK transmission and new found power compared to the 997.2 GT3 which also had a 3.8 liter flat-6 but with 435 horses that the new 991 GT3 is an incredible 6/10's quicker 0-60.


      Ok, so PDK and more power but what about the chassis? How about new rear axle steering. Check this out:


      Awesome? Awesome does not even begin to cover it. The rear axle steering also works in concert with the Porsche Vectoring Plus system which is standard:


      Both of these system interact with the Porsche Stability Management traction control system. Porsche states the limits are very high for the system to intervene but does not confirm if the PSM can be disabled completely. With this being a GT3, it would be shocking if Porsche did not allow one to switch the traction control off.

      Now there is no mention of a manual transmission so the car is PDK only, at least for now. Don't cry, it was inevitable:


      Congratulations to Porsche on raising the bar once again. And with the standard 991 GT3 being this good the RS version will likely be mind blowing. What else is there to say? There is no substitute.


















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      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by whoosh Click here to enlarge
        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dXOdiF4wbNU
        yes please. I'll take mine in any color.
        Drooling.
      1. TRES's Avatar
        TRES -
        My next car since bmw is going soft
      1. whoosh's Avatar
        whoosh -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
        Probably $130k base.
        Confirmed with my source. Also hearing that this thing does a 7:20 on the 'ring.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by whoosh Click here to enlarge
        Confirmed with my source. Also hearing that this thing does a 7:20 on the 'ring.
        7:20 is incorrect.
      1. whoosh's Avatar
        whoosh -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
        7:20 is incorrect.
        Seems highly unlikely to me as well. Maybe 7:29-ish, but not 7:20.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by whoosh Click here to enlarge
        Seems highly unlikely to me as well. Maybe 7:29-ish, but not 7:20.
        7:34...
      1. whoosh's Avatar
        whoosh -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
        7:34...
        The 991 Carrera S PDK has already turned a 7:37.9. With revised gearing, 4 wheel steering, added power, etc, etc, the GT3 will be substantially faster.

      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by whoosh Click here to enlarge
        7:37.9. With revised gearing, 4 wheel steering, added power, etc, etc, the GT3 will be substantially faster.
        We'll see I guess, just going by current leaks: http://www.porscheboost.com/content....wheel-steering
      1. whoosh's Avatar
        whoosh -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
        We'll see I guess, just going by current leaks: http://www.porscheboost.com/content....wheel-steering
        right on... No sense swinging dicks when we don't know how long they are.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Something genius just hit me. Since this motor is based on the Carrera and Boxster DFI flat-6 motors technically a swap into something like a Cayman should be possible. Or even modifying the Cayman S motor to these specs. Making for... the most badass Cayman in human history.
      1. whoosh's Avatar
        whoosh -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
        Something genius just hit me. Since this motor is based on the Carrera and Boxster DFI flat-6 motors technically a swap into something like a Cayman should be possible. Or even modifying the Cayman S motor to these specs. Making for... the most badass Cayman in human history.
        I like this idea. Click here to enlarge

        More GT3 porn appealing to the Forza crowd?

      1. bobS's Avatar
        bobS -
        Amazing...I love it. one day I would love to have this car. I hope BMW wakes up and decides to try and challenge Porsche a little with the next gen of m cars, wishful thinking probably.

        Also I'm now a believer after driving LM's dct m3. The dct is awesome and I'm sure porsche's system is as good or better. I love driving a manual but I'm soooo looking forward to driving a dct.