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New Porsche 911 GT3 RS is an extreme tear monster with DRS system

August 18, 2022

911 GT3 RS

A “high-performance track car-with-a-registration,” is how Porsche describes its latest creation. The automaker has applied more racing technology than ever to the car. In addition to the high-revving atmospheric engine and a lightweight construction, the cooling and aerodynamic systems in particular prove its direct relationship to its motorsport brother, the 911 GT3 R.

One radiator

For example, in the front of the GT3 RS there is one large, centrally located radiator, which Porsche first used in the Le Mans-class winning 911 RSR and then also in the 911 GT3 R. Normally, the radiator in a 911 is always in the back. This allows the rear space freed up to be used to incorporate active aerodynamic elements.

DRS System

Another example of elements that you really only encounter in racing is the gigantic spoiler with DRS system. This is the first time Porsche has equipped a production model with a Drag Reduction System. The large rear wing limits top speed, but with the push of a button the rear wing flips, allowing the Porsche to accelerate to a top speed of 296 mph. In the event of an emergency stop at high speed, the air brake function becomes active: the front and rear wing elements then generate an aerodynamic deceleration effect that significantly supports braking.


The two-piece rear wing, in combination with numerous other aerodynamic measures, provides a total downforce of 409 kilograms at 200 km/h. The new 992 GT3 RS thus generates twice as much downforce as its predecessor, the 991.2 GT3 RS, and three times as much as the current 992 GT3. At a speed of 285 km/h, the total downforce is a whopping 860 kilograms.

Unblown boxer engine

Under the hood is a 4.0-liter high-revving atmospheric boxer engine, good for 525 hp. Thanks to air intakes on the bottom, the seven-speed PDK transmission can withstand extreme loads even with frequent use on the track. The 911 GT3 RS accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.2 seconds.


The new 911 GT3 RS can be ordered immediately and will be at Dutch Porsche Centers from early November. For the extreme 911, Porsche charges a minimum of 325,200 euros in the Netherlands. But then you have to start on the option list. There are plenty of fun options, allowing you to have even more fun on the track.


Thus, true racing enthusiasts will tick off the Weissach package. It costs 38,425 euros. The front lid, roof, parts of the rear wing and the top shell of the exterior mirrors are then finished with visible carbon. Porsche also equips the car with a roll bar and PDK shift paddles with magnetic technology from motorsports. This makes shifting even sportier thanks to a more precise pressure point and a more clearly perceptible click. Magnesium forged wheels are available as an option with the Weissach package, saving eight kilograms of weight. For a Race-Tex interior you pay 4,300 euros and for PTS paint you have to add 14,827 euros. Configuring can be done HERE.

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