2017 Porsche 911 R Release Date and Engines
It is the GT3 that many had taken for dispersed. No aerodynamic appendages, of course, but the substance is all there, from the engine. With the only substantial difference is constituted by the transmission: instead of surgical PDK, Porsche 911 R is banking on old school manual, drive to six different marches from seven reports available from the debut of the 991 range.
Essential. This Porsche purists, collectors, from Pasdaran guide for connoisseurs is built, we said, around the same 4.0 boxer of the GT3, units capable of delivering 500 hp at 8,250 rpm and 460 Nm at 6,250 rpm. His pedigree, however, is linked to that of the homonymous variant introduced in 1967: the 911 R original than today joined essential approach to sports car theme.
2017 Porsche 911 R Lighter than the GT3
A choice evidenced by the numbers, starting with the weight, which in the case of this model stops at 1,370 kg: there is a lighter 911 her. Lighter than 50 kg of the GT3, R adopts front hood and carbon wheel arches, the roof and the rear window and rear magnesium crystals in synthetic material. They were removed from the driver’s side of the sound-absorbing material, the rear seats, radio and air conditioning.
Numbers supercar. Developed by the Motorsport department and built in 991 copies, the R 911 accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 3.8 seconds and reaches a top speed of 323 km / h, consuming 13.3 l / 100 km according to the declared data. Among his technical characteristics stand out the rear steering axle, the rear mechanical limited slip, the braking system with carbon-ceramic discs 410 mm in front and 390 behind, and forged wheels 20 “with monodado attack.
2017 Porsche 911 R Ready for the runway
The 911 R were also adjusted the Porsche Stability Management intervention parameters, and manual transmission is equipped with an automatic double function that facilitates downshifting. Of note, among the options, the single-mass flywheel and the lifting system of 30 mm on the front axle, to improve versatility in driving on the road and the overcoming of obstacles such as bollards.
2017 Porsche 911 R In Italy from May
Among the aesthetic details qualifying, on the R 911 there are the dual rear exhaust (the implant is made of titanium), the specific extractor, and the bumper of the GT3. Cockpit make their appearance in the sports carbon shell seats with center fabric Pepita checkered in two colors, reminiscent of the first 911 of the ’60s. Specific also the steering wheel, the gear lever, the carbon inserts and clamps for the opening of the doors. Available from May, the 911 R will cost 195,339 Euros in Italy.