Tag Archives: 911 GT3

Is Now The Time To Buy A Porsche 996 GT3

By   April 4, 2018

Porsche 996 GT3

Porsche 996 GT3

We shared yesterday, an article about the 996 generation of the Porsche 911 and it talked briefly about it being the first generation to unveil the GT3. The Porsche 996 GT3 is a track focused car that has uncompromising performance. The first GT3 as well as the GT3s that followed it are all race cars for the street.

For most of us a new 911 GT3 is out of reach with a starting price of $143,600. But is it possible to get into a 911 GT3 for less than the price of a new base 911 Carrera?

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Just How Close Is A Track Focused Porsche To A Track Focused Ferrari?

By   March 28, 2018

Porsche 911 GT3 RS Ferrari 360 Challenge Stradale

Porsche 911 GT3 RS Ferrari 360 Challenge Stradale

Porsche and Ferrari make some of the most desirable cars money can buy. But the question remains as to which is better.

Sure, Ferrari is the more exclusive marquee, but from a pure performance stand point, many Porsche models have been as fast and sometimes even faster.

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2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS: The Race Car For The Street Gets Even Faster

By   February 22, 2018

2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS

2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS

Just its name is enough to make other sports cars tremble in their boots and now it is even faster. The 2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS builds on the success of past GT3 RS models. It is faster and yet in a turbocharged world it continues to use a naturally aspirated flat-six (and there was much rejoicing).

For those that can pay the price (and it is up there), the 991.2 GT3 RS provides a track focused machine that can also be driven on the road. When we say track focused we mean track focused. A look on the inside will tell you all you need to know with the lack of back seats and the full bucket seats with carbon fiber reinforced backrests. Door opening loops and reduced sound deadening help enforce that this is a car made for a single purpose.

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Porsche Confirms That The 911 GT3 Touring Was In Response To High 911 R Resale Prices

By   December 15, 2017

Porsche 911 GT3 with Touring Package

Porsche 911 GT3 with Touring Package

The Porsche 911 R proved that plenty of people would like a GT3 without a rear wing the size of one you would expect on a “rice rocket”. Sure it is an asset on the track, but many potential GT3 owners will rarely, if ever, take their cars on a track. Some folks want the naturally aspirated performance without all the extra attention that a GT3 brings. Simply put the R has all the performance and driving experience that you want for a twisty back road with more grown-up styling.

So many people wanted the limited edition 911 R that prices have skyrocketed. Examples have been resold for over $1 million with average prices hovering around $400,000. That’s quite a markup from a car that had an MSRP starting at $184,900. When you think of that it’s kind of like a tangible Bitcoin for people that ready have roughly $200,000 (or can at least get auto financing for that amount).

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