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Has The Porsche 911 GT3 Touring Lowered 911 R Prices

By   November 20, 2018

Porsche 911 R

Porsche 911 R

Not long after the recent Porsche 911 R was released examples were being sold for half a million dollars. The MSRP of the exclusive performance car started at $185,950, considerably less than what the 911 R would fetch shortly after its release.

Recently, the special Porsche has started to come back down to earth. Where prices between $450,000 – $650,000 were common for a while prices have fallen to between $250,000 – $375,000 depending on condition and mileage.

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What Would You Buy A Porsche 996 GT2 Or 996 GT3 RS

By   September 12, 2018

Porsche 996 GT2 and 996 GT3 RS

Porsche 996 GT2 and 996 GT3 RS

The Porsche 996 GT2 and 996 GT3 RS are blue chip collector cars. While the 996 generation of the 911 is one of the least loved incarnations of the rear engined sports car, these are important cars for the brand.

The GT2 and GT3 RS both represent the top performance variants of the 996 generation 911. The 911 GT2 is the top performing turbocharged 996 and the 911 GT3 RS is the fastest naturally aspirated 996.

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Aston Martin Vantage GT3 And GT4 Full Details

By   June 15, 2018

Aston Martin Vantage GT3 and GT4

Aston Martin Vantage GT3 and GT4

Aston Martin has unveiled their new customer racing Vantage GT3 and GT4. The competition machines will make their first public appearance at the top endurance race in the world; the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

The Aston Martin Vantage GT3 will make its racing debut this weekend in the Michelin Aston Martin Racing Le Mans Festival. Both costumer racing machines are the polar opposite of the British performance car maker’s road cars. Where those are luxurious GT cruisers, the GT3 and GT4 are stripped no-nonsense motorsport machines. Having said that, they are still gorgeous to behold.

Here are all the details we know at this time.

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Is The Manual Transmission Unnecessary

By   June 7, 2018

Porsche 911 GT3

Porsche 911 GT3

The latest Porsche 911 GT3 reintroduced the traditional manual transmission. The first 991 generation GT3 removed the option with a PDK being the only option to shift gears. This decision makes complete sense.

Both Ferrari and Lamborghini have already moved away from manual transmissions, but Porsche was the last of three most influential performance car makers to still feature a traditional manual in their higher performance models. Porsche’s Italian counterparts realized that a dual clutch automatic inspired by Formula 1 has a performance advantage.

Is the manual transmission now an unnecessary piece of equipment?

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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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