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2012 Porsche 911 GT3 R racer gets more power, improved driveability

by Jeff Glucker (RSS feed) on Sep 2nd, 2011 at 4:56PM

One of perennial first names in racing is Porsche, and that's because the German automaker is always looking to improve its motorsports products. Progression, thy name is 2012 Porsche 911 GT3 R. Drivers and teams upgrading to the latest 911 for the track will find a host of changes designed to make lap times lower and speeds higher. Engine output has been raised 20 horses to bring the power rating to an even 500 horsepower. Paddles have been placed on the steering wheel and new transmission brain is programmed to deliver throttle blip on downshifts. Up front, a softer anti-roll bar helps... Read More

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