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    Spy Shots: Are you the next Porsche 911 GT3 RS or GT2?
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    Porsche typically keeps to a suitably fast schedule when it comes to rolling out increasingly hard-core performance versions of the 911. After the 997 Carrera debuted in 2004, the GT3 version followed in 2006, and by the end of the 2007, Porsche had rolled out both the GT3 RS and GT2 versions. ...

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    Followup: Porsche gives GT3 owners extra year of warranty, new engines in production April 22
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    While the auto industry reels from massive recall after massive recall, Porsche has quietly been working on a fix for an issue that's forced owners of the new 911 GT3 to park their track-ready rockets for fear of an engine fire. Thanks to a leaked letter from Porsche to a GT3 owner (which has ...

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    Report: Porsche 911 GT3 RS facing delay over GT3 fire problems?
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    Porsche has never been afraid to introduce variants of its cars. However, its even higher spec, next-generation 911 GT3 RS may be delayed from its planned launch this summer while the engines in the standard GT3s (pictured above) are replaced. A delay isn't certain, but executives want to make ...

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    Recalls: Porsche announces plan to replace 911 GT3 engines
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    About a month back, we reported that Porsche was suspending delivery of its 911 GT3 due to reported incidents of the engine bursting into flames. A few days later, Porsche told owners of the new track-ready models not to drive their cars and had their local dealers pick up the cars in question. ...

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    Report: Porsche close to fix for 911 GT3 engine fires [UPDATE]
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    It looks like 2014 Porsche 911 GT3 drivers might actually get to drive their cars again soon. Reports of fires affecting the track-ready Germans first began about a month ago. Then, a few days later, the automaker confirmed two of the five alleged blazes and said owners shouldn't drive their cars ...

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    Official: NHTSA closes probe into 2011 Porsche 911 coolant leaks
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    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced that it will end its investigation into rapid coolant loss in 24,635 Porsche 911s built between 2001 and 2011. The models affected included the standard 911, GT2, GT3 and Turbo, as well as their variants (GT2 RS, GT3 RS and Turbo ...

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    Followup: Porsche tells 2014 911 GT3 owners to park their cars pending inspection
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    Porsche may have have a serious problem on its hands. After a rumored five 2014 911 GT3 coupes caught fire in recent weeks, Porsche launched an investigation and stopped delivering its road-ready racecar until it could diagnose the problem. Now, it has issued a press release asking all 2014 911 ...

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    Report: Porsche suspends 911 GT3 deliveries amidst fears of spontaneous combustion
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    Seeing pictures of Italian supercars burst into flames by the side of the road, as our compatriots at Axis of Oversteer point out, has become something of a usual sight. But a Porsche? Surely those meticulous German engineers have got that taken care of, right? Not necessarily. Reports coming in ...

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    Report: Porsche undecided on new 911 GT2 [w/poll]
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    Fans of hardcore 911s had it pretty good with the last 997 generation. There was the GT3, GT3 RS, GT3 RS 4.0, GT2 and GT2 RS (pictured above). Each one was faster, more powerful and more expensive than the one below it, but what they all shared was what Porsche purists love most: rear engine, ...

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    Video: Watch Car magazine pick its favorite performance car of the year
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    Want to see a bunch of awesome performance cars all in one place? Then check out this video of Car magazine's Sports Car Giant Test 2013, in which the UK publication's editors pit 11 of their favorite go-fast machines against one another. The candidates run the gamut of price points and makes, ...

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    Video: Meet the main man behind the 2014 Porsche 911 GT3
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    We have yet to catch our breath from our first drive of the 2014 Porsche 911 GT3, but if you're still not sold on the fact that this track-ready 911 is only offered with a PDK transmission, then you should take it up with Andreas Preuninger. Preuninger is the guy who led the team responsible for ...

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    Video: Porsche 911 GT3 dukes it out with MP4-12C on track and GT-R on spectacular roads
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    The Porsche 911 GT3 has always been a favorite among auto journalists and car enthusiasts alike, but with the introduction of the new 991-generation GT3, which is the first GT3 with electric power steering and no manual gearbox option, how does it stack up to the competition from McLaren and ...

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    First Drive: 2014 Porsche 911 GT3 [w/video]
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    The Bearable Lightness Of Being Start with a standard Porsche 911 Carrera and its 350-horsepower, 3.6-liter flat six-cylinder engine. Bore a crepe-thin slice of aluminum from each cylinder to get to 3.8 liters, add a wider track out back and two extra exhaust pipes and voila, you can append an S ...

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    Spy Shots: Porsche 911 GT3 spotted testing before earning its wings
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    Now that the 991-series Porsche 911 has been unleashed on the world, it's time for the other twenty-ish variants of the company's halo car to be unveiled. We've seen the 911 Cabriolet, and our spies have caught the Turbo out testing. Now, the even hotter 911 GT3 has been caught in its early ...

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    Official: Porsche approves development of third-generation 911 GT3 R Hybrid
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    Porsche has announced that it will continue development on its innovative 911 GT3 R Hybrid, delivering a new third-generation model in 2012 in an effort "...to gain extra practical experience under racing conditions and make the hybrid drive even more efficient." The rolling race laboratory, as ...

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    Video: Tiff Needell hoons it up in the Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0
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    We know, we know. We miss Top Gear, too. But it'll be another month or so before the hit BBC program comes back for another season. Fortunately, that's what Fifth Gear is for. The Channel 5 program was launched in 2002 when BBC canceled the original Top Gear. The better-known program came back ...

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    Report: Porsche's latest 911 to last fourteen years, dowsized turbo engines under development
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    The new 991-generation of the Porsche 911 is now upon us, with the Carrera and Carrera S coupes unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show. So what do you think? Because love it or hate it, it'll be around for a while; 14 years, if the latest reports prove accurate. According to Car, the new 911 will ...

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    Report: Porsche committed to offering manual transmissions as long as there's demand
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    Purists take note: As long as customers ask for it, Porsche will offer the 911 with a manual transmission. This sigh of relief comes from the mouth of the company's CEO Matthias Muller, speaking with Motor Trend editor-in-chief Angus MacKenzie. The news will undoubtedly come as welcome to those ...

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    Video: Hockenheim recreated on ice, Porsche taken out to play
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    Imagine a vast frozen plain of iced-over lakes located 50 miles from the Arctic Circle. Now imagine 500 acres of that expanse converted into a playground for cars. The region is known as Lapland, and it stretches across Norway, Finland, Sweden and Russia. Laponie Ice Driving has turned a portion ...

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    Rumormill: Next-gen Porsche GT3 to ditch manual transmission, rear-engine layout and KERS?
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    2010 Porsche 911 GT3 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Remember simpler times when transmissions came in two flavors? Choosing a manual or an automatic was a straightforward decision: enthusiasts took the manual, commuters took the automatic. The emergence of in-between options ...

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