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Porsche 911 Gt3
Digital Trends interviewed Porsche GT-car boss Andreas Preuninger, and asked whether the lightweighting Weissach Package could find its way to non-RS cars. Preuninger might have loosed at least a few worms from the proverbial can when he told the site, "I won't rule out some lightweight package will find its way to other model lines in the future." Even though Preuninger added, "We have nothing planned yet, we're very busy; don't expect to see the Cayenne Weissach next month," the opening will h
Andreas Preuninger, the head of Porsche's GT division, owns a 2012 Ram 1500 long-box. He mostly uses it to haul his motorcycles. It apparently won't fit in his parking spot at work. It's a far cry from the lightweight, track-focused 2018 Porsche 911 GT3 RS that was revealed this month at the Geneva Motor Show, though both vehicles were built for a specific purpose.
The knowledge that smoothly riding that wave into third gear and beyond is going to require skill, timing and a degree of expertise beyond a fingertip on a paddle is the reward I want from a car such as the GT3.
The 2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS made its debut just a few weeks ago at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show. It's faster and more powerful than ever before thanks to extensive use of carbon fiber and a 520-horsepower 4.0-liter flat-six screamer mounted out back. For the 2018 New York Auto Show, Porsche's GT division is rolling out the GT3 RS Weissach Package, an $18,000 carbon-fiber weight-loss program.
Next question: How long is "as long as we can"?
Rumors continue that the next Porsche Boxster Spyder will get the 4.0-liter flat-six from the 911 GT3, rated around 430 hp.
Ordered for a race track that was never built.
Porsche 911 boss admits the company introduced the 911 GT3 Touring to rein in speculative pricing for the 911 R.
You still get the 4.0-liter flat-six and a six-speed manual.
First the GT2 RS and now this.
12.3 seconds is no laughing matter.
This is how you bring a knife to a gunfight, and win.
Could this be a 911 R successor?
Ahead of our First Drive review, a sidebar for the hardcore GT3 fans.
"What's very crucial for us, a key factor is the bloodline between the race car and the street car."
Look for the return of the manual transmission.
With 500 horses, this is your answer to turbo ubiquity.
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