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He allegedly created fake buyer deposit agreements for rare 911 GT3s

He allegedly created fake buyer deposit agreements for rare 911 GT3s.

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The 2020 GT3 will remain naturally aspirated and feature a manual

The 2020 GT3 will remain naturally aspirated and feature a manual

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We lost count at the tenth roll, but thankfully the driver is fine

We lost count at the tenth roll, but thankfully the driver is fine.

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We've seen most variants of the 992 911 by now

We've seen most variants of the 992 911 by now.

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We also discuss Sergio Marchionne

We also discuss Sergio Marchionne.

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Lightweight exotic parts have been highly popular — and profitable

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

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Customers don't want it, so Porsche won't build it

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.

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U.S. manual fans helped convince Porsche to stick with the stick

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.

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$18,000, plus another $13,000 if you want the lightweight wheels

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.

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GT3 might get a twin turbo and bequeath its naturally aspirated engine to the 718 twins

Rumors continue that the next Porsche Boxster Spyder will get the 4.0-liter flat-six from the 911 GT3, rated around 430 hp.

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Ordered for a Dutch race track that was never built.

Ordered for a race track that was never built.

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Car was intended to dilute the market for million-dollar speculators.

Porsche 911 boss admits the company introduced the 911 GT3 Touring to rein in speculative pricing for the 911 R.

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Essentially, this is a wingless GT3.

You still get the 4.0-liter flat-six and a six-speed manual.

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The GT3 isn't turbo because the racecar isn't turbo.

"What's very crucial for us, a key factor is the bloodline between the race car and the street car."

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