Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0 review

         The 911 GT3 RS, one of Porsche’s most popular, coveted and successful track-inspired production cars, has been given a final, thrilling injection of thoroughbred motorsport technology resulting in the 2011 Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0. Limited to 600 vehicles worldwide, the 911 GT3 RS 4.0 brings together in a sports car the attributes that have made the Porsche 911 GT3 a consistent winner on the race track.

          The RS 4.0’s handling is virtually perfect, and the transition to oversteer is smooth and easy to manage. The power steering is perfectly weighted and linear; the brakes bite immediately and hard. Carbon-ceramic discs are optional, but even the base setup is among the best on the market. Porsche’s dynamic engine mounts are standard, and although they add four or so pounds, the way they firm up to better manage the rear-mounted engine’s mass during hard cornering easily offsets that demerit.

         Porsche 911 GT3 RS will only produce for 600 copies globally. This car will be available on standar color Carrara White, accentuated with silver and red striping on the front fascia, sides, hood, and roof and huge Porsche lettering on the rear spoiler. Little disappointing is the car is not equipped with a multifunctional system such as stop watch on the top of the dashboard, cupholder...


          * Type of engine: 4.0 liters 6-cylinder
          * Power bhp (kW) at RPM: 500 hp @ 8,250 RPM
          * Acceleration 0-60 mph s: 3.8 seconds
          * Body Type: Coupe
          * Price (est): $185,000

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