Autoleaks: Porsche 911 GT3 RS Spec Sheets Revealed

Cameron Aubernon
by Cameron Aubernon

Want to know what to expect from the next Porsche 911 GT3 RS? The Internet has delivered a few spec sheets to satisfy your curiosity.

According to Axis of Oversteer, the spec sheets provide substantial information on the new GT3. Per the specs, power is derived from a 4-liter flat-six pumping out 500 horsepower and 340 lb-ft of torque to the back through a seven-speed PDK unit linked to an electronically controlled rear differential with torque vectoring.

Suspension and chassis components include McPherson spring strut axle on a 36 mm widened track up front, a multi-link rear with integrated auxiliary spring, active suspension management, and 20- and 21-inch GT3 RS forged alloys mounted over compound discs with 6- and 4-piston aluminum monobloc calipers.

Carbon-fiber reinforced plastic is the order of the day for most of the bodywork, as well as the full bucket seats and some trim parts. An optional Clubsport package adds a bolted cage in the back, battery disconnect switch prep, and a HANS-compatibile six-point belting system for the driver, while the new Pit Speed system handles the speed restriction of a given pit lane at the press of a button.

The 911 GT3 RS is due to go on sale in Europe next month.


Cameron Aubernon
Cameron Aubernon

Seattle-based writer, blogger, and photographer for many a publication. Born in Louisville. Raised in Kansas. Where I lay my head is home.

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  • David Walton David Walton on Feb 24, 2015

    The leak is very likely authentic; the details corroborate official previews of the car that select Italian and Middle Eastern clients have received prior to Geneva.

  • SunnyvaleCA SunnyvaleCA on Feb 24, 2015

    Interesting that the GT3 is automatic only and the newly announced Cayman GT4 is stick-shift only.

    • Jacob Jacob on Feb 26, 2015

      My understanding is that 911 GT3 is a car that's meant be as close as possible to the purpose-built 911 competition sports cars competing in IMSA, FIA, and ACO GT classes, and have paper specs to back it up. And all top levels of motorsports competitions have switched to using semi-automatic shifters a long time ago.

  • GregLocock Not interested at all. Apparently I've got Apple car play but I've never used it in 3 years. The built in nav is ok.
  • Corey Lewis Probably worth about what they're asking, given its condition. The color combo isn't a desirable one, they look sharper in non-beige shades. Like two-tone green, maroon, navy, or gray. The end of the time when MB built its cars properly. No shame in turning up in a clean W126, they'll always command respect.
  • Lou_BC Another way to look at this is the upgrading of hardware and software. ...............The average length of car ownership is 10 - 12 years ....................The average lifetime ownership of a cell phone is 2.5 years. ................................................................... My phone will remain up to date, my vehicle won't. Especially if you buy a new "end of run" model.
  • TheEndlessEnigma "...we could be seeing a foundational shift in how Americans and car buyers see Stellantis products." yeah, I view Stellantis products as being off the cross-shop list. Stellantis is doing an excellent job of killing the Chrysler and Dodge brands and turning Jeep into something it isn't.
  • 2manyvettes 495 hp in a base C8 is more than enough. 800+ hp in a ZR1 is not worth the extra $60k (plus dealer markups). Unless the buyer is going for bragging rights. I remember when the C7 Grand Sport came out, and a reviewer got his hands on one and put it on the track at Lime Rock. His conclusion? Save yourself $15k and skip the Z06 and get a Grand Sport.
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