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Listen To The Porsche 911 GT3 Shift Into Seventh Gear At 190 MPH

Yes, you can watch this Porsche 911 GT3 hit 197 mph (an indicated 318 kp/h), but the best part is to hear the thing shift into seventh under power. Just...listen to it.

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Take in the full glory of this lovely blue 991 GT3 charging forward with the so-fast-you-will-probably-never-experience-it-in-your-life sixth to seventh gear powershift.

I’ve ridden shotgun in a 991 GTS doing about a buck eighty on the Autobahn. It was, hm, disconcerting. The front end bobbed around “like a Boston Whaler,” as my driver, Chris Kippenberger, put it.

What a difference a big front splitter and a rear wing make.

(Hat tip to Tony!)

Raphael Orlove is features editor for Jalopnik.

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doodon2whls
doodon2whls

This is pretty sweet... ‘buck-seventy is all I could muster on an empty oval...

Good thing his front tire pressures evened out before he shifted into 7th... I don’t want to think of the calamity that might have transpired with 0.1 bar front tire pressure differential...