Porsche made a big mistake in the late 1990s with the 996. Let's ignore the mechanical woes of Porsche's experimentations with watercooling the 911 for a second and just look at 'em. The front of 'em. Melty. Egg. Headlamps. THE HORROR.
Meet Patrick Long, factory-backed Porsche driver in the America Le Mans Series. Here is his daily commute, around Alabama's Barber Motorsports Park, in his personal 911 GT3 RS 4.0. Because you didn't envy him enough already.
Crashing a Porsche 911 GT3 RS is very bad. Crashing one into a fuel pump and not having the whole thing blow up is very bad and very lucky. Unless it was a BP protest. Then, it failed miserably.
We'd been fantasizing about the symphony of a 450 HP 3.8-liter flat-six all morning, and now that we've sampled it and seen the car on the track, the $132,800 asking price doesn't seem all that unreasonable.
Thanks to a larger 3.8-liter flat-six, the 2010 Porsche 911 GT3 RS makes 450 HP. Expect US sales of the track-ready, yet street-legal super Porsche to start early next year for $132,800.
Slotting just under the new 911 Turbo, Porsche's new track-ready yet street-legal 911 GT3 RS gets an added 15 HP over the non-RS GT3, bringing power up to 450 HP thanks to the larger 3.8-liter flat-six. Full gallery, details below.
What do you get when you cross two expressive companies like Porsche and Nike? You get a very interesting and very bright pair of Nike Air Max Light sneakers.
It's no secret that Los Pedran Jalop is not a massive Porsche obsessive. Most of his favorite sons of Ferdinand are racing vehicles, with only the 550 Coupe and 928 to really stoke his passions. But there's something about the new GT3 RS. It's the most immediately soulful road car Porsche has produced since the 928…
While on the Bullrun, we met a man named Peter Kolb, a man whose obsession with German precision knew no boundaries and brooked no imprecise nonsense. Peter's vehicle of choice? A white GT3RS with red trim. But now, there's a new GT3RS, available in orange or green. Undoubtedly, each individual horsepower is precisely…