Porsche has launched the New 911 GT3 in India today and priced it at Rs. 23,121,000. The Porsche GT3 comes powered with a 500 hp four-litre flat engine which is also powering the 911 GT3 Cup, this engine has 460 Nm of torque on it. The GT3 has a seven-speed double-clutch transmission (PDK), The GT3 can accelerate to 100 km/h in 3.4 seconds flat and has a top speed that of 318 km/h. Buyers can also choose the option of a lighter six-speed manual transmission at no extra costs. The new GT sports gearbox with dual-mass flywheel features a shorter shift lever, short shift paths and precisely engaging gears.
The New Porsche 911 GT3 comes with a standard aero package, larger wheels along with smoked headlamps on the package with a distinctive four-point LED DRLs. The biggest cosmetic difference between the 911 and the 911GT3 is the huge rear wing helps in giving a lot of down-force to the car that’s needed at high speeds. Also the chassis has been altered with the rear-axle steering and the lightweight construction that help in making the drive feel a ;ot more involving.
The cabin on the GT3 looks a lot like the standard 911, Porsche is offering a host of customisation options on this one that includes leather and Alcantara, along with carbon fibre and aluminium inserts as optional. Buyers can also choose from three seat options that are available – electrically adjustable adaptive sport seats, bucket seats with foldable backrest and bucket seats made out of carbon fibre reinforced plastic (CRPF). The New 911 GT3 also comes with auto climate control, Bose surround sound system and a touchscreen infotainment unit and Apple CarPlay available on the equipment list.
Commenting on the launch, Pavan Shetty, Director of Porsche India, said: “Motorsport is an integral part of Porsche’s DNA; it is racing heritage which gives us the edge in delivering true sports cars with exceptional everyday usability, and no more so is that apparent than with the 911 range. Porsche’s iconic model has been has been developed on racetracks over five decades and we are immensely proud to announce the arrival of our first 911 GT3’s in India today. We have noticed a rising demand for sports cars in our market, and with the 911 GT3 blurring the line between racetrack and road more than ever before, we have no doubt it will meet that demand and offer a thrilling driving experience to our customers both on the road and the track.”