If you like going fast without forced induction, Porsche has a car for you. Every year we see naturally aspirated engines fall by the wayside as turbochargers become more popular. Even the base model 911 could not resist the urge for boost. But many enthusiasts have cried foul after driving the latest examples of turbocharged cars. So Porsche engineers decided to push engine design beyond what we thought possible. Six cylinders that only displace 4.0 liters are making 500 hp. The 911 GT3 RS is the polar opposite of the 911 Turbo S. Both are in the same price range and offer incredible acceleration, but that is where the similarities end.
Doug DeMuro knows a thing or two about the brand, as he was head of allocations for Porsche North America. If you haven’t had a chance to experience a new GT3 RS in person you might not understand how or why Stuttgart put such effort into going against the grain. From the reverse pattern shifter to carbon fiber body panels, any aspect that hurt performance was revised. We had an orange example downstairs for most of 2016 along with a Turbo S Cabriolet, and guess which one stopped people in their tracks? Allow Doug to explain the finer points and check out the listings from our dealers below.
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