Speculation Around Porsche 911 GT3 RS

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There have been reports that a pictre of the 2015 Porscge 911 GT3 RS appeared online after being leaked. It does look like a scale model and was published by Jalopnik. The interesting thing about the pictures is that there are changes in the detail compared with the current GT3 model. These include the use of a Turbo bodyshell which has never happened on a RS before as well as wheel arches at the front that are wider and roof bulges in a double bubble style. There are also large vents on the back wheelarches and the front wings.
This could indicate that a turbocharger is being used on the Porche which would be a first for the company in their track focused car. However, the 911 RSR racers also have scoops and they do not have turbochargers, so it is certainly not a sure thing.
What is known for sure about the car is that it will have the dual-clutch PDK transmission from the GT3, which was confirmed by Andreas Preunguinger the head of the GT series when he spoke to CAR. However, he also confirmed that there would be no chance of a manual transmission.
He also confirmed that there would be an exhaust system made of titanium which is lightweight and there would be more extreme features than on other models. This certainly explains the aero package seen in these images. However, this is only a toy size car and it could very well be a hoax.
It is thought that the new GT3 RS will have composite materials used to make it. This was confirmed when Preuninger explained that expensive exterior parts would make it lighter but significantly increase the cost and the RS version needs to have some features too. This means that the RS could have some of those composite parts mentioned. It is also thought that it might have a lithium ion battery which is light weight and could cope with the rear wheel steering system but is not something that the GT3 had.
Whether the leaked pictSpeculation Around Porsche 911 GT3 RS
There have been reports that a pictre of the 2015 Porscge 911 GT3 RS appeared online after being leaked. It does look like a scale model and was published by Jalopnik. The interesting thing about the pictures is that there are changes in the detail compared with the current GT3 model. These include the use of a Turbo bodyshell which has never happened on a RS before as well as wheel arches at the front that are wider and roof bulges in a double bubble style. There are also large vents on the back wheelarches and the front wings.
This could indicate that a turbocharger is being used on the Porche which would be a first for the company in their track focused car. However, the 911 RSR racers also have scoops and they do not have turbochargers, so it is certainly not a sure thing.
What is known for sure about the car is that it will have the dual-clutch PDK transmission from the GT3, which was confirmed by Andreas Preunguinger the head of the GT series when he spoke to CAR. However, he also confirmed that there would be no chance of a manual transmission.
He also confirmed that there would be an exhaust system made of titanium which is lightweight and there would be more extreme features than on other models. This certainly explains the aero package seen in these images. However, this is only a toy size car and it could very well be a hoax.
It is thought that the new GT3 RS will have composite materials used to make it. This was confirmed when Preuninger explained that expensive exterior parts would make it lighter but significantly increase the cost and the RS version needs to have some features too. This means that the RS could have some of those composite parts mentioned. It is also thought that it might have a lithium ion battery which is light weight and could cope with the rear wheel steering system but is not something that the GT3 had.
Whether the leaked picture is correct is not known for sure. However. Insiders at Porsche imply that it could be real and this sort of thing has happened before. It will be a shock if there is a turbo charger on the new 911 especially having only just got used to the electric steering and the PDK-only gearbox. However, most companies do seem to be moving towards turbocharged models and so Porsche may just be keeping up with everyone else.
ure is correct is not known for sure. However. Insiders at Porsche imply that it could be real and this sort of thing has happened before. It will be a shock if there is a turbo charger on the new 911 especially having only just got used to the electric steering and the PDK-only gearbox. However, most companies do seem to be moving towards turbocharged models and so Porsche may just be keeping up with everyone else.

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