Porsche to build new 911 GT3 RSR
Earlier this week, Porsche has announced its future plans regarding a new 911 GT3 RSR. Based on the redesigned 911(991), the upcoming racecar promises to be every bit as powerful as its predecessor. Even though there’s no details for what’s going to happen under the bonnet, the 2014 911 GTR RSR will probably boast an improved version of the outgoing model’s 460HP – 4.0 liter boxter engine and a revised transmission. Notably, the outgoing model was continually developed over the course of its lifecycle thus meaning that the upcoming version could be considered a milestone in Porsche’s countinuous GT3 development program.
Porsche’s global head of motorsports, Hartmut Kristen, said “Just like our recent Porsche RS Spyder program, we must appreciate the success of our race cars during their product cycle, but move on to new models when it is time to do so. The venerable Porsche 911 GT3 RSR has provided our Porsche customer teams with numerous wins and championships, and will remain competitive in 2013. Porsche will support the customer teams which continue to race that car, but the time has come and we now must focus our research and engineering development efforts on its successor.”
Note: 2012 Porsche 911 GT3 RSR pictured