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Old 29th January 2009, 14:04   #1
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Porsche has released photos of the new 2010 911 GT3 ahead of its official debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March and the revised model features a host of upgrades that make it even more potent than its predecessor. The naturally aspirated flat-six has been enlarged to 4.0-liters, and now produces 435 horsepower good for a 0-100 km/h sprint in 4.1 seconds and a top speed of 193 mph. Handling is improved as well, with a modified stability management system that allows for graduated settings for both stability and traction controls, along with enlarged carbon ceramic brakes that improve stopping distances. On the outside, the GT3 gets several subtle revisions including a redesigned rear spoiler, more angular LED taillights, new bi-xenon headlights, modified air intakes on the front bumper, and a new front spoiler that can be adjusted from the cockpit.
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Sigh...........I so want one!
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Didn't the 911 have a 3.6L engine earlier?
435bhp sounds like a lot of fun!
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Sexy rear. What the differene between this and RS? Just weight loss?
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The upgrades sound very very exciting!
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The car is a 3.8L, not 4

The RS has a few significant changes like wider rear track and more CF everywhere. It does also drop about 50lb of weight. I'm not sure if it gains any power thought I believe the flywheel is lighter.

Of course on top of all that you will have a helluva precious car that will draw attention forever into the future!
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Chris Harris interviews Andreas Preuninger who is the current 997 GT3 project manager. If you love tech talk, here's about 21 minutes of audio not video. Enjoy:

Inside geneva: Porsche 997 GT3 Gen2
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Porsche halts GT3 deliveries after two catch fire.

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Porsche has stopped deliveries of the most expensive version of its overhauled 911 sports car after two of them caught fire
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Engineers at Porsche's headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany, are examining the remains of the gutted vehicles from Switzerland and Italy to determine the cause of the fires
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The Volkswagen Group unit expects to conclude the investigation this week
http://europe.autonews.com/article/2...two-catch-fire
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Porsche halts GT3 deliveries after two catch fire.

http://europe.autonews.com/article/2...two-catch-fire
In addition to stoppage of deliveries, the company has asked owners to stop driving the car. More details here:

http://www.rushlane.com/porsche-911-...-12110580.html
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The front-wheel driven videos in the latest Porsche 911 GT3 and its effects on the car’s dynamics
the first of the videos posted below shows how it works statically and sans wheel mounted, while the second focuses on how it improves its track capability.




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In addition to stoppage of deliveries, the company has asked owners to stop driving the car. More details here:

http://www.rushlane.com/porsche-911-...-12110580.html
They have recalled the cars..The Indian car has been sent back.
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Porsche Replacing Engines on All 785 Recalled 911 GT3s.

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Porsche has announced that it will replace the engines in each of the 785 units of the 991-gen 911 GT3 sports cars affected by last month’s recall triggered by two fires. Company spokesman Nick Twork confirmed that Porsche intends to replace the engines because of faulty connecting rod fasteners.

http://www.carscoops.com/2014/03/por...n-all-785.html
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Porsche has found a credible fix to the potentially deadly problem and is also making amends with hundreds of people who have bought GT3s and weren’t able to drive them.

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On April 22nd, production of modified 911 GT3 engines will begin. The existing 785 owners will get a full engine swap to a block that’s stronger. And since Porsche has issued a stop-sale on the GT3, no other cars have been built with this issue.
And as compensation the customers will receive another full year of free warranty

http://www.autoevolution.com/news/91...nes-79926.html
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