Review and Pictures of 2014 Porsche 911 GT3

Review and Pictures of 2014 Porsche 911 GT3
Review and Pictures of 2014 Porsche 911 GT3 - The 2014 Porsche 911 GT3 and Turbo models get a lot of power, AN exclusive seven-speed transmission, and for the primary time, a full of life rear-wheel-steering system. every new generation of the Porsche 911 introduces new heresy into the model's storied history. Purists deplore technological advances, however enthusiasts still get 911s as quick as Porsche makes them.
Review and Pictures of 2014 Porsche 911 GT3
For 2014, Porsche updates the 911 portfolio with the Turbo, Turbo S and GT3 models. No disrespect to the Turbo S it is the quickest 911 on the heap however the GT3 continues to be the baddest Porsche on the block. It uses identical three.8-liter flat six-cylinder engine style because the Carrera S, though Porsche developed the a lot of exotic metal and solid components specifically for the GT3's six-cylinder. The direct-injected powerhouse makes 475 HP and 324 pound-feet of torsion. that is a modest torsion gain (8 lb-ft) over the previous GT3, however a healthy bump of forty horsepower from AN engine that redlines at nine,000 rpm. The revised flat-6 is additionally lighter than its forerunner.
Review and Pictures of 2014 Porsche 911 GT3

Review and Pictures of 2014 Porsche 911 GT3

2014 Porsche 911 GT3

But do not expect to seek out a manual transmission within the new GT3. A seven-speed PDK machine-driven dual-clutch transmission is that the solely alternative. Heresy. The new seven-speed currently additionally options a neutral mode once each paddle shifters ar force back. Taller gear and final-drive ratios create the 2014 GT3 faster than before. Porsche claims zero to sixty mph in three.3 seconds, a high speed of 195 and a lap round the Nurburgring in but seven minutes, 30 seconds.
2014 Porsche 911 GT3 Interior

Like the commonplace 911 that debuted last year, the 2014 Porsche 911 GT3 additionally options power steering. We've found it barely perceptible within the base Carrera, and hope for identical result at the upper, trickster performance margins of the GT3. the larger shock, however, is that the addition of four-wheeled steering. The thought of recalibrating our long-term memory of the 911's rear bias and benchmark steering makes America anxious.

Porsche says at speeds below thirty mph, the system points the rear wheels within the other way of the fronts up to one.5 degrees creating the GT3 easier to manage in strip malls and slim urban methods. on top of fifty mph, the rear wheels head identical direction because the front wheels for higher high-speed stability and cornering.

The 2014 911 GT3 currently uses 20-inch wheels (up from nineteen inches), that are wider. the solid Al wheels once more go together with one center lock. And just in case the new stance wasn't enough vogue for you, the GT3 additionally offers ex gratia full-LED headlights.

The new Turbo and Turbo S get identical rear-wheel-steering treatment and 20-inch wheels (center locks on the Turbo S). however Turbo models additionally get a revised all-wheel-drive system with AN electronically controlled coupling and improved water cooling that helps deliver a lot of drive to the front wheels than the Turbo's previous generation. Turbo models additionally get reconciling mechanics options, together with a three-stage front spoiler and three-position rear wing.

That same three.8-liter six-cylinder within the GT3 sits in back of Turbo models still, however uses twin turbochargers to develop 520 horsepower within the Turbo and 560 horsepower within the Turbo S. each models additionally use the seven-speed PDK transmission. Porsche says the Turbo equipped with the ex gratia Sport Chrono Package and covers zero to sixty mph in three.2 seconds, on the way to a high speed of 196 mph. The Turbo S makes identical sprint in an exceedingly dazzling two.9 seconds, topping out at 198 mph.

Inside, thin-shell sport seats return commonplace and totally wrapped in animal skin and provide 18-way adjustment and memory perform. there is a commonplace Satyendra Nath Bose electronic equipment, however those with a lot of stern ears will decide on the premium system from German audiophile manufacturer Burmester.

The 2014 Porsche 911 GT3 goes on sale in Gregorian calendar month, beginning at around $131,000. The 911 Turbo starts at around $149,000, whereas the Turbo S prices around $182,000. Check back for a full review of the new Turbo, Turbo S and GT3 models, together with specs, driving impressions and shopping for recommendation because it becomes obtainable.