2012 Porsche 911 Gt3 Rs 40

Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0

With the Porsche 9-11 GT3 RS 4.0, one of Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart’s almost pop, desired and successful racing descent yield cars is ingress the habitation consecutive. Circumscribed to 600 vehicles, the Porsche 9-11 GT3 RS 4.0 brings unitedly in a route car all the attributes that deliver made the Porsche 9-11 GT3 a successive success on the raceway racetrack.

The new 9-11 GT3 RS 4.0 is a pureblooded fomite, uncompromisingly optimised for treatment, with the execution of all fomite components, including the respite and aeromechanics, peculiarly synchronized. Its unfeigned functioning likely is particularly apparent on racing circuits: It makes it stave the Nürburgring-Nordschleife in 7:27 proceedings. With its geartrain intentional for the circuit, the Porsche 9-11 GT3 RS 4.0, uncommitted solely with a six-speed sports transmittance, reaches the 200 km/h (124 mph) cross in nether 12 seconds.

The Porsche 9-11 GT3 RS 4.0’s striking drive kinetics are the yield of meticulously co-ordinated details. In increase to exploitation the hanging components typically encountered in drive racing, slant simplification is likewise of sovereign grandness. Equipt as stock with jackanapes components such as pail seating, cowling and battlefront wings made of c character, fictile bottom windows and weight-optimised carpets, the roadster’s ready-for-road weighting is a simple 1,360 kilograms with a wide-cut tankful of fire. At 2.72 kg/hp, the Porsche 9-11 GT3 RS 4.0’s power-to-weight proportion thereby dips under the charming limen of leash kilograms per hp.

2012 Porsche 911 Gt3 Rs 40

2012 Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0

The special 9-11 version is multicolor tweed as measure and emphasises its propinquity to centrifugal racing by its dynamical show. Brandmark characteristics are the all-embracing racecourse, the low fomite office, the gravid bottom offstage with altered position plates, the distinctive exchange match tailpipe and the aerodynamically optimised torso. The sidelong movement air deviation vanes, socalled flics, devising their introduction on a yield Porsche, show to the sleek preciseness technology. They make increased downforce on the presence axle and conjointly the steeply fain backside annex convey the fomite into flowing equipoise.

The nearly hefty course aspirated locomotive of all the 911s The Porsche 9-11 GT3 RS 4.0’s six-cylinder, course aspirated locomotive saw the ignitor of day nether the charge of the Porsche technologist squad, besides responsible racer growing. The four-litre locomotive offers motorsport engineering to its inmost centre. The matt locomotive’s crankshaft has been upraised unaltered from the 9-11 GT3 RSR racer’s six-cylinder locomotive and the bad pistons’ connecting rods are crafted from ti. Rightful to the highrevving construct, the locomotive is intentional with a short-stroke; with a calibre of 102.7 mm apiece cylinder’s separatrix is 80.4 mm, thence ensuring a densification proportion of 12.6:1. The four-litre supplanting sports locomotive, the biggest always sports locomotive in a yield 9-11, is Porsche’s almost muscular course aspirated locomotive with 125 hp/l (92 kW). It achieves its maximal mightiness of 368 kW (500 hp) at 8,250 revs per arcminute. The uttermost rpm is 8,500.

The locomotive delivers its uttermost torsion of 460 N metres at 5,750 rpm. The new Porsche 9-11 GT3 RS 4.0 is likewise fitted as criterion with a variation clit in the figurehead essence comfort. Urgent this push increases the torsion in mid-range locomotive speeds by capable 35 Nm. But the utmost torsion stiff unaltered. The addition in torsion is achieved by additionally reduction the expel backrest force in the sports exhaust and the associated advance in the gas wheel.

The six-cylinder locomotive is strictly optimised for inflexible lightsomeness and mellow revving. This includes the use of a single-mass flywheel that makes the locomotive rev quicker, therefore exploiting an extra speedup possible. This single-mass flywheel offers a slant vantage of terminated octet kilograms compared with the 9-11 GT3’s dual-mass flywheel. Former crucial features are the dry-sump lubrication with outside locomotive oil source, the peculiarly highly-developed VarioCam valve ascendence on the recess and issue camshafts with modest and gamey rpm-resistant bucketful tappets, a varying inspiration scheme with two tuning flap and a rock-bottom dorsum press sports exhaust.

Motor racing air filter in the carbon housing

The Porsche 9-11 GT3 RS 4.0’s consumption scheme is characterised by the curt multiply with its heavy cross-sectional and conic geometry and the especial air percolate trapping made of specially whippersnapper c coat finishing. The air percolate originates from the 911 GT3 R Hybrid racer and is an all-new growth with more a one-tenth step-down in inlet impedance. This is achieved by big twin-flow inlets, the sleek effluence to the volume airflow detector and the use of two filtrate cartridges derived from the motorsport man. These somewhat conically molded percolate cartridges let a gravid filtrate arena and a slenderize strain theme that offers piddling underground to airflow.

The discharge gases loss the six-cylinder locomotive done fan-type tucker pipes, catalytic converters and rock-bottom rachis insistency silencers, so well complying with the Euro 5 emanation restrain values.

2012 Porsche 911 Gt3 Rs 40

This locomotive was primitively based on the index whole of the successful Porsche GT1 racer that won the 1988 Le Mans raceway. This locomotive was polished terminated various generations of 911 GT3 and in the 9-11 GT3 RS 4.0 represents the ultimate growing for a Porsche 9-11 operation fomite with course aspirated locomotive and route use certify.

Power transmission rigorously optimised for driving dynamics

The Porsche 9-11 GT3 RS 4.0 is alone uncommitted with a six-speed manual transmitting optimised to attain myopic gat jaunt, low slant and high-pitched efficiency. To heighten functioning, gears one to cinque birth an roughly xi percentage lour paraphernalia proportion congenator to the 9-11 GT3. This makes for a favorable exponent pick-up astern the appurtenance alter, thereby tapping into an extra possible source of speedup. This is too catered for by a strengthened grip pressing home. The paraphernalia proportion of the 6th cogwheel is besides rock-bottom by pentad percentage congenator to the GT3. This geartrain advisedly sacrifices a higher top velocity in prefer of increased execution on the circuit.

The Porsche 9-11 GT3 RS 4.0’s locomotive is complemented by an asymmetrical impression mechanical bottom derivative engage. The lockup values are 28 percentage in grip and 40 percentage in actuation, oblation both mellow grip on ever-changing route surfaces likewise as exact manipulation in corners when push the impulsive kinetics boundaries, peculiarly nether ever-changing piles.

2012 Porsche 911 Gt3 Rs 40

Precise motor racing standard chassis

As a sports car that is uncompromisingly intentional with drive kinetics in brain, the Porsche 9-11 GT3 RS 4.0 features a frame specifically tuned for execution. The new high-pitched functioning sports car is fitted as banner with the Porsche Combat-ready Hanging Direction (PASM), a sportily tuned form of the Porsche Stableness Direction (PSM) organization that can be deactivated in two stages, also as dynamical locomotive mounts.

To heighten functioning, the new Porsche 9-11 GT3 RS 4.0 features an particularly lightness and sportily accurate flesh. All wheel-bearing components are made from jackanapes aluminum. An extra angle vantage is generated by the increased curlicue lurch, strawman axle bound context besides as the use of extra springs – alleged “supporter springs” – on the bottom axle. They are situated towards the bum of the leap constituent, thusly enabling the use of a brusk and sparkle chief bound. Concurrently, they check the initial tautness of the primary saltation in a amply backlash land. This invention is wide encountered in centrifugal athletics and is employed altogether 9-11 GT racing cars.

Glower wishbones, tie rods and the tie bar connections on the torso and the springiness cock on the cycle newsboy are fitted with ballock joints. They whirl flush greater preciseness than pattern elastokinematic bearings. With the new 9-11 GT3 RS 4.0, as with all 9-11 GT models, in increase to the raceway it is potential to custom-make the stabilisers also as the saltation scheme, including fomite stature, to attain the craved manipulation characteristics on racing circuits.

Wide sports tyres on wheels with central locking

To addition constancy, not sole has the arse axle racecourse breadth on the new 9-11 GT3 RS 4.0 been intentional to be peculiarly full, the like applies to the figurehead axle also. The bene fits: Eventide more spry steerage behavior and tied quicker cornering speeds. The Porsche 9-11 GT3 RS 4.0 is fitted with wheels with exchange lockup and peculiarly gamy sidelong attachment tyres for flush meliorate circuit operation. Nine-spot edge wheels with 245/35 ZR 19 sizing sports tyres are fitted on the strawman axle. The back axle is fitted with xii edge wheels functional on 325/30 ZR 19 tyres for eminent grip and thwartwise forcefulness potentiality. The pressure altogether foursome tyres is permanently monitored by the tire press monitoring organisation (TPMS) fitted as touchstone.

The PSM’s custom-made tuning besides satisfies tied super clean drivers’ manipulation requirements. Its freelancer mastery algorithm that can be entirely deactivated in two stages, was peculiarly highly-developed for flashy use on racing circuits.

The dynamical locomotive mounts fitted as measure besides add to the victor impulsive kinetics. Contingent the drive position, the mounts vary their rigorousness and damping, ensuring that the locomotive is clamped near stiffly to the soundbox when existence compulsive with a rattling active impulsive stylus.

High-performance brake system with optional ceramic disc brakes

The GT3 RS 4.0’s high-performance brakes comprises six-piston al rigid calliper brakes at the battlefront and four-piston al set calliper brakes at the behind. All bracken calipers are multi-colored red. To slenderize weighting, all 4 complex record bracken hubs are made of aluminum. The record bracken diam on the strawman axle is 380 millimetres and 350 millimetres on the back axle. The discs are internally ventilated and pierced. The PCCB brakes is useable as an choice; the ceramic record brakes are of the like diam. To see braking superpower below eminent stresses, in add-on to intensifier bracken breathing on the figurehead axle the Porsche 9-11 GT3 RS 4.0 likewise features bracken respiration on the bottom axle. This involves especial bracken air ducts fitted laterally on the underbelly guiding chilling air to the bum brakes.

Too uncommitted as an pick are the pneumatic lifting arrangement for the breast axle, which enables the front-end of the car to be upraised by around 30 mm likewise as a 90 liter capability long-range tankful.

Further optimised aerodynamics generate additional downforce

The new 9-11 GT3 RS 4.0’s centrifugal racing influences are clear manifest from the consistence, which boasts two authoritative characteristics: It is especially spark and is aerodynamically peculiarly advanced.

The Porsche 9-11 GT3 RS 4.0’s ready-for-road angle is 1,360 kilograms. That equates to a dry burden of roughly 1,280 kilograms. That way that the new route racer is solitary around 80 kilograms heavier than a GT3 racer. The tight slant diminution can be seen in legion details. As with all 9-11 sports cars, all-embracing use is made of aluminum, both the Porsche 9-11 GT3 RS 4.0’s presence wings are made of c fiber as is the hood. Both the ass windowpane and arse slope windows are made of whippersnapper polycarbonate. The arse kernel venire adjoining the backside windowpane is made of ice fibre-reinforced poly urethane and the bottom lid of crank fibre-reinforced pliant (GRP). Both driver and presence behind rider are accommodated in especially whippersnapper pail seating; the flooring is clothed with burthen optimised carpets.

An extra burthen decrease alternative is the lithium-ion engineering fledgling bombardment, which Porsche is the commencement carmaker to offering. Advisement less than six kilograms, the accumulator is more ten kilograms igniter than a ceremonious 60 Ah leading shelling. The lithium-ion bombardment is delivered with the fomite and can be substituted for the ceremonious, stock freshman bombardment. By delivering both batteries the fomite is set for use passim the class because although the jackanapes shelling is real serviceable for workaday use, its start power – because of its particular characteristics – is express at extraneous temperatures downstairs cypher degrees Celsius.

First production Porsche with front air deflection vanes

The Porsche 9-11 GT3 RS 4.0’s centrifugal racing hang is straightaway placeable from its flowing innovation. The 9-11 GT3 RS 4.0 is the beginning Porsche yield sports car to have alleged flics, or air deflexion vanes, mounted unofficially of the figurehead forestage. In footing of their canonic role they can be traced to centrifugal racing, are aerodynamically extremely efficacious and addition downforce on the figurehead axle. The heavy frozen back annexe is a traditional sport of the 9-11 GT3 RS models and provides downforce on the behind axle. In the cause of the new 9-11 GT3 RS 4.0 it is multi-coloured in the like colouring as the car and features extra face plates that render sleek recompense for the forepart flics. As a answer, at top velocity, sleek forces maintain an extra 190 kilograms push the Porsche 9-11 GT3 RS 4.0 onto the route. As a resolution, the 9-11 GT3 RS 4.0 offers yet higher speedup potency for level higher cornering hurrying on racing circuits.

The forepart of the Porsche 9-11 GT3 RS 4.0 continues to be outlined by the Bi-Xenon headlights fitted as touchstone, LED engineering day run and post lights, the big air inlets and extra air release onward of the trunk lid. The primal, slimly jutting chilling air consumption in GT metal eloquent is specially prominent. Its slim wedge enhances sleek efficiency and, collectively the merged chilling airway and expel air porta forrader of the trunk lid, promotes sleek downforce on the breast axle. This consequence is aided by the sheer contours of the nigrify polyurethan battlefront looter lip.

Early feature features are the air recess and issue grilles multi-colored in a ti semblance and the widely-protruding outside chilling air inlets. With the new Porsche 9-11 GT3 RS 4.0 the sizing of the air inlets and fomite’s breadth are boost emphatic by a falcate ornamental striptease in GT metal smooth-spoken round the face air inlets and strawman lights. This is complemented by a ornamental funnies in GT metal fluent linear centrally about the stallion fomite cutting in red, first with the Porsche badge on the trunk lid and conclusion on the red “RS 4.0” manakin inscription on the backside lid.

Light and high-quality interior equipment

The drive racing oriented internal equipment with red Alcantara highlights is altogether in guardianship with the new 9-11 GT3 RS 4.0’s intended function. E.g., whippersnapper threshold panels with traditional doorway gap straps, a specifically GT3 SportDesign wheel with red centrally positioned markings and diverse c elements are exploited. E.g., the doorway incoming guards are made with a c cultivation. The Clubsport parcel comprising roll-over bar, asphyxiator, six-point racing rein and flameproof bottom covers is fitted as received.

In coincidence with the Clubsport bundle the whippersnapper c fiber pail seating are clothed in nigrify leather and, contingent spec, a bum center subdivision in red or inkiness Alcantara. The “RS 4.0” inscription is embroidered on the headrests. Both sports bucketful seating with foldaway dorsum ease and adaptative sports seating are usable as an choice on the Porsche 9-11 GT3 RS 4.0 at no spare be. These optional seating sport pectus airbags placed in the behind bolsters.

2012 Porsche 911 Gt3 Rs 40

Over-the-counter undivided details of the new Porsche 9-11 GT3 RS 4.0 are c goal threshold launching guards with the inscription “RS 4.0”. This inscription is likewise to be establish on the rev rejoinder in the instrumentate flock, on the behind flooring carpeting and on the ornamental molding on the splasher supra the mitt compartment. The badge proclaiming the special variation condition is positioned on the mitt compartment lid. The cup bearer has been thrown-away on the cause of angle. To optimize the weighting yet foster the RS 4.0 can too be arranged without air-conditioning and wireless. The midland equipment and the sound arrangement on fling are attractive options such as e.g. leather/Alcantara upholstery in nigrify, sail restraint, Audio Packet Summation, Porsche Communicating Direction (PCM) with piloting organisation, phone faculty and cosmopolitan sound port.

Specifications of the Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0

2012 Porsche 911 Gt3 Rs 40
  • Translation: 3,996 cc
  • Caliber: 102.7 mm
  • Shot: 80.4 mm
  • Densification Proportion: 12.6:1
  • Locomotive Exponent: 368 kW (500 hp) at 8,250 rpm
  • Max. Torsion: 460 Nm at 5,750 rpm
  • Mightiness Outturn per Liter: 92 kW/l (125 HP/liter)
  • Utmost Revs: 8,500 rpm
  • Fire Eccentric: Agiotage Asset
  • Dimensions
  • Duration 4,460 mm
  • Breadth 1,852 mm
  • Stature 1,280 mm
  • Wheelbase 2,355 mm
  • Running widths Battlefront 1,509 mm
  • Backside 1,554 mm
  • Trunk intensity: 105 litres
  • Fire tankful capability: 67 litres (90 litres as an pick)
  • Unladen angle DIN: 1,360 kg
  • Allowable glaring weighting: 1,680 kg
  • Execution
  • Top amphetamine: 310 km/h (193 mph)
  • 0-100 km/h (0 – 62 mph): 3.9 s
  • 0-160 km/h (99 mph): 7.9 s
  • 0-200 km/h (124 mph): 11.9 s
  • 0-1000 metres (3,280 ft): 21.2 s
  • Fire Usance (NEDC)
  • Urban: 20.4 litres
  • Redundant urban: 9.9 litres
  • Combined: 13.8 litres
  • CO2 Emissions: 326 g/km
  • Expelling Class: Euro 5
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