Inside The Porsche 911 GT3

The Porsche 911 refers to a collection of 24 luxury sports car models, ranging from the "basic" 911 Carrera to the ultra-powerful 911 GT2 RS. "US News and World Report" magazine ranks the 911 as #1 among luxury sports cars. They cite this car's powerful engines, excellent handling and elegant interior among the prime selling points. The GT3 is a sportier, high-performance model, nestled just under the GT2 RS in the vast 911 line up. This car is available in two models, the 911 GT3 and the 911 GT3 RS, a sportier version. In general the GT3 is heavier and sturdier than many other sports cars but still keeps the excellent road-hugging handling that Porsches are known for.


What type of engine does the 2018 GT3 use?

The Porsche 911 GT3 features a 3.8L direct fuel injection flat six engine that produces a maximum 500 hp. With the GT3, you have a choice of a six-speed manual transmission or a seven-speed PDK (automatic) transmission.


What colors does the Porsche 911 come in?

The 911 GT3 is available in a rainbow of colors. These include white, black, two shades of red, yellow, blue, gray, silver and orange. You can also have your Porsche painted a custom color for an additional charge. Interior colors include black, tan, red, silver, brown and gray.


Can you tell me about the entertainment and information options?

Although driving the GT3 is enjoyable enough, there are a number of entertainment and information features on this vehicle, including a basic or premium audio system, a built-in navigation system, a WiFi hotspot, smart device integration, satellite radio, and wireless cell phone hook up.


What are few of the GT3's specs?

The GT3 measures 179.6" long, 77.9" wide and 50" high. It has a wheelbase of 96.7" and can go from zero to 60 in just 3.8 seconds with the manual transmission and 3.2 seconds with the automatic. It has reached a top track speed of 197 mph. This vehicle weighs 3,880 pounds and can safely haul 764 pounds.


Can you tell me about some of the GT3's safety features?

The GT3 features airbags and Porsche's patented side impact protection system as well as brake assist, daytime running lights, auto-leveling highlights, and traction control.

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