In the Paris Salon 2016 there is also space for competition vehicles. To do this has been presented to the Porsche 911 GT3 Cup, the renewal of this vehicle is only suitable for circuit. This sport will be the protagonist of several competitions brand from the season 2017. It also comes with important new developments that will improve its appearance and its dynamic behavior.
This new 911 GT3 Cup features a engine boxer six-cylinder and 4.0-liter that is more powerful than the previous one. Develops 485 HP (25 HP more before) and also will win in reliability, thanks to some new mechanical components. For example, the sum of a crankshaft more rigid or a centrifuge that achieves a better distribution of the oil. The transmission will continue to be a box sequential six-speed.
In regards to its outside appearance, we can highlight that looks a similar colour to those of the Porsche 919 hybrid LMP1 that won the 24 hours of Le Mans. It promises some aerodynamic improvements and other safety in the event of an accident. The Porsche 911 GT3 Cup benefits from tires monotuerca 18-inch with slick tyres from Michelin. Despite the changes, its weight is remains in the 1,200 kg.
The first 911 GT3 Cup came in 1998 and since then, the German brand has sold 3.031 units of this careers-client. It seems that it has a promising future and now accompanies him the small-but-thug Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport. The journey of this new model of competition will begin in 2017 in Germany and the united States. Will be available to a few pockets, as it has a price of 189.900 € without taxes.
Source – Porsche