The next Porsche 911 GT3 may be purchased with manual shifting
The next generation Porsche 911 GT3 will receive a manual transmission. There are very good news for the fans of the brand since the current model is available only with the change PDK, a decision that left them cold to the most purists. From Porsche it is clarified that the following model will allow to decide the client if you choose an automatic or manual transmission.
The automatic transmission PDK double clutch and seven relations, is probably the best. In fact, despite representing an extra burden on the sporty, it offers better results in track one with a manual transmission that performs the gear changes noticeably faster.
however, the transmission PDK robs us of the fantastic sense of meshing gears by ourselves, and this is something that customers are more classics have been missed. Porsche knows that this clientele is very important to him, so he wants to rectify his mistake in the next generation of the Porsche 911 GT3.
The client will have the option to choose automatic or manual transmission
” The GT3 is full of systems that have meaning in the track, but for the purists, there may be something lost “, stated Andreas Preuninger, head of the GT program from Porsche, to Car and Driver magazine. “Is our long-term goal the client chooses between the two approaches., ” he added finally Preuninger.
But it really will not need to wait so long. In response to the requests of the clients more traditional, the manufacturer is preparing a limited edition called the Porsche 911 R will mount the engine in the GT3 is associated with a manual change and of lighter weight.
In regards to the manual transmission, is rumored to be a classic six relationships in place of the seven-speed is offered in the models based on the 911 Carrera.