Chassis No: WP0AC2A9XJS175995
Odometer: 230 Miles
Engine: 4.0 Litre 24-valve DOHC Boxer-6, VarioCam
Transmission: 6-Speed GT Sport Manual
Performance: 500 bhp @ 8,250 rpm / 339 lb-ft > 0-60 mph 3.8 sec / 196 mph
Interior: Black Leather Interior with Corduroy Seat Centers
“Is this a wingless Porsche 911 GT3? Technically you’re correct, but there’s more to the GT3 Touring than meets the eye. For instance, did you know the ‘Touring’ name was first used on the 2.7 Carrera RS from 1973? This is a less extreme makeover, but one that definitely tries to channel the analog 911s of a bygone era with all the latest trickery from Zuffenhausen at a stratospheric redline of 9,000 rpm”.
Losing the rear wing of the standard GT3 gives back the 911’s classic swept profile, while only being quickly recognized — met with the nod of respect — as the Touring model by those with a keen eye for Porsches.
Giving the GT3 Touring a thorough thrashing, it will keep finding ways to push harder than expected through fast sweepers, thanks to the trick rear-wheel steering and mechanical differential. It is sublime. With a redline of 9,000 RPMs, it is easy to leave Porsche’s super crisp and short throw shifter in 3rd gear, and use that huge, and hugely flexible, powerband. The GT3’s manual transmission is said to be developed and equipped extremely similar to the famous 911 R gearbox, which is a good thing.
The GT3 is Porsche’s more track-focused version of its 911 model, that you can also drive around without breaking your back. What makes the Touring package option cool is that it loses the big rear wing spoiler, gets a splash more leather on the dash, door panels, and steering wheel, has a unique mesh engine cover grill, and only comes with a 6-speed manual transmission with a dual-mass flywheel. It’s the setup for those who love moving quickly without demanding a giant wing on the back so that everyone knows you’re the Race Car Wanker. It’s the setup that doesn’t attract every single cop within a 50-mile radius.
Combining a naturally-aspirated engine with a manual transmission is a dying breed in the Porsche world, and indulging the enthusiast with this option is heaven-sent. The model also arrived as part of the 991.2 update, and almost feels like a big middle finger to all the speculative 911 R investors who were trying to make a buck off of the marketplace created by Porsche offering a wickedly perfect 6-speed manual transmission hooked up to their brilliant 4.0-liter 500 horsepower flat-6, with only 991 “R” units produced.
Powering the GT3 is Porsche’s 4.0 liter flat-six, kicking out 500 horsepower and 339 lb-ft of torque, while revving to an astounding redline of 9,000 RPM. All those revs and horsepower figures are put to the pavement via a 6-speed manual transmission with a side of Porsche’s torque vectoring system coupled to a mechanical limited slip rear differential. As far as the efficiency of the engine – and its power output – is concerned, direct fuel injection (DFI) makes a decisive contribution. It does so with millisecond precision and a pressure of up to 200 bar. For optimum mixture formation and combustion in the combustion chamber. And, relative to the engine’s high power output, it helps to achieve favorable fuel consumption and comparatively low CO2 emissions.
For a further improvement to driving dynamics, the new 911 GT3 benefits from a new chassis setup. The results: excellent pitch, roll and directional stability and extraordinary steering precision. Long-distance comfort wasn’t ignored either. Toe angle, camber and anti-roll bars can also be adjusted individually for racetrack use.
Acceleration figures are 3.8 seconds from 0-60, 7.6 seconds from 0-100, and 11.6 to scream through the quarter mile. Sure those times are all just slightly slower than the PDK equivalent GT3, but this is a purist’s car. A couple tenths mean nothing to the driver who wants to row their own gears, and knows they’re not trying to set the lap record at Laguna Seca. The Porsche GT3 Touring weighs in at a scant 3,116 pounds, but that figure is actually slightly lighter due to the carbon seats and PCCBs, giving it a respectable 6.3 pounds per horsepower.
Speedart Motorsports is pleased to announce one of its latest exhibits available for sale, finished in the exquisite Chalk enamel from Porsche’s extended color palette accentuating the sporting nature of this road racer.
The 2018 GT3 Touring was ordered by its original custodian through the Porsche Center in Pompano Beach, Florida and registered on May, 2018. The build sheet of this spectacular Porsche is comprised of the following cost options totaling a $36,780 addendum. Such a galore of extras, constitutes this GT3 as one of the highest specification examples to be offered for sale.
The odometer currently displays 230 careful miles, never raced on or off a circuit and upon commitment an over-rev report can be supplied by the local Porsche Center along a non-derogatory Carfax report.
Crucially aerodynamic body panels are treated to ultra-premium PPF (paint protection film) attesting to the fastidious care the motorcar received during its 23 months of ownership and it is free of any blemishes or imperfections both on the exterior and in the cockpit. A set of powder coated black tip exhausts was installed in lieu of the OEM chrome outlets which are supplied with the motorcar.
With the in-service date reported on May 29, 2018 the motorcar is covered by the manufacturer’s original warranty until May 29, 2022. The sale of the 2018 GT3 Touring is accompanied by all keys, owners manuals, copy of window label and additional equipment as provided by the manufacturer.
Speedart Motorsports invites all inquiries and interested parties to witness up-close and personal this future classic in our spectacular showroom located near the design district of Miami.
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