Many fans of the new Porsche 911 want a manual transmission back, which no longer exists in the current 911 series. The Stuttgart automaker filled the customers their desire and presented on until March 13, 2016 the current 86th Geneva Motor Show and Accessories the new Porsche 911 R. It cited the manufacturer a 911 from 1967, which, with the same name in rallies Targo Florio and also in world record rides was used. Just like this then 911 R is also the new edition to consistent lightweight design, maximum performance, and - according to words of Porsche - unfiltered driving experience. Spark brings simultaneously to the Geneva show out a suitable advertising model to 911 R, which reproduces the nuances of the model exactly.
The Porsche 911 R in Portrait
Porsche unveiled the new 911 R at the Geneva Motor Show 2016 a puristic sports car in the classic style: With a 368 kW (500 hp) four-liter boxer-aspirated engine and a six-speed sports transmission is the 911 R in the tradition of his historical model, a street-legal racing car from 1967. the built in small-series 911 R (R = Racing) was used at rallies, at the Targa Florio as well as world record attempts. The new 911 R sets as its legendary predecessor to consistent lightweight design, maximum performance and unfiltered driving experience.
Turning first to the facts of the new Porsche: 368 kW / 500 hp, naturally aspirated non-turbo, manual sport transmission with 6 gears, unloaded weight fully fueled 1,370 kilos, only 991 units limited. From model there are a few more: 3,000 represents Spark ago, but even layer in the shaft. The six-cylinder boxer with 4.0 liter engine derived from the 911 GT3 RS and develops a maximum torque of 460 Newton meters (Nm) at 6,250 rev / min. The maximum estimated Porsche with 323 kilometers per hour. The mark of 100 kilometers per hour reached the 911 R after 3.8 seconds. Under the body, so Porsche to find technology from racing: With the specially tuned, standard rear-you go.
Subtleties in the chassis
This guaranteed by the manufacturer, a particularly direct steering response and precise handling with high stability. Maximum traction is achieved by the use of a mechanical locking rear differential. For maximum delay ensures the standard Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake (PCCB). The brake discs measure 410 millimeters lush on the front axle and 390 millimeters at the rear axle. Contact with the road hold ultra high performance tires in the dimension 245 mm front and 305 millimeters at the rear. Machines have been installed on forged 20-inch lightweight alloy wheels with central locking in matt aluminum. Their replicas and the brake system has perfectly implemented the model Spark.
What's different on the body?
This is also true of the body of the model car that exactly matches in appearance and design on model 911 R. The body corresponds to at first glance of the Carrera, but the well-known from the GT3 front and rear part and the central twin tailpipes point to the birthplace of 911 R for: motorsport department in Flacht. Although the drive technology and lightweight components all of the body based on the 911 GT3 RS, but the body is facing on road use without fixed rear wing. Instead, there is the known extendable rear spoiler. The trim and the interior, the new grille in the engine and the front apron has Spark exemplary reconstructed, so that the model a must have in the display case is.
We wish you a nice weekend! Let the spring come in Porsche pace!
From 17 to 20 March 2016 the team of ck-model cars is at the Retro Classics Stuttgart. We are located at the entrance of Hall 4, Stand 4B01.