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04 Mar 2015 16:33:06 IST

Though based largely on the 911 GT3, the GT3 RS makes use of an uprated 4.0-litre straight six engine that develops 500PS of power and 460Nm of torque – 25PS and 20Nm more than the 3.8-litre unit powering the GT3. From standstill, 100kmph comes up in 3.3 seconds and 200kmph, in 10.9s. The GT3 RS' engine is the largest and most powerful engine on any production Porsche currently.

Though Porsche hasn't given out an exact figure, the company claims that the 911 GT3 RS has lapped Nürburgring's Nordschleife in under seven minutes and twenty seconds, which is at least five seconds quicker than the GT3 (7:25.0) and significantly quicker than the Carrera GT (7:28.0) and the 911 GT2 (7:32.0).

Scroll down to see how all of this power and speed is packaged by Porsche.

Autodesk VRED Professional 2014 SR1-SP7Despite incorporating as much motorsport technology as is possible in a street-legal 911, the GT3 RS remains suitable for everyday driving, according to Porsche

The 911 GT3 RS is powered by a 4.0-litre six-cylinder engine with 500 hp of power and 460 Newton metres of torqueThe 911 GT3 RS is powered by a 4.0-litre six-cylinder engine with 500PS of power and 460Nm of torque

The RS has set a lap time around the 14 mile Nürburgring Nordschleife of 7 min 20 secsThe GT3 RS has set a lap time of 7 minutes and 20 seconds around the 22.5km Nürburgring Nordschleife 

The interior design of the 911 GT3 RS with Alcantara elements is based on the current 911 GT3 with sports seats, which are now based on the carbonfibre 'bucket' seats of the 918 Spyder super sports car.The interior design of the 911 GT3 RS is infused with Alcantara elements, just like the current 911 GT3. The carbon-fibre bucket seats are inspired from the 918 Spyder

The chassis of the 911 GT3 RS has been tuned for maximum driving dynamics and precision.The chassis of the 911 GT3 RS has been tuned for maximum driving dynamics and precision

The 911 GT3 RS features the widest tyres of any 911 model as standard which helps in even more agile turn-in characteristics and even higher cornering speeds.The 911 GT3 RS gets wider tyres than any 911 model

GT3 RS gets a large rear wing, reinforcing its dominant look.Large wing dominates the GT3 RS' rear

For more stories from the Geneva Motor Show 2015, click here.

2015 Geneva Motor Show: Porsche 911 GT3 RS

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Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 1.38 Crore
Displacement
3996cc
Transmission
Automatic
Max Power(ps)
500
Max Torque(Nm)
460
Mileage
8 Kmpl

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