The Porsche 911 R, naturally aspirated engine with 500 horsepower, six-speed manual gearbox and weight of 1,370 kilograms lightened, will be available from May with a final price of 217,469 euros.
Porsche has done it again, present a high performance car Obliterate any concept or super sports competition in a large living as is Geneva. The fault ble, the new 911 R (R for Racing a sports bestial that brings the essence of Porsche old school : high spin rear engine, manual gearbox and lightweight body.
Let\’s start with the first. With the specter of turbocharging still flying over the latest generation of Nueveonce , the BOXER 911 R engine comes from the 911 GT3 RS , ie atmospheric six cylinder four liters. This engine competition develops 500 hp at 8,250 rpm and has 460 Nm of torque at 6,250 rpm regime, accelerating from 0 to 100 km / h in 3.8 seconds and reaching a top speed of 323 km / h .
Accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 3.8 seconds and reaches a top speed of 323 km / h
In line with the purist nature of the 911 R only available with a sports transmission and six – speed manual , whose short runs of the shifter and feel of the clutch pedal emphasize the active driving experience, the style of his brother small the Cayman GT4 os gearshifts therefore are made in the traditional way (no sign of one-automatic sequential gearbox).
The third basic pillar for the development of R 911 was to minimize its weight, which finely stays at 1,370 kilograms , 50 less than the 911 GT3 RS from which it derives. The bonnet and wings are carbon and magnesium roof. The front and rear skirts are those of the 911 GT3 . The exhaust system is made of titanium. E l rear windshield and side windows are made of lightweight plastic. To open the doors from the inside using the typical GT belts. O s and have reduced insulating elements inside and removal of the rear seats , while equipment such as air conditioning system and audio become optional .
To lighten the weight, the rear seats are removed, it is used less insulating material and the climate and radio remain as options
But as it is a vehicle approved for use on the open road, the 911 R has left something on the way do not have the huge fixed wing of the GT3 and GT3 RS , and instead opted for a spoiler retractable type of those using the 911 Carrera. In order to get a better daily use, the 911 R implements a system that push a button raises the body, 30 millimeters at the front axle, facilitating parking maneuvers.
Returning to their habitat, roads closed curves and circuits, the R 911 series has a directional rear axle specifically calibrated; the limited slip rear differential mechanical ; ceramic brakes Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake (PCCB) of 410 millimeters at the front axle and 390 in the rear; tire width 245 mm front and 305 behind on alloy wheels of 20 inches and central nut; optimized stability control Porsche Stability Management (PSM); the flywheel of a single mass (optional) and a system that performs the “double clutch effect” to improve gear changes in the reductions.
The sports steering wheel is unique GT model R and has a diameter of 360 mm
Inside, driver and passenger are seated on respective baquets made of carbon fiber , with the central part upholstered in a design called “Pepita tartan” reminiscent of the first 911 of the sixties. The sports steering wheel GT is exclusive model R and has a diameter of 360 millimeters. In the cabin also a strip of carbon in the passenger side, embeds an aluminum plate with the number corresponding to each specific unit of this limited series of 911 R.
It is ready to order 911 R, which will be available from May with a final price of217,469 euros