description 997.2 GT3 RS 3.8
450 hp, 317 lb ft torque – 3.8 liter horizontally opposed 6 cylinder, aluminum alloy engine block & cylinder heads, titanium connecting rods. Rear mounted engine. Dry sump lubrication system with external oil tank and oil cooler. 4 overhead camshafts, 4 valves per cylinder, “VarioCam Plus” variable inlet and exhaust valve timing. 2 stage resonance induction intake manifold. Cylinder specific knock control. Sport exhaust system with 2 titanium center tail pipes. Dynamic engine mounting.
6-speed Manual Transmission with inertia flywheel and transmission oil cooling. Limited slip differential with asymmetrical locking action – 28% on acceleration/40% on deceleration. Hydraulic clutch actuation.
Chassis and Suspension
8.5”x19” pressure cast GT3 center lock wheels, 245/35ZR19 sport tires – Front. 12”x19” pressure cast GT3 center lock wheels, 325/30ZR19 sport tires – Rear. Includes anti-theft device. TPMS – Tire Pressure Monitoring System. Puncture sealing compound and electric compressor. Power assisted steering with variable ratio. McPherson strut suspension with larger stabilizer bar – front. Multi link LSA (Light, Stable, Agile) suspension with larger stabilizer bar –rear. PASM – Porsche Active Suspension Management including 30mm lowering. Porsche Stability Management (PSM) with ASR (Anti Slip Regulation), ABD (Automatic Brake Differential) and EDTC (Engine Drag Torque Control).
Redesigned 15.0” (front) and 13.8” (rear) vented and cross-drilled rotors constructed of cast iron discs (friction area) and light weight aluminum brake chambers (hub). 6 piston monobloc red calipers – front, 4 piston monobloc red calipers – rear. ABS 8.0 – Anti Lock Braking System, brake pad wear indicators, hand operated parking brake.
2-seat Coupe with flared body, 1” front wheelhouse enlargement and 1.73” rear vehicle body enlargement. Luggage compartment lid and doors in aluminum. Front air dam with lower spoiler edge and additional air extractor vent in front of luggage compartment. Side windows with water repellant coating. Plastic rear window. Rear opening hood (plastic material) with ram-pressure collector, wing support in forged aluminum, fix carbon rear wing and sideplates. Full underbody paneling. 17.7 gallon fuel tank. Standard contrasting color on wheels, front air intake, exterior mirrors, rear wing sideplates, side stripes, and rear logotype.
Bi-Xenon™ lighting system with dynamic headlight leveling and headlight cleaning system. Welcome home function. Separate lights in front apron with LED-Indicator light and projector fog lights. LED taillights. Uniform lighting concept in white for entire interior, continuously variable.
CDR30 AM/FM/CD radio, 2 x 25 watt with 4 loudspeakers. On board computer w/ digital continuous indication of total mileage, trip mileage, time, outside temp and speed. 5 dial type gauges with yellow pointers indicating RPM’s, speed, oil pressure, oil temperature, coolant temp and fuel level, w/ titanium colored dials. Rev counter includes GT3 logo and shift-up indicator. Power windows with tip up/tip down and anti-jamming. Two speed wiper system with wiper delay control, heated washer nozzles. Remote central locking w/ luggage compartment release. Anti theft system including passenger compartment monitoring. Cruise control.
Passive Safety Equipment
Fully galvanized high strength steel body w/ front & rear deformation zones. 3 point seat belts w/ pre-tensioners and force limiters. Seat belt height adjustment. 2 stage driver/passenger airbags. Porsche Side Impact Protection System (POSIP) consisting of side impact protection elements in each door, thorax side airbags integrated in seat backrests, head airbags located in door trim. Preparation for child seat anchorage (ISOFIX) on passenger side w/ switch for airbag deactivation.
Driver and passenger sport bucket seats with manual horizontal adjustment. RS 3.8 Logo embroidered in red in headrest. 3-Spoke GT3 steering wheel with steering wheel rim in Alcantara, including yellow 12 o’clock mark and leather-covered airbag module, manual height and reach adjustment. Gear selector, hand brake grip, center armrest, and door armrest trimmed in Alcantara. Interior trim in soft-paint in black. Various interior parts in Volcano gray. Roof liner in Alcantara. Seat belts in guards red. Automatic climate control with integrated carbon filter. Door entry guards with “RS 3.8” logotype. Illuminated vanity mirror, driver and passenger.
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