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What is the 911 R?

What is the 911 R?

A true sleeper design-wise, the 911 R is based on the 991-gen 911 GT3 RS in that it shares the same body and most exterior features. But unlike the GT3 RS, the 911 R features a simpler Carrera-style rear end that’s devoid of the massive rear wing.

What engine does a 911 R have?

The engine is the glorious 4-litre, naturally aspirated flat-six, lifted straight from the 991 GT3 RS. The gearbox, however, is new and is arguably the R’s single biggest selling point. It is a six-speed manual that uses the casing from the RS’s PDK (and the Carrera’s seven-speed manual) but with new internals.

How much is a Porsche 911 R?

At a base MSRP of $143,600, it was less expensive too, trading exclusivity for (theoretically) unlimited production, while simultaneously tamping down 911 R values a bit. An homage to Porsche’s 1968 911 R, green stripes extend from the carbon-fiber hood and over the magnesium roof.

When did the 911 R come out?

It was built as a tribute to the 911 R family that started in 1967. The recipe for any race-car was a lightweight construction a great engine and incredible fast-cornering abilities.

How many Porsche 911R were made?

Specifications. Porsche and car enthusiasts alike will remember the legendary 1967 911R, the fastest and lightest 911 that Porsche had developed at the time. Only 23 were built and exclusively used in motorsport.

Why is 911 R special?

The reason you buy a 911 R: the six-speed manual gearbox. Shifts are quick, short, and an absolute delight. Dash is standard, driver-focused 911 fare, and offers limited customisation compared to the other models.

What is special about the 911 R?

The 911 R’s Magnificent Engine With its 8,500 rpm redline, the engine sounds were nothing short of sensational. Gone was the 7-speed PDK dual-clutch gearbox, fitted to the GT3 cars. Instead, the 911 R came fitted with a specially developed short six-speed manual transmission to provide optimum driver satisfaction.

Why are Porsche 911 R so expensive?

Distinctive graphics, the special interior, production limited to just 991 units, and the fabled “R” badge made the car irresistible even to the most logical and calculating Porsche enthusiasts. Priced at over $185,000, it still sold out instantly, with first dibs going to 918 Spyder owners.

How fast is the Porsche 911 R?

186 mph
Top Speed: 186 mph (Est.)

Are Porsches overpriced?

Porsches are expensive because of the cost it takes to produce a car with excellent performance and handling. They invest a lot of money in their R&D and materials to produce cars that set the standard for sports cars everywhere. Since their materials are complex, many aspects of the car are handmade.

What is Porsche’s fastest car?

Porsche 918 Spyder
1. Porsche 918 Spyder. We’ve made it to the number 1 car on the fastest car list; the fastest street-legal vehicle available for your enjoyment is the Porsche 918 Spyder.

Is Maserati better than Porsche?

Performance: The new Maserati Quattroporte generates much more power than the Porsche Panamera. Both are powered by versions of a 3.0L turbocharged V6, but the Maserati model generates 424 hp and 428 lb-ft of torque as compared with 330 hp and 331 lb-ft of torque from the Porsche model.

Is Porsche high maintenance?

Among luxury brands (excluding exotics), Porsche is the most expensive luxury vehicle brand to maintain. Although Porsches may not need repair as often as BMWs, at $400 for an oil and filter change, it doesn’t take long for Porsche maintenance costs to add up quickly.

What is the slowest Porsche?

The Ferdinand GT3 RS, aka the world’s slowest Porsche, has no engine so it’s quite the Fred Flintstone-style emission record breaker.

What is the fastest 0 60 car?

Koenigsegg Gemera – 1.9 seconds The Koenigsegg Gemera is the world’s quickest production car that hits the 0-60 mph mark within 1.9 seconds. It’s the very first four-seater by Koenigsegg and the world’s first Mega-GT that weighs 4,079 pounds.

Which Maserati has a Ferrari engine?

The Ghibli is powered by a 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged V6 engine, built by Ferrari to deliver inspired performance in a luxury-sport sedan with: Limited-slip differential. Drive Modes: Normal, Sport, Off Road and I.C.E.

Which is faster Lamborghini or Maserati?

Performance. As you might imagine, the more powerful engine in the Lamborghini leaves the Maserati in the dust. The Huracan takes 3.4 seconds from 0 to 60 mph, and reaches a top speed of 199 mph. The Gran Turismo trails behind, requiring 4.7 seconds to reach 60 mph, and topping out at 185 mph.

Why are Porsches so unreliable?

Another reason why Porsche may have been considered unreliable is how much the owner has to pay in repair costs. Porsche cars are made with expensive, high quality materials that can be difficult to source and repair. This can bump up repair costs and have a negative impact on their dependability rating.

How long do Porsche engines last?

They are built to perform, yes, but they are built to perform for many years. Porsche 911 engine mileage can be rated at 100,000 miles and 10 years. Like any vehicle, Porsche 911s last longer with proper and routine maintenance and care. Most Porsche vehicles will last you up to the 150,000-mile marker and beyond.

Why is the Porsche 930 called the Widowmaker?

This is why it became known as the Widowmaker, a tongue-in-cheek reference to the large number of fatal crashes suffered by the Luftwaffe’s F-104G Starfighter pilots around this time. A total of over 21,000 911 Turbos left the Zuffenhausen works before G-Series 911 production was switched to the 964 model in 1989.

What is the story behind the Porsche 911R?

This is the story of the 911R. Back in the late 1960s, Porsche wanted to join other European manufacturers in racing. Porsche’s intention was to take a 911, make it racier, and stick it onto unsuspecting Ferrari race car drivers. Although there was one special caveat regarding the GT class specifically, they had to homologate the race cars.

How do I apply with 911rrp?

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What makes the 2016 Porsche 911R so special?

Well, as was stated previously, the 2016 car’s goal was to emulate the purity of the first 911R and create nothing more than a complete driving experience. Combining their best road engine, manual tranny, light weight, and gorgeous interior, the 911R was in a league of its own judging based on a classic driving experience.

Is there an age limit to become a member of 911rrp?

All of our Head Administrators and Community Administrators, have years of experience individually spent in roleplaying communities. 911RRP was created by a group of friends who enjoy realism when it comes to roleplay. With that being said, we do have an age limit of 16+ to become a member of the community and submit an application.

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