The Porsche 911 GT3 RSR (type 997) is in compliance with the 2006 Le Mans GT2 regulations of the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (A. C. O.) as well as the regulations of the international automobile assembly FIA for Series Grand Touring Cars, thus enabling the participation in various racing series.
The new design adopts the meanwhile typical face of the 997 series. Due to body work optimizations, the Porsche 911 GT3 RSR (type 997) dispose of improved aerodynamics and a 10 percent increased stiffness. At the same time, the centre of gravity has been lowered significantly. Wider rear fenders and a wider rear track for rear wheels up to 14 inches enhance the performance capabilities of this new racing car and make it competitive against rivals like Ferrari, Panoz and Spyker. The 3,8 litre engine produces 485 hp at a maximum torque of 435 Nm.
Additionally, the new RSR convinces through re-designed, service- and driver-friendly electronics.
Performance and reliability remain the outstanding characteristics of the 911 GT3 RSR, which was built also and especially for the insertion in long-distance racing, e. g. at the famous Le Mans 24 Hours.