992 Porsche 911 GT3 RS is the fastest NA production car to lap the Nürburgring track – 6:49.328 minutes

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Following its debut respective weeks agone successful August this year, the all-new 992-generation Porsche 911 GT3 RS has present managed to thigh the Nürburgring Nordschleife successful 6:49.328 minutes, 10.6 seconds faster than the current 911 GT3 (6:59.927 minutes).

The recorded clip was validated by an authoritative contiguous during the grounds attempt, which was acceptable connected the longer, 20.8-km mentation of the famed track. According to Porsche, connected the shorter 20.6-km thigh that forgoes the abbreviated crook 13 straight, the 911 GT3 RS managed a clip of 6:44.848 minutes.

The German carmaker added that the 911 GT3 RS utilized for the grounds attempt, which was driven by marque ambassador Jörg Bergmeister, featured the Weissach bundle that adds connected plentifulness of carbon-fibre parts to trim the vehicle’s value and different driving-related improvements. It besides had Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres fitted – these are optionally disposable to customers who acquisition the car.

“We mislaid a small downforce owed to the strong, sometimes gusting wind, but I’m inactive precise blessed with the lap. In the accelerated sections successful particular, the 911 GT3 RS is successful a league of its own. Here it’s connected a level usually reserved for top-class racing cars. The car is besides mounting caller standards successful braking. Fast laps connected the Nordschleife are simply truthful overmuch amusive successful this car,” said Bergmeister.

“Today, the 911 GT3 RS delivered what it had already promised astatine archetypal glimpse – implicit excellence connected the racetrack. Considering the acold from perfect conditions, with a beardown headwind connected the agelong consecutive of the Döttinger Höhe and chill asphalt temperatures, we are satisfied with this time. The 911 GT3 RS is mounting caller standards for aerodynamics and the chassis. Never earlier has a roadworthy car embodied truthful overmuch motorsport,” commented Andreas Preuninger, manager of Porsche’s GT cars

With this achievement, the latest 911 GT3 RS is officially the fastest people aspirated accumulation car to thigh the Nürburgring, though it isn’t the fastest overall. The Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series is faster inactive with a clip of 6:48.047 minutes connected the longer mentation of way (6:43.616 minutes connected the shorter lap).

However, support successful caput that the AMG GT Black Series packs a twin-turbo 4.0 litre V8 that makes 730 PS (720 hp) and 800 Nm. The 911 GT3 RS’ 4.0 litre NA flat-six makes considerably little powerfulness astatine 525 PS (518 hp) and 465 Nm, but inactive manages to beryllium conscionable implicit 1.2 seconds slower astir the Green Hell.

With thing turbocharged, Porsche wins the battle, arsenic backmost successful June past year, a 991-generation 911 GT2 RS with the Manthey Performance Kit managed a clip of 6:43.3 minutes (6:38.835 minutes connected the shorter course).

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