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Porsche Nerds Unite: Harris and Preuninger Discuss the Generations of the GT3

Fellow Porsche nerds, this is a must-see: Top Gear’s Chris Harris chats with Andreas Preuninger about every generation of the Porsche GT3, with a light introduction of the new one at around the 28:20 mark.

By Winding Road Staff | November 25, 2020
BMW Debuts The New M4 GT3 And… We Dig The Front End?

Ever since the front-end of the new G82 M4 was leaked earlier this year, automotive enthusiasts have taken to social media to express their disgust over its buck-toothed, inflamed kidney, Sea Lamprey-lookin’ front grille in droves. Hot take comin’ at you: we think the front grille looks much better in race car form. Well, maybe this isn’t that hot of a take; all aspects of car exteriors always look better in race form.

By Peter Nelson | August 21, 2020
Why Making A Street-Driven 991.1 Porsche GT3 More Cup Car-Like Is A Solid Decision

The GT3 is the closest one can get to a loud, stiff, purpose-built 911 GT3 Cup Car without having to put on a helmet, slither into a roll cage, and snap a 6-point harness together. Or is it? What if one wanted to go a tad further and build something even closer to a Cup Car, to see how much they could tolerate before it became too much to bear for street driving?

By Peter Nelson | November 13, 2019
Celebrating 20 years Of The Porsche 911 GT3

The unveiling of the first Porsche 911 GT3 in March 1999 at the Geneva Motor Show signaled the start of a new era for discerning sports car drivers.

By Guest Contributor | August 15, 2019
POV Video: Porsche 991.2 GT3 Manual Street Drive

In this video, Tedward does a POV street drive in a 991.2 Porsche GT3. We recommend listening with headphones if you can.

By Winding Road Staff | September 04, 2018
WRR TV: One Lap, Three Close Calls

This video shows the opening lap of a Porsche Club race at Road America. Team WR driver Tom Martin had some extra adventure in T5, T11A and T13. He reports “just driving the car is exciting enough, so the bonus thrills were completely unnecessary. But thanks anyway.”

By Winding Road Staff | September 10, 2015
WRR First Laps: Horsepower Matters at Road America

This week we’re onboard with Team Winding Road Racing driver Tom Martin III in Winding Road Racing’s 2006 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car for the Group 10 / Modern GT race at the HAWK International Challenge at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. As you’ll see in the clip, Road America is an interesting track when you’re faster in the corners and slower on the straights.

By Winding Road Staff | August 19, 2015
BMW Reveals M6 GT3 Race Car, Replaces Z4 GT3 for 2016 Season

The Z4 GT3 has enjoyed a fairly successful racing career since its debut in 2010, but it appears that BMW Motorsport is not content to rest on its laurels. Accordingly, the Z4 GT3 will bow out after the 2015 season to make way for the new M6 GT3, which will use a race spec version of the road-going M6’s 560 horsepower, 4.4-liter twin turbocharged V8, and will be available for customer teams to order next year.

By Bradley Iger | October 08, 2014
Rumor: 2015 Porsche 911 GT3 RS Revealed in Patent Photos

Porsche has been taking its time developing the hardcore version of the already potent 991 generation 911 GT3, which is understandable given the latest GT3’s inclination to spontaneously combust. Some lightly camouflaged GT3 RS test mules were spotted testing in Nürburg earlier this year, but these photographs, used for patent filing and discovered by CAR, now show us the new GT3 RS in full form.

By Bradley Iger | August 01, 2014
Rumors: Model News—Audi Working On A Hardcore TT Model

A new report out on Autocar is shedding light on some terrific news for the Audi faithful—the company is reportedly working on a lightweight, hardcore version of its TT sportscar, akin to the pared-down GT3 variant of the Porsche 911.

By Doran Dal Pra | November 23, 2012
Photo Shoot: 2010 Porsche 911 GT3

If you peruse the back issues of Winding Road as frequently as we do, then you’ll probably be familiar with our last supercar issue (hint, it’s Issue 63). During that exceptionally fun month of driving and writing, we tested the then-new Ferrari 458 Italia, the Ariel Atom V-8, the Aston Martin Rapide, and a pair of very cool Porsche 911s.

By Brandon Turkus | May 22, 2012
First Look: 2012 Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0

Just when you thought there was already a Porsche 911 for every occasion, the fine folks from Stuttgart drop a 4.0-liter, dry-sump, 500-horsepower monster into the shapely rear-end of the already awesome GT3 RS, creating the 911 GT3 RS 4.0. Thanks to the race-derived flat-six, the 4.0 can scoot to 60 in 3.8 seconds, and will hit 124 miles per hour in under 12 seconds. As God intended, this 911 is only available with a six-speed manual.

By Brandon Turkus | April 28, 2011

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