Porsche 911 R Becomes Official At Geneva Motor Show 2016

Posted: Mar 1 2016, 5:11am CST | by , in News | Cars & Vehicles


Porsche 911 R Becomes Official at Geneva Motor Show 2016

The new Porsche 911 R has been officially unveiled after leaking yesterday.

The Porsche 911 R, R stands fro Racing, is official. Porsche unveiled the new 911 at the Geneva Motor Show 2016 in Switzerland. Yesterday images of the Porsche 911 R leaked ahead of the official unveiling.

The Porsche 911 R is a purist driving machine with a 368 kW (500 hp, 13.3 l/100 km) engine. The appearance of the Porsche 911 R is sporty and German car maker trimmed the weight down to 1,370 kilograms.

This makes the 911 R the lightest model in the current 911 range. Responsible for this is the advanced lightweight design with numerous carbon parts, magnesium roof and weight savings in the equipment.

Combined with the exclusive use of six-speed manual transmission, the engine from motorsport delivers thrust in every conceivable situation.3.8 seconds, the 911 R breaks through the 100 km/h barrier, achieving a top speed of 323 km/h.

In terms of driving dynamics, the 911 R with rear-axle steering, rear differential lock and PCCB ceramic brakes offers the best 911 equipment available. From the exterior, the 911 R gives a somewhat reserved impression. Characteristic details such as the rear body and nose familiar from the 911 GT3 as well as a special color styling distinguish the high-performance sports car from a 911 Carrera. The product run of the 911 R is limited: only 991 models will be coming onto the road.

Watch the Porsche 911 R video below to get your Porsche fan heart pumping.

Porsche will only make 991 Porsche 911 R. Price is about 190,000 Euro.

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