Please Tell Us Your City

Knowing your city will help us provide relevant content to you.

Sorry! No matching results found. Try again.Error Identifying Your Location.

Log in to CarWale

Please enter your password
Forgot password?
Please enter your registered email

Or Login with

Sign in with facebook
Sign In with google

Sign up to CarWale

Please enter your name
Please enter your mobile number
Please enter your password
Please enter your password

Top features of the Porsche 911 GT3

October 13, 2017, 03:15 PM IST by Bilal Ahmed Firfiray
Top features of the Porsche 911 GT3

Porsche India introduced the new and updated 911 GT3 in India with a price tag of Rs 2.3 crores. This does not include the plethora of add-ons and customisation features one can opt for in this GT sports car. The 991.2 GT3 is the closest that you can get to enjoying Porsche’s rich motorsport heritage. At the same time, it is not the bare-boned 911 that you can’t drive on a daily basis. Here are few of the features that set the 911 GT3 apart from the multitude variants of the 911.


The 991.2 GT3 got an engine upgrade over the 991 which used a 3.8-litre flat-six. The new engine has now been scrounged from the 911 GT3 Cup car, which is a naturally aspirated 4.0-litre six-cylinder boxer that breathes out 500bhp and an impressive 460Nm of turning force. The GT3 is the only car in the current 911 portfolio with a naturally aspirated motor. It comes with both manual and automatic transmissions.


The GT3 gets a manual transmission, which is every purist’s delight. The automatic is the famous Porsche’s double-clutch PDK (Porsche Doppelkupplung) with paddle shifters. On the other hand, the pure manual is a six-speed unit which is a whole 15kilograms lighter. The manual will take you to 100kmph in 3.9 seconds, while the automatic manages it in just 3.4. But, when it comes to the top whack, the manual tops out at 320kmph, two more than the PDK.


The 911 GT3 weighs just 1430kilograms with a full tank of fuel (15kilograms lighter with the manual). The power-to-weight ratio is of motorsport levels. The rear differential lock is mechanically controlled. Together with the rear-axle steering as standard (for the first time in GT3), the manner in which the GT3 puts down all the power to the road is phenomenal. There are adjustable damper systems and dynamic engine mounts to keep the proceedings as stable and sporty as possible.


The GT3 cabin is a strict two-seater with a host of personalisation. The steering wheel is straight out of the 918 Spyder. The Sports Seats come as standard, but one can opt for proper bucket seats made up of carbon fibre. The upholstery is pure Alcantara. The centre screen features Porsche Communication Management (PCM) that lets the driver record his lap times which he can display and analyse on the smartphones. Apart from that, Porsche configurator lets you personalize everything from the seatbelts to the dial of the analogue clock atop the dashboard.

Additional hardware

For an enhanced day-to-day usability, Porsche has provided the GT3 with an optional Pneumatic Lift system on the front axle. This lifts the front of the car by around 30mm. This can be done at speeds of up to 50kmph thus preventing damage to the flat underbody of the car on uneven road surfaces. The massive fixed rear-wing is made up of carbon fibre and is a characteristic feature of the GT3.

Tags:Porsche,Porsche 911,911,911 GT3
Show CommentsHide Comments

Porsche 911 Price in Popular Cities

CityOn-Road Prices
Bangalore₹ 1.76 Crores onwards
Mumbai₹ 1.68 Crores onwards
New Delhi₹ 1.62 Crores onwards
Chennai₹ 1.69 Crores onwards
Hyderabad₹ 1.67 Crores onwards
Kolkata₹ 1.56 Crores onwards
  • Upcoming Cars

BMW New X5BMW New X5

Apr 2019

70L - ₹ 90L
Mercedes-Benz GLE NewMercedes-Benz GLE New

May 2019

65L - ₹ 80L
Maruti Suzuki New Vitara BrezzaMaruti Suzuki New Vitara Brezza

Jun 2019

8L - ₹ 9L
Hyundai Tucson FaceliftHyundai Tucson Facelift

Jun 2019

18L - ₹ 20L
Porsche Macan FaceliftPorsche Macan Facelift

Jun 2019

85L - ₹ 1.20Cr
All Upcoming Cars
Ask the experts1800 2090 230Mon-Fri (9 AM - 8 PM)
Sat (9 AM - 5:30 PM)
Sun (9 AM - 7 PM)
Toll free

Select your city to avail offers

Currently available only in