For those who are truly rich, the issue is no longer about buying an exotic car for yourself. Rather, it is now about buying an exotic car for someone else to drive and race it on your behalf. For those so-called “racing customers”, Porsche devised the 2012 Porsche 911 GT3 R. Also a motor work of art and premium caliber, Porsche engineers added 20 more ponies by simply optimized the intake system to the 4-liter, six-cylinder rear engine. In doing so, they eked out the output to 500 horsepowers. Power without control is just not a formula for winning. Thus, an improved gearbox and transmission control for the power increase. To have the driver fully aware of his surrounding during a race, Porsche integrated paddle shifters on the steering wheel column. Simple task like changing gear is now simpler and quicker. In a race, every little advantages count. The new 2012 Edition of Porsche 911 GT3 R will be available for delivery in November 2011 with a price of €304,500 or roughly $432,000 US. For existing owners of 2010 and 2011 Porsche 911 GT3R, an upgrade kit in available for €43,100 or $61,100.
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