2003 Porsche 911 996 GT3 RS

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The GT3 was the most track oriented version of the naturally-aspirated 911, and the GT3 RS was just a little more track-focused than the standard GT3. Power was the same as the stock GT3 at 381 hp, but the suspension has been given stiffer springs and dampers, and the weight has been reduced thanks to a carbon fiber hood and rear wing. Even the rear window is strong and lightweight polycarbonate instead of glass.

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Engine 3.6 liter horizontal-6 Weight --
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HP 381 hp HP/Weight --
HP/Liter 105.8 hp per liter 1/4 mile --
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(from Silverstone Auctions Press Release) 2003 Porsche 911 996 GT3 RS

Silverstone Auctions will hold its inaugural Porsche Sale on 25 October – and among the 57 high quality cars will be a mouth-watering selection of the brand’s most celebrated and desirable lightweight ‘RS’ 911 Rennsport variants.

The second 911 996 GT3 RS is in rarer Carrera White and blue ‘RS Script’ and decal specification. The car is one of 113 right-hand drive examples officially imported to the UK and has had a number of driver-focussed upgrades during its 26,889-mile life. It will be sold with a guide of £120,000 - £140,00

The Porsche Sale will take place at Silverstone Circuit on Sunday 25 October from 10:30 onwards. Silverstone Auctions – www.silverstoneauctions.com