2016 Porsche 911 GT3 RS Has First Crash, Shows Signs of Fire

Crashed 2016 Porsche 911 GT3 RS 5 photos
Photo: crash-sportwagen via zero2turbo
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To the best of our knowledge, we are looking at the first crash of the 2016 Porsche 911 GT3 RS. And no, this is not one of those crashes that can be forgotten overnight.
The story behind the accident has not surfaced yet, but these images, which show the damage resulting from the crash, are enough to make us want to hide under a rear-engined blanket and cry.

The worst part of it all seems to come from the rear fascia, which shows signs of fire. Not only is the ducktail spoiler involved, but the driver’s side rear corner seems to have melted.

Judging by the tow hook, which is still attached to the car, the all-important rear end of the 911 was the part chose to take the car away from the scene of the accident. The vehicle was transported by a company who seems to be in the know when it comes to go-fast machine crashes, with the photos surfacing via zero2turbo.

The hood has also been damaged and so has the front fascia, but these issues pale compared to others we’ve mentioned here.

By the looks of it, the car could be totaled

Judging by the angles of the wheels, the car has taken some serious hits, with the accident giving a whole new meaning to the GT3 RS’ all-round steering. In fact, this is the part we’re most worried about.

We’ve seen many situations in which damage such as this turned out to be amplified under the car. More than once, the chassis was affected, with the vehicle being filled under “write-off”.

We’ll be back with more details about this GT3 RS crash as soon as we get our hands on them.

PS: Those you who are already thinking about the imminent 911 facelift, should be reminded the car was accidentally revealed earlier this week.
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