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Porsche 911 GT3 RS, Cayman GT4 Spotted Lapping the Nurburgring Together, What’s Porsche Up To?

When Porsche brings its latest track toys, the 2016 911 GT3 RS and the 2016 Cayman GT4, to the Nurburgring, you know they mean business. Nevertheless, the purpose for which the circuit-savvy pair was unleashed onto the Green Hell is not easy to uncover.
orsche 911 GT3 RS and Cayman GT4 Spotted Lapping the Nurburgring Together 1 photo
We’ll remind you neither of the two has had its official ‘Ring time published yet, so, at first, it might seem like this is Zuffenhausen’s aim. However, as we reported, the track management has recently banned lap records by introducing new speed limits, so it’s difficult to believe Porsche can find a way around this.

We’ll remind you Lamborghini has managed to set their Aventador SV time one day ahead of the new rules, while Koenigsegg now has a One:1 on its hands and no ‘Ring to lap. This has led to speculation stating there’s a conspiracy aiming to prevent the Swedish carmaker from stealing the VW Group’s performance crown, but those are probably just Internet comments.

Returning to Porsche but staying in the rumor area, we’ll mention unofficial sources talk about a hidden reason behind the manual gearbox inside the Cayman GT4.

It seems Porsche first tested the car with a PDK setup, but it ended up being too fast for the 911’s good, so they added an extra pedal to keep their Bene Gesserit breeding program under control. Since we ended up with extra driver involvement, we’re not going to complain.

Regardless, the video below allows us to see just how composed the pair is while flying from one vibrator to another. The extra-juicy Karussell scenes are on the house.

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