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Porsche 911 GT3 RS Jumping Out of Nurburgring Carousel Is a Stopwatch Predator

The Porsche 911 GT3 RS is a cult car - there's no denying that and we adore its aero-shaped curves to the point where we've spent too many nights thinking about the track-destined Neunelfer when going to bed.
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However, it's extremely well to make the mistake of believing the Rennsport badge simply makes the supercar better than the soon-to-be-replaced GT3 (here's the latest 991.2 GT3 spy clip) in all aspects. This is simply not true, as when it comes to the daily driving experience or a track-road mix that's heavily biased towards the latter, the "normal" GT3 is the car to go for.

Having covered that basis, we can return to the GT3 RS's circuit duty - for the record, the beast can go round the Nordschleife in 7:20, which makes it five seconds quicker than the GT3.

The image we have, which comes from Frozenspeed, captures the essence of the GT3 RS PDK - we can see the machine jumping out of the Carousel, ready for the next challenge.

And while this pic doesn't have hypnotical power, we've also brought along a video that shows the 991 GT3 RS lapping the Nurburgring - fret not, the footage is also focused on the Carousel, while also allowing us to get a taste of the 4.0-liter flat-six's aural performance (the rumor mill sees the 4.0 migrating to the new GT3).

All this GT3 RS talk shouldn't make us forget about an even faster rear-ending coupe that currently being honed by Zuffenhausen engineers, namely the GT2. We've seen the rear-wheel-drive stopwatch crusher lapping the Ring on multiple occasions last month and we can't wait for its debut.

As for the Green Hell time of the upcoming GT2, it's enough to think about the 7:18 delivered by the 991.2 Turbo S to get an idea of how fast the just-as-turbocharged hero will be. Now back to that GT3 RS...

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