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Porsche 911 GT3 Touring Package

Porsche 911 GT3 Touring Package

The Porsche 911 GT3 Touring Pack has leaked ahead of its official unveiling at the Frankfurt motor show. And that's it, really. It's a track-focused machine with a high-flying naturally aspirated engine, stiff suspension and a wing that looks like it would be more at home on a race vehicle than an everyday sports coupe. Porsche expects 911 GT3 Touring models to begin arriving at North American dealerships early next year.

Porsche says almost all of the same optional extras offered on the GT3 will be available on the Touring, save for the Alcantara interior trim.

Orders of the 2018 911 GT3 Touring Package are being taken from today, with the auto expected to arrive in the USA in early 2018.

So, what will it be for you? In many ways, the Touring Package turns the GT3 into a 911R, but without the exorbitant price tag. Under the skin is the same 4.0-liter naturally aspirated flat-six engine, good for 500 HP and 339 lb-ft. of torque.

About Porsche Cars North America, Inc. The steering wheel rim, shift lever, door panel armrests, centre console storage compartment lid and interior door handles are all upholstered in leather.

According to Porsche, the GT3 with Touring Package can do 60 miles per hour in just 3.8 seconds and reach a top speed of 196 miles per hour. An "Exterior in Black" option returns them all to the black finish of the regular 911 GT3, as well as tinting the front turn signal lenses and the taillamps. Porsche seems to recognize that there's a market for a more toned-down version. However, the Touring is only available with a six-speed manual gearbox - the seven-speed dual-clutch PDK transmission is left for the track-ready GT3. The engine is characterised by its high-speed concept. The GT Sport manual transmission transfers the power to a mechanical rear differential lock with brake-based torque vectoring (PTV). In addition to the basic layout, the chassis also boasts superior handling characteristics, thanks predominantly to the standard active rear-axle steering. This 53-acre complex features a driver development track with eight educational modules totaling 4.1 miles, a business center, and Restaurant 917. They, in turn, work to provide Porsche customers with a best-in-class experience that is in keeping with the Porsche brand's almost 70-year history of leadership in the advancement of vehicle performance, safety, and efficiency.

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