16 Dec 2020: 992-generation Porsche 911 GT3 Cup racing car unveiled: Details here
German automaker Porsche has unveiled its 992-generation 911 GT3 Cup racing car. It will participate in the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup and the Porsche Carrera Cup series next year.
The premium vehicle offers a refreshed design, a revamped cabin, and draws power from a 4.0-liter, naturally-aspirated, flat-six engine which can run on synthetic fuel.
Here's our roundup.
Exteriors: 992-generation Porsche 911 GT3 Cup: At a glance
The 992-generation Porsche 911 GT3 Cup sits on a double-wishbone frame and wears a wide-body shell, which is based on the 911 Turbo. The structure is made of 70% aluminium and 30% steel.
The car has a sloping roofline, a big front splitter, oval-shaped headlamps, and alloy wheels. A huge wing, a full-width taillight, and dual exhaust tips are present on the rear.
Fact: Power and performance
The 992-generation Porsche 911 GT3 Cup draws power from a 4.0-liter, naturally-aspirated, flat-six engine that comes mated to a 6-speed sequential gearbox. The mill generates 510hp/470Nm. The motor is configured to run on synthetic fuel for lowering CO2 emissions during a race.
Interiors: A peek inside the cabin
The 992-generation Porsche 911 GT3 Cup has a 2-seater cabin with new height settings for the seat, a rotary control knob for adjusting brake balance, and a flat-bottom steering wheel with rearranged buttons.
The car houses a 10.3-inch color display with subtle revisions so that the driver can access vital information more easily.
All standard safety features including multiple airbags are also present.
Fact: What about the pricing?
The deliveries of the 992-generation Porsche 911 GT3 Cup in the international markets will commence in February 2021. As for the pocket-pinch, it carries a starting price-tag of £2,04,000 (approximately Rs. 2 crore). However, no information regarding its availability in India is currently available.