After the long wait, the Porsche 991 GT3 RS is finally unveiled to the public. Diminishing all rumours like the car being turbocharged, the 500 horses residing in the 4.0-liter flat-six engine is a symphony for most of us, and we could not wait to see one of these machines being tossed around the track by a proper driver.
Fortunately for us, Porsche is already ahead on that part and had taken their new crown jewel to the Nardo Test Track over at Italy. And to not disappoint the viewers with some tame driving, the one piloting the hardcore 991 would be Brendon Hartley, a New Zealander who has a tonne of experience in racing and is also currently competing for Porsche in the 919 LMP1-H.
So far the GT3 RS has proven itself worthy of being called one of the best track cars as it managed to lap the Nurburgring 5 seconds faster than the GT3, and an astounding 9 seconds faster than the Carrera GT. The naturally-aspirated 4.0-liter flat-six engine pushes out 500-horsepower and 338 lb-ft of torque, enough to propel the GT3 RS from zerotohundred in just 3.3 seconds and has a top speed of about 322km/h.