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Porsche's lighter, more fuel efficient 911 GT3 R racer

By - May 20, 2015 8 Pictures

Just when you thought Porsche's 911 range couldn't be expanded further, the German marque has managed to squeeze another model into the lineup. The latest addition isn't another road-going special, however. Instead, Porsche has taken the production 911 GT3 RS and turned it into a fully-fledged GT3 racer, designed to be quicker and easier on the wallet than the car it replaces.

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Audi R8 LMS racecar focuses on safety

By - March 9, 2015 2 Pictures
The brand new Audi R8 has only been out for a matter of weeks, but Ingolstadt’s engineers have already turned it into a GT3 racer. The R8 LMS R8 racer not only meets the new GT3 safety standards that are set to be introduced in 2016, but meets the crash test requirements for the much lighter Le Mans prototypes. To achieve this, Audi has modified the car’s front crash structure and used carbon fiber–reinforced polymer (CFRP) for the rear structure. Read More
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Stripped-back Porsche GT3 RS blurs the line between road and race

By - March 7, 2015 21 Pictures
Porsche has used the 2015 Geneva Motor Show to unveil its most track-ready, stripped-back 911 yet – the 911 GT3 RS. Powered by a a 4.0-liter flat six engine that develops 373 kW (500 hp) and 458 Nm (338 lb.ft), the new generation RS is 0.8 seconds faster to 60 mph than the outgoing GT3 RS 4.0, with a sprint time of 3.1 seconds on the way to a top speed of 193 mph. Read More
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Cadillac goes racing with FIA GT3-specced ATS-V.R

By - November 16, 2014 14 Pictures
Cadillac continues to shake its reputation for producing heavy, thirsty, slow cars with a brace of performance cars designed to challenge the best Europe has to offer. The CTS-V and ATS-V both make a good fist of taking things up to the best modern road cars Europe has to offer, but Cadillac has now decided to take the fight to the racetrack with its new ASTV.R that meets FIA GT3 specifications. Read More
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