Porsche to extend warranty of affected GT3s

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Porsche continues to show best practice when it comes to car recalls as new details concerning the campaign to repair 991 911 GT3s emerge. An email, which you can read below, has been sent to owners in North America explaining the course of action being undertaken by Porsche. In order to remove the risk of […]

Engine transplant required to prevent 911 GT3 fires

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A Porsche US spokesman has confirmed the manufacturer has identified faulty conrod fasteners as the cause of the two fires which damaged 911 GT3s in Europe. To remedy the problem Porsche will be replacing the engines of all relevant models sold to date. That’s 785 new engines at last count! “We are in the process of validating […]

Porsche fires up recall for MY14 911 GT3 models

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Porsche’s official reaction to reports of fires in new 911 GT3 models has moved up a gear with word they will be recalling all 785 model year 2014 GT3s for inspection. The notice includes a recommendation that owners should not drive their car until it has been checked: Inspection of all 911 GT3 vehicles of […]

Porsche brings halt to 911 GT3 fire sales

Porsche has reacted quickly to reports of its current 911 GT3 model catching on fire. As the screen grab above shows Porsche is officially owning up to two incidents of fire with the GT3, although unconfirmed reports on the interwebz claim as many as five GT3s have become carbecues. After reporting on the Swiss GT3 […]

2014 Porsche 911 GT3 lights my fire

We don’t like bringing you this story. Not one little bit. You see, to us, the Porsche 911 GT3 is one of our most yearned for cars. To see one go up in flames like this makes us rather sad. The loss happened near St Gallen in Switzerland and the key paragraph of the official […]

Can anything stop the GT3 winning this test?

The Porsche 911 GT3, it’s the it car of every moment. It’s a Porsche, so you know it’ll be well built with the driver in mind more than anything else. It’s a 911, so you know it’s got a heritage other cars only dream of. And it’s a GT3, so you know it’s going to […]

Evo at the top of its game in the 911 GT3

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Jethro Bovingdon from Evo takes us on a wonderful ride in the new 911 GT3. On both circuit and mountain road he shares the GT3 experience: The all-new 991-generation Porsche 911 GT3 faces its toughest challengers on road and track. We compare the GT3 with the McLaren 12C on track and the mighty Nissan GT-R […]

Porsche 911 GT3: A feast for the senses?

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I’m not sure about anybody else reading this, but there’s nothing I’d love more than to have the ability to spec a 911 GT3 to my liking, place the order and wait with increasing anticipation for the day I was able to drive it off the showroom floor. My own GT3. It would be a […]

991 Porsche 911 GT3 – Australian pricing

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Word has come through to AUSmotive that when the totally lustful new Porsche 911 GT3 goes on sale in Australia later this year it will carry a list price of $294,000. That price includes the front-axle lift system, which we understand will be standard equipment for the local market. Compared with the old 997.2 911 […]

VIDEO: Autocar gets a turn in the new 911 GT3

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Autocar is the latest mag to get its hands on the all-new 991 911 GT3. And we’re going to spoil the outcome for you by saying that Steve Sutcliffe concludes his review with the words: “I think this is the best sportscar I’ve ever driven.” As if telling you that is going to stop you […]

VIDEO: Chris Harris drives the 991 GT3

“The steering is superb… I just feel more connected.” “Comfortably the best PDK that Porsche has ever made.” They’re two comments worth taking away from Chris Harris’ exclusive review of the new Porsche 911 GT3. It’s worth noting that this is not a final production-spec car, but with almost 20,000km showing on the dials it […]

2013 Geneva Motor Show in pictures – part 2

You can have your fancy pants limited-edition Lambo, or your stonking new LaFerrari, even the McLaren P1; we’re not really interested. The car of Geneva, for us, is the Porsche 911 GT3. That’s the one we’d like to take home and get intimate with. And so begins the second and final part of our Geneva […]