Porshe 911 992 GT3 RS Nurburgring Nordschleife Lap Record

Porsche 911 992 GT3 RS in White

The Porsche 911 is a name synonymous with high-performance sports cars, and the 992 generation has continued that legacy with the introduction of the GT3 RS. The latest iteration of the GT3 RS has already proven its prowess on the track, with Porsche recently setting a new lap record at the Nürburgring Nordschleife. In this blog, we'll take a closer look at the car and the impressive record it set.

The 911 992 GT3 RS is a track-focused version of the standard GT3, which itself is a high-performance variant of the iconic 911 sports car. The GT3 RS is designed to offer even more performance and handling capability than the GT3, with weight reduction and aerodynamic enhancements playing a significant role in achieving that goal. The 992 GT3 RS features a naturally aspirated 4.0-liter flat-six engine that produces 520 horsepower and 346 lb-ft of torque, mated to a seven-speed PDK dual-clutch transmission.

In 2022 an incredible time was completed by the Porsche 911 992 GT3 RS. Completing the 20.8km Nürburgring Nordschleife in 6 :49.328 minutes, it clocked in 10.6 seconds faster than the current 911 GT3. Behind the wheel was Porsche brand ambassador Jörg Bergmeister, who was intensely involved in the development of the new flagship of the 911 series. Jump on board above and see the lap unfold.

In conclusion, the Porsche 911 992 GT3 RS is a remarkable machine that has proven its worth on the track by setting a new lap record at the Nürburgring Nordschleife. With its powerful engine, lightweight construction, and aerodynamic enhancements, the GT3 RS is a true driver's car that offers exceptional handling and performance. The record-setting lap is a testament to the car's engineering and the skill of the driver, and it further cements the 911's status as one of the most iconic and capable sports cars of all time.

Porsche 992 GT3 RS : 6:49.328 minutes

Nürburgring Nordschleife Circuit

Jackie Stewart nicknamed the track "The Green Hell".

Originally, the track featured four configurations: the 28.265 km (17.563 mi)-long Gesamtstrecke ("Whole Course"), which in turn consisted of the 22.835 km (14.189 mi) Nordschleife ("North Loop") and the 7.747 km (4.814 mi) Südschleife ("South Loop").