Porsche unveils 2021 GT3 Cup racing car

Porsche unveils 2021 GT3 Cup racing car

The German automobile manufacturer, Porsche has revealed its 992-generation 911 GT3 Cup racing car. After two years of the current 911, the carmaker has finally revealed its racing variant.

The automaker has confirmed that the vehicle will be ready for the 2021 motorsport season. Moreover, it is confirmed that it will race in the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup. It will also race in the national Porsche Carrera Cups that are held in Germany, Belgium, France, the Netherlands, Asia, Luxembourg, and for the first time in North America.

2021 Porsche GT3 Cup racing car

According to the carmaker, the new GT3 will be almost one percent faster on the track compared to its predecessor, all thanks to the improved aerodynamics, increased in the power, and revamped chassis.

Talking about the powertrain, the older generation’s 4.0-liter flat-six naturally aspirated engine is taken and has been tuned differently. The total power output is up by 25 hp at 510 hp and the latter is achieved at 8400 rpm. However, the peak torque remains unchanged at 470 Nm.

992-gen Porsche 911 Cup interior

The motor has been configured so that it runs on synthetic fuels and generations low CO2 emissions on the track. The performance figures are not yet revealed. However, it can be expected that it has improved 0-100 km/h timing compared to the previous GT3 road car, which takes around 3.4 seconds.

992-gen Porsche 911 Cup design

It features a dry-sump motor that demands a maintenance check after completing 100 hours on the track. Along with that, a minor inspection is required for the gearbox after every 60 hours. Talking about the body, it gets a wide-body shell for the first time, which is based on the 911 Turbo. Compared to the previous car, it is now 28mm wider and gets a pair of additional cooling vents.

992-gen Porsche 911 Cup rear

Porsche has completely revamped the interiors, as it now gets new height settings, a new control knob that aids in adjusting the brake balance, and has also rearranged the placement of the buttons on the steering wheel.

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