Porsche 911 GT3 RS lap time at Nürburgring Nordschleife

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2015 Porsche 911 GT3 RS completed a flying lap of Nürburgring Nordschleife in 7 minutes and 20 seconds.

Track Nürburgring Nordschleife
Type flying start
Vehicle Porsche 911 GT3 RS (991)
Power / weight 500 ps / 1466 kg
Time 7:20.000
Average speed 169 kph (105 mph)
Notes http://www.carthrottle.com/post/welcome-to-the-494bhp-991-porsche-911-gt3-rs/
Submitted 03.03.2015 by anonymous
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Reference:   Manufacturers data http://www.gtspirit.com/2015/03/03/official-2016-porsche-911-gt3-rs/

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Corvolet3  3m ago

So the old GT3 RS did a 7:20 and the new GT3 with less power is somehow supposed to do 6:59? Never believe Porsche's claims after 2017, kids.



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cosimo  5y ago

a 500hp beetle runs a 7:20 which is indeed f-a-k-e!!! and 610hp huracan ran a 7:28...smells bully

then lamborghini answers back with 640hp and a last minute spoiler designed off the sv with a 6:52 destroying the widebody 918 boxster, gt3 rs, aventador sv and every production car ever tested at the ring.


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hostboy  5y ago

It's only two seconds faster than an old Z06 with Z07 Package, so ...


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cosimo  5y ago

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AlanShearer  7y ago

7:32 with a limiter, if I'm not mistaken


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saxy  7y ago

Quote from top gear, this time was set by a factory driver on his third lap while on a partially wet track (not damp, but wet). So the actually speed of the car is faster. Lovely


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BR2+  7y ago

...That would take some time..


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NIN  7y ago

I agree that factory times should be labeled as such (FC, for ex) and magazine times should be labeled as such but there are plenty of factory claims on the site.

It's a factory claim that the car is 100% stock. Since none of us are there to confirm that the car is 100% stock/legal, we all have to take the manufacturer's word for it.

Lap-times aren't "life or death" so people shouldn't cling to them as if they are the only important thing. I think of them as a piece of the whole picture, not the whole picture.

When there are multiple tests, there will be varying results. Look at the C7 Z06, for example. A great VIR time (Jim Mero) but a lackluster Willow Springs time (Randy Pobst). Different cars, different days, different drivers, different conditions, different tracks, different factory support, etc. Neither time tells the whole story. There is always info that goes with the story.


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degaton  7y ago

Is there an independent test for this time?
Unless tested by a third-party, manufacturer claims need to be vetted.