2014 Porsche 911 Racers Compared: 991 RSR vs 991 GT3 Cup vs 997 GT3 R



The latest 2014 Porsche 911 RSR looks quite different from its most recent relatives in the 911 racing side of the Porsche family tree.

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This roundup shows three of the most hardcore 911 racers that will contest the 2014 seasons across various series around the world.

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Yes, the rules from all these racing groups will be very different in how much enhancement is allowed: from the road-car side of the spectrum in the 991 GT3 Cup, all the way to the pure prototype RSR model.

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The RSR is a seriously hardcore racing machine that will howl its boxer six bellow at full blast around all tracks.

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The naturally-aspirated engine is paired with a six-speed pneumatic sequential transmission, a dramatic chassis redesign to allow such huge tires, and an interior passenger seat that is stripped down to galvanized alloy.

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The pure racecar designs in the RSR mark a big change versus the previous GT3 R Hybrid – which dominated the time boards all season but was not able to officially win the sports car classes due to its experimental specs in the Le Mans WEC.

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2014 Porsche 911 RSR (Type 991)

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2014 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup (Type 991)

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2013 Porsche 911 GT3 R (Type 997)

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Official Porsche Motorsport release below.

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