911 2014-2016 GT3 रिव्यू
Porsche has a strong market position around the world, including in India. The company's undisputed signature model is the 911, and this variant of this sports car is notable for its superior speed qualities. The Porsche 911 GT3 is the high performance version of the company's acclaimed model, primarily intended for racing. It is a vehicle that has been featured in numerous famous racing competitions. It is armed with a six cylinder engine that is conditioned for a strong drive experience. The drive-train takes the car to a top speed of 315kmph. Furthermore, it propels the vehicle from stall to the 100kmph mark within just 3.5 seconds. Coming to the softer face of the car, its low and graceful poise promotes good airflow around the vehicle, thereby improving its speed capacities. Its body dimensions alloy for structural balance as well. It stands for a length of 4545mm, together with a width of 1852mm and a height of 1269mm. Its wheelbase is 2457mm, which allows for ample space within the cabin. Coming to the interiors, there are a variety of attractive detailing elements that furnish the cabin space. There are a range of comfort oriented functions as well, promoting convenience and relieving hassle when seated in the vehicle. A good musical system adds entertainment value to the drive, and it goes along with a host of other facilities and functions that make the ride truly enjoyable.
The car has an aggressive look that is characterized by sporty dynamics as well as elegant themes. Its overall profile is enhanced for speed and aerodynamics, while at the same time, making for a visual treat. At the front, the enlarged air intakes provide cooling to the large engine, with titanium colored grilles for a more edgy look. The SportDesign front apron and the black spoiler lip together characterize its appearance by the front. On either side of the front, there are stylishly designed headlamp clusters. The company has incorporated them with Bi-Xenon main light systems in black, as well as the Porsche dynamic light system for optimal visibility and safety. Coming to the side, the neatly sculpted body includes flawless curves that flow across its metallic skin and blend into the overall picture perfectly. The gentle wheel fenders add to the attractive build, along with 20 inch alloy wheels beneath them. The door handles are neat in design, integrating into the overall look perfectly. The exterior mirrors come with an integrated rain sensor for working convenience. The black side-skirts, along with the spoiler ahead of the front rear wheels improve its sporty presence. The side windows have a water repellent coating for hassle free driving during wet conditions. At the rear, the tail lamps have a clear glass look, and are equipped with LED systems for added safety. The twin tailpipes are of chrome plated stainless steel, adding to the visual aesthetics of the car.
The cabin makes for a modern look, housing a range of features that add comfort value to the occupants' ride experience. The passengers get the benefit of a black interior package that offers a good drive ambiance. The seats are covered in black leather, with the seat centers in black Alcantara. The headrests are embroidered with the GT3 logo in platinum grey. The backrest shells come with a silver grey paint finish. The door handles, door panels and armrests are of black Alcanatara. Furthermore, the main storage compartment lid of the center console, the transmission tunnel trim at the rear and the rooflining are also of black Alcantara for a more plush feel. The inner environment is further blessed with with synthetic elements finished with soft touch paint in black. The GT3 logo is embroidered on the door sill guards the rev counter and the rear cover, cutting a distinct taste for the cabin of this car.
Engine and Performance:
The vehicle is driven by a six cylinder aluminum engine that comprises of four valves per cylinder. The drive-train is aided by a VarioCam system, along with a water cooler mechanism for efficient functioning. It is given a direct fuel injection for fuel transfer. Also, it has a dry sump lubrication system with a separate oil tank. It displaces 3799cc. Furthermore, it gives a power output of 475hp at 8250rpm, along with a torque of 440Nm at 6250rpm. The engine is paired with a 7 speed dual clutch transmission for smooth gear shifting. It delivers a mileage value of 8kmpl, which is moderate considering its high speed capacities.
Braking and Handling:
A ceramic composite brake system ensures good control when driving. There are six-piston aluminium monobloc fixed brake calipers at the front, and four-piston calipers at the rear, furnishing strong braking force and enabling better handling. Meanwhile, the McPherson model front axle comes along with an anti roll bar and selected ball jointed suspension mountings. The rear axle has a multi link system, also aided with an anti roll bar and selected ball jointed suspension mountings for the best handling quality. The suspension arrangement comes with an adjustable function for the needs of the drive. A Porsche active suspension management system is also present. A Porsche stability management system further promotes handling stability and safety. This system features many techno aids, including the anti lock braking system.
The cabin is suited to provide for the comfort and entertainment needs of the occupants. Coming as a standard arrangement, there is a CDR audio system that features a touchscreen seven-inch color monitor, along with MP3 function and Aux-In for hosting external devices. It comes with four loudspeakers, 30 memory presets, dynamic autostore and speed-sensitive volume control for the most exalting entertainment quality possible. Also coming as standard features include sports seats, an electric seat height and backrest adjustment facility, and manual fore/aft adjustment for optimum convenience for the occupants. The Porsche communication management system acts as a central interface for operations between the audio, navigation and communication facilities, enabling ease of usage for the passengers. For an improved ride ambiance, there is a two-zone automatic climate control facility that comes along with an automatic air-recirculation mode and an air quality sensor.
Full sized airbags are present for the front passengers, which come with a two stage inflation technology depending on the severity of the crash and the nature of the accident. Beside this, the company has modeled the machine with a thorough Porsche side impact protection system(PSIPS). This consists of side impact beams in the doors and a few number of airbags. Beside this, the car's safety arrangements also feature an energy absorbing steering column and headrests for the seats. The passengers are kept secure with the aid of three point seat belts that come along with pre tensioners and force limiters. The car has also been designed with energy absorbing elements in the dashboard for maximum security in case of hazards. An electrically operated parking brake is also present for added control when parking.
1. Its performance is simply excellent.
2. Stunning exterior design and looks.
1. Its price range may disappoint buyers.
2. The high performance benefits leaves the fuel economy affected.
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