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Lot No. 237 - 2006 Porsche 911 (997) GT3 RS

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Superbly presented and correctly maintained GT3 RS.
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In February 2006, Porsche revealed their first generation 997 GT3, and in common with all GT2 and GT3 iterations, most of the developments and upgrades were directly related to performance improvements on their competition cars, and the associated homologation requirements for FIA approval. In addition to the new 415bhp, 3.6-litre flat-six with its six-speed box, the vehicle pioneered "zero lift" aerodynamics, meaning, at speed, the body shape created only aerodynamic downforce with no grip-diminishing lift, and made extensive use of a racing-related version of Porsche's active PASM suspension system. This made it the first of the quick RS or GT3 versions to feature an electronically-adjustable suspension setup. An 'RS' version of the GT3 became available in October of that year weighing some 20 kilos less, and this saving was achieved by the use of a carbon fibre rear wing, a plastic engine cover and a lightweight rear window made from the same material. A slightly wider track was concealed in the muscular rear end provided by the Carrera 4 shell, aiding grip and stability at the expense of a little bit more drag, however, the reduction in weight to 1375Kg resulted in an improved power to weight ratio of 300bhp /ton. This, first generation 997 GT3 RS is finished in gleaming Black with contrasting Orange side strips (with GT3 RS logo), exterior mirrors, wing end-plates, and factory order black wheels. In addition to the standard GT3 RS equipment levels, this car was specified from new with Carbon-Ceramic brakes, Xenon headlights, Cobra tracking, and an Alpine head unit with Bluetooth and Sat-Nav. It has covered 36,500 miles in the hands of four former keepers and has a detailed service and maintenance history; 05/08/2008   4,824 miles Porsche Reading        Service 04/05/2010 24,878 miles Porsche Reading        Service 22/07/2010 27,144 miles Red Line Porsche       Various works.   £1,285 26/08/2010 27,953 miles Red Line Porsche Various works.   £1,490 18/10/2012 30,482 miles Swillington Auto        Service and MOT  £402  30/07/2013 31,446 miles Swillington Auto Various works £459 18/09/2014 34,146 miles Red Line Porsche Service £492 25/07/2016 36,103 miles Red Line Porsche Service, various works, new clutch, four tyres. £5,432 This lovely GT3 continues to be lightly used and has covered less than 500 miles since the last service. In addition to the invoices relating to the above, the car is accompanied by old MOTs, its full book pack, and both sets of keys.  

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Saturday 16 September 2017
Right-hand Drive
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911 (997) GT3 RS
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