2011 Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0 First Drive Specs | Edmunds

2011 Porsche 911 - Road Test Specs

2011 Porsche 911 Coupe

(4.0L 6-cyl. 6-speed Manual)


Year Make Model2011 Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0 2dr Coupe (4.0L 6cyl 6M)
Vehicle TypeRWD
Estimated MSRP185,000


ConfigurationLongitudinal, rear-engine, rear-wheel drive
Engine typeNaturally aspirated, port-injected, flat-6, gasoline
Displacement (cc/cu-in)3996
Block/head materialaluminum/aluminum
ValvetrainDOHC, 4 valves/cylinder variable intake + exhaust-valve timing
Compression ratio (x:1)12.6
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)500 @ 8,250
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)339 @ 5,750
Fuel type91-octane acceptable + 93-octane for best performance
Transmission type6-speed manual
Transmission ratios (x:1)I=3.82; II=2.26; III=1.64; IV=1.29; V=1.06; VI=0.88
Final-drive ratio (x:1)3.89


Suspension, frontmodified MacPherson struts, coil springs, stabilizer bar
Suspension, rearmultilink, coil springs, stabilizer bar
Steering typeSpeed-proportional power steering
Steering ratio (x:1)17.1-13.8
Tire make and modelMichelin Pilot Sport Cup
Tire typesummer, high-performance
Tire size, front245/35ZR19
Tire size, rear325/30ZR19
Wheel size, front19 x 9
Wheel size, rear19 x 12
Wheel materialalloy
Brakes, front15.0-in one-piece ventilated cross-drilled
Brakes, rear13.8-in one-piece ventilated cross-drilled

Track Test Results

0-60 mph, mfr. claim (sec.)3.8

Fuel Consumption

Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)17.7

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)2,998
Length (in.)176.8
Width (in.)72.9
Height (in.)50.4
Wheelbase (in.)92.7
Track, front (in.)59.4
Track, rear (in.)61.2
Turning circle (ft.)35.8
Seating capacity2
GVWR (lbs.)3704


Bumper-to-bumper4 years / 50,000 miles
Powertrain4 years / 50,000 miles
Corrosion10 years / Unlimited miles
Roadside assistance4 years / 50,000 miles

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