Number 283 of 600 examples and offered with just 392 miles since new
Built to homologate the 2011 GT3 RSR racecar, the RS 4.0 is fitted with the 3996cc engine which raises power output from roughly 444 to 500 bhp. It is easily identified by its new wings and front winglets just ahead of the front wheels.
Limited to just over 600 examples worldwide, the Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0 is an exclusive road car which is ideally suited for hardcore track use. The flat-six engine’s crankshaft has been taken directly and without modification from the 911 GT3 RSR racing car’s engine, while the connecting rods for the forged pistons are fashioned from titanium. The 4.0 litre displacement engine is the biggest 911 model line engine ever, and it is also the most powerful naturally aspirated engine with a maximum output of 500 horsepower at 8,250 rpm along with 339 foot-pounds of torque.
For many enthusiasts, it represented the ultimate version of the most extreme, road-legal Porsche 911, destined to become a cherished future collectible like this one currently listed for sale on Collecting Cars. This GT3 RS 4.0 sports a Carrara White finish with black wheel rims. Its factory specifications include carbon-ceramic brakes, the Sport Chrono Plus package, PCM with satellite navigation, telephone and radio modules, and a fire extinguisher.
Inside, the cabin features black leather and Alcantara with silver grey contrast stitching, complemented by red seatbelts and Schroth Racing harnesses, red ‘RS 4.0’ headrest embroidery, a red 12 o’clock marker on the steering wheel, and carbon-fiber and aluminum-look trim throughout the interior. It rides on black 19-inch center-lock alloy wheels wrapped in Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires.
With just 392 miles since new, this car is in excellent condition, both internally and externally. Undoubtedly the most sought-after version of Porsche’s 997-generation 911, the GT3 RS 4.0 is a milestone vehicle that offers an unparalleled driving experience. It is certain to be a collectible for many years to come, and this particular example is ready to be driven and enjoyed just as the manufacturer intended.