PORSCHE PRESS KIT 1999 LANDING PAGE



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The Porsche 911 GT3 (type 996) is unveiled as the successor to the Porsche 911 Carrera RS (type 993) for the MY 2000 at the Geneva Motor Show. Equipped with dry sump lubrication and a separate oil tank, the GT3 model is designed as a sporty niche model, and is also available as a Club Sport variant for the racetrack. The Porsche 911 GT3 R scores its first accolades when it achieves a class victory and 13th overall position during its début at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Porsche 1999

Two-time World Rally Champion Walter Röhrl makes the new 911 GT3 immortal, lapping the 20.8-kilometre Northern Circuit of Nürburgring in 7:56.33 minutes. Never before has a series sports car with normal road tyres homologated for the road covered the most demanding racing circuit in the world this fast.

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