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Porsche 911 GT3 RS Race (996)(2002) – Specifications & Performance

Porsche 911 GT3 RS Race (996)(2002) – Specifications

2002 Porsche 911 GT3 RS Race (996) Technical Specifications


  • Porsche 911 GT3 RS
  • Single-seated, near-standard race vehicle
  • 2002 Vehicle Description (according to 2002 ACO/FIA Regulations)
  • Basis: 911 GT3


  • Six-Cylinder Boxer: 3598 cc – 76.4mm stroke, 99.99mm bore
  • Horsepower: 435 @ 8250 rpm (with two 30.8mm restrictors)
  • Torque: 395 Nm @ 7200 rpm
  • Max RPM: 8500
  • Cooling: Water Cooled
  • Intake System: Six Individual Throttle Valves
  • Fuel Injection: Sequential multi-point Bosch MS 3.1 system with ignition control
  • Lubrication: Dry Sump with Heat Exchanger and Mobil 1 oil Exhaust System: Open without Catalytic Converter

Power Train

  • Transmission: Six Speed Manual, type G96/61 with oil/water heat exchanger
  • Gear Shift: Cable Controlled
  • Flywheel: Single Mass with triple disc racing clutch Differential: Limited Slip – 40/60percent


  • Chassis: Revised, Weight-optimized 911 GT3 Chassis Composites: Carbon KevlarAerodynamically Optimized Front
  • Nose and Tail Section, Front Fenders, Front and Rear Hood, Fender Flares, Doors, Rear Tail and Lid – Plastic Door, Side, and Rear Windows
  • Safety: Six Point Seat Belt/Harness, Welded in Roll Cage, Quick Lock Steering Wheel, Fire Extinguisher System
  • Seating: Racing Bucket Seat, Driver Only, Bracket for passenger seat
  • Fuel System: 100 Liter FT3 Safety Fuel Cell with Quick Refill System
  • Jacking: Three-point on board air jacks system


  • Steering: Electronically Actuated Power Steering Suspension-Front: McPherson front axle with Ball Joints and corresponding changes of kinematics (to meet ACO/FIA regulations)
  • Suspension-Rear: Multi-Link Rear Axle with Ball Joints and corresponding changes of kinematics (to meet ACO/FIA regulations)
  • Springs: Double Coil Four Position Adjustable Coil Springs Shock Absorbers: Sachs Adjustable
  • Roll Bars: Five Position Adjustable Front, Lever Arm System Rear


  • BBS Three Piece Adjustable (10″x18″ Front – 11″x18″ Rear) with Center Lock Hubs


  • Delivered with Michelin rain tires (24/64 – 18 front and 27/68 – 18 rear)

Brake System

  • System: Twin Pedal, Twin Master Cylinder System with Balance Bar – no ABS
  • Discs: Internally Vented – 380 mm Front, 355 mm Rear, racing pads


  • Engine: Bosch MS 3.1 Engine Management Data
  • Motec display with integrated data recording
  • Lap Timing: Lap Trigger with Lap Recording in Display Battery: 12v 50 Ah Battery
  • Alternator: 110 amp

Vehicle Weight

  • Approximately 1,100 kg (2442 lbs) per Le Mans Regulations


  • Exterior colors (water based paint): Carrera White B9a

Production Figure

  • 48 cars