September 29, 2023

Porsche’s newest 911 GT3 solely arrived for the 2022 mannequin yr however an up to date model has been noticed testing, and this time we’ve video footage.

The replace appears to be a gentle one and sure coincides with the deliberate replace for the total 992-generation vary. Additionally out testing are up to date variations of the Carrera, Carrera Cabriolet, Carrera GTS, Targa, Turbo, and Turbo S. A brand new Heritage Design particular with retro cues can also be out testing, and is regarded as a contemporary 911 S/T.

We count on the up to date vary, referred to internally because the 992.2 era, to begin arriving late this yr or early subsequent. They need to be 2024 fashions.

Key among the many updates will probably be a revised sprint sporting a totally digital instrument cluster, just like what’s within the Taycan. That is evident within the video beneath.

One particular replace to the GT3, judging by this prototype, will probably be a revised rear finish. The rear fascia is totally hid, and it seems there’s further camouflage gear on elements of the diffuser close to the exhaust suggestions.

It is not clear what Porsche has deliberate for the mechanical bits, however a slight uptick in energy is often included with such updates. The GT3 presently comes with a 4.0-liter flat-6 delivering a peak 502 hp and 346 lb-ft of torque. Energy goes to the rear wheels by way of a 7-speed dual-clutch automated or a 6-speed guide.

Hybrid know-how will probably be obtainable on some fashions, although doubtless not the GT3. Porsche CEO Oliver Blume in 2022 stated the 911’s hybrid system will probably be just like the system within the former 919 Hybrid LMP1 race automobile, and never a plug-in hybrid system like within the 918 Spyder hypercar. Meaning there will not be a plug, and any electrical motor-generator(s) will purely be used to help the internal-combustion engine and recuperate power underneath braking.