The Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0 Coupe contains the most powerful engine every put in a standard production-line vehicle Porsche 911 vehicle: a 4.0-liter naturally aspirated, flat-six engine that produces 500 horsepower at 8250 rmp (50 horsepower higher than the Porsche 911 GT3 RS).
The RS 4.0 has virtually perfect handling and easy, smooth transitions. Power steering is linear and perfectly weighted, and brakes are powerful and respond quickly. Dynamic engine mounts are standard and firm up the vehicle so that it can navigate corners seamlessly. In short, if you're looking for nearly-perfect drive quality, you've found the perfect Porsche 911.
The Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0 Coupe is certainly speedy. It reaches zero-to-sixty in about 3.6 seconds, though Porsche quotes it at 3.8 seconds- the same as the standard GT3 RS. It also gets the same top track speed quote at 193 mph, which is certainly nothing to be ashamed of, especially in an all-wheel-drive model.
Despite being priced a lot higher than most other Porsche 911 models this year, the Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0 Coupe is missing several key features. It does not include the optional PDK dutch-clutch (often 7-speed) transmission, and its missing many technology features drivers would expect to come as standard, including: navigation, cupholders, and dashboard features.
As stated, the Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0 Coupe is rather pricey. The 4.0 comes in at a starting price of $185,000- about $50-thousand more than the GT3 RS and about $70-thousand more than the standard Porsche 911 GT3.
There are were only 600 copies of the Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0 Coupe- all of which have already been sold, so it could be difficult to convince a current owner to hand over the beauty. However, if you do succeed, you'll have a very unique vehicle.