2009-porsche-gt3-rsr

To make sure it stays competitive in its field, the Germans from Porsche came out with an upgrade for their successful 911 GT3 RSR. Winner at the Nürburgring 24 Hours and the American Le Mans Series last year, the 2009 GT3 introduces some aerodynamic changes and a larger engine. Powered by a six-cylinder 4.0-litre engine mated to a 6-speed sequential gearbox, the beast proves its badness by generating nothing less than 450hp (331kW) and 430Nm of torque. Definitely something we’d love to spin around, but at $494,000 USD (plus the appropriate VAT) it’s way out of our own budget… [via AutoBlog]