Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Porsche 911 GT3

Reasons to consider the
Porsche 911 GT3 (996 Mk2)

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Higher redline 8,200 RPM vs 7,800 RPM More than 5% more revs
Default view of Porsche 911 GT3

Reasons to consider the
Porsche 911 GT3 (996 Mk1)

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Faster to 200kph 12.8 s vs 14.8 s Around 15% faster to 200kph

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

911 GT3 (996 Mk2)  vs
(996 Mk1) 
Brand Porsche Porsche
Year 2003 2000

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 8.1 lb/hp 8.27 lb/hp
Maximum hp 375 HP @ 7,400 RPM 360 HP @ 7,200 RPM
Maximum torque 285 ft-lb @ 5,000 RPM 272 ft-lb @ 5,000 RPM
Max RPM 8,200 RPM 7,800 RPM
Engine placement Rear Rear
Steering system rack&pinionPAS Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 3,600 cc 3,600 cc
Cylinders I6 Flat 6
Air compressor None None
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 11.7:1 11.7:1
Bore/stroke 3.94 in / 3.01 in 3.94 in / 3.01 in
Valves per cylinder 4 4

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,036 lb 2,976 lb
Width 71.2 in 69.5 in
Height 50.4 in 50 in
Length 174.3 in 174.4 in
Front track width 58.5 in 58.1 in
Wheelbase 92.7 in 92.5 in

road tests

911 GT3 (996 Mk2)  vs
(996 Mk1) 
Top speed 189 mph 187 mph
1/4 mile 12 s 11.9 s
0-60mph 4.5 s 4.7 s
0-100mph 9.1 s 10.1 s
0-200kph 14.8 s 12.8 s
20.6km nurburgring time 7:54.0 7:46.0
Hockenheim short lap time 1:13.20 1:12.60
Drag coefficient 0.29 0.3

transmission

Drivetrain RWD RWD
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6
Gear ratios
1: 3.82:1
2: 2.26:1
3: 1.64:1
4: 1.29:1
5: 1.06:1
6: 0.92:1
Axle ratio 3.44:1 3.44:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes 13.78 in Disc Disc
Rear brakes 12.99 in Disc Disc
Front wheels 457/? 18 457/? 203
Rear wheels 457/? 18 457/? 254
Porsche 911 GT3 (996 Mk2)
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