On the Isle of Man, the famous annual motorcycle racing Isle of Man TT, the driving debut of the new Porsche 911 GT3 RS took place. Video with a demonstration of a sports car in motion is placed on the channel of the manufacturer.
The purpose of the race was to demonstrate the manageability of the 911 GT3 RS, the ability of the model to pass at the high speed of the bunch of turns of one of the most dangerous racing tracks in the world.
Under the hood of the new Porsche 911 GT3 RS is a 4.0-liter engine with a power of 520 horsepower (470 Nm), paired with a robotic PDK transmission with two clutches. 100 km/h sports car is gaining in 3.2 seconds. The maximum speed is 312 kilometers per hour.
As for the Isle of Man, the first race took place here in 1904. Three years later the event developed into a motorcycle race Tourist Trophy. About its extremeity can say only one thing – the average speed: now it is 210 kilometers per hour, and in some areas the racers are accelerated to 330 kilometers per hour.
In addition to motorcycles, records on island roads are installed and cars. In 2016, the Subaru WRX STi, prepared by the US brand division, drove the track at an average speed of 207 kilometers per hour in 17 minutes 35,139 seconds. The absolute record – 16 minutes 58,254 seconds – belongs to the sport bike BMW S1000 RR.