2016 Geneva Motor Show: High-Performance Rides

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience
Porsche 911 R
Unfortunately, manual transmissions seem to be disappearing from the market; many high-end sports cars don’t even offer a manual anymore. But for the sports car purist comes the Porsche 911 R. A limited number will be built — 991 to be exact — and all will feature the 4.0-liter naturally-aspirated engine from the GT3 RS, producing 500 horsepower. And 911 R is only available with a 6-speed manual transmission. Thanks to considerable weight savings (the rear seat is removed and the roof is constructed from magnesium) the 911 R is the lightest version of the 911. Completing the package are Porsche Ceramic Composite Brakes, ultra-high-performance tires and 20-inch lightweight aluminum wheels.

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