«It is our long-term goal — to give customers the opportunity to choose between two options,» — said the publication of Car & Driver Program Manager Andreas Preninger Porsche GT.
Statement related to the fact that the new model is being tested with the index R, built on the 911 GT3, will not only 7-diapazanny «robot», but 6-step «mechanics».
It is planned to equip the «mechanics» and the new generation 911 GT3. At the same time the company did not conceal that the «robot» has more advantages than the manual, but a close eye on the needs of fans to control everything themselves, they can not.
Recall that the release of 911 R will be timed to the 50th anniversary of the model, which was produced in 1967. According to unofficial estimates, will limit the circulation of 600 copies. The novelty will be equipped with the 475-strong «aspirated» as the GT3. Car lose weight and get a special aerodynamics.
The debut of the 911 R is scheduled for next summer.