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The Manthey Kit for the Porsche 911 GT3RS is an Upgrade Worth Considering

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“Manthey stands for performance at the racetrack, pure and simple.” | Photo credit: Porsche Newsroom

The Porsche GT3RS is an iconic car that has been loved by car enthusiasts for years. It’s a car that stands out for its sleek design, impressive performance, and exceptional handling. However, for those who crave even more power, the Manthey Performance Kit is the perfect upgrade.

The Manthey Performance Kit is a comprehensive upgrade package that includes a range of performance-enhancing components designed to take the Porsche GT3RS to the next level. The kit is developed by Manthey Racing, a German motorsport company that specializes in Porsche cars.

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Upgrade your car with a performance kit developed by Manthey-Racing through a Manthey certified Porsche Center. | Photo credit: Porsche Newsroom

The Manthey kit includes several components that work together to provide an overall improvement in performance.

Here are some of the key components included in the kit:

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Check out these key components of the Manthey Kit. | Photo credit: Newsroom Porsche
  1. Suspension upgrades: Expect a range of suspension upgrades, including new shock absorbers and springs. These upgrades provide a more stable and predictable ride, which is essential for high-performance driving.
  2. Brake upgrades: The Manthey kit includes larger brake discs and calipers that provide improved stopping power. This is essential for driving at high speeds and for track use.
  3. Aerodynamic upgrades: It also includes a range of aerodynamic upgrades, including a new front splitter, rear diffuser, and wing. These upgrades improve downforce, which improves cornering speeds and overall stability.
  4. Engine upgrades: It includes a range of engine upgrades, including new intake and exhaust systems. These upgrades provide improved power and torque, which results in faster acceleration and higher top speeds.
  5. Lightweight components: Expect a range of lightweight components, including carbon fiber body panels, lightweight wheels, and a lightweight battery. These components help reduce overall weight, which improves performance and handling.
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Aerodynamic modifications are also what make cars equipped with the kit visually recognizable. | Photo credit: Porsche Newsroom

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Let’s take an even closer look at this comprehensive upgrade for the Porsche 911 GT3 overall.

According to Porsche, the modifications are focused on aerodynamics and chassis components. 

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The kit also includes a specially developed four-way coilover suspension developed in collaboration between Porsche and Manthey. | Photo credit: Porsche Newsroom

The new Performance Kit was developed in close collaboration between the Porsche engineers in Weissach and the Nordschleife specialists from Manthey in Meuspath. The Porsche Tequipment circuit-optimized components are sold through Porsche Centres.

The extensive changes to the aero package are what make the Manthey Performance Kit for the 911 GT3 recognizable. 

A larger spoiler lip and side flaps are fitted at the front of the car. In conjunction with the modified air guide elements on the underbody, they increase the downforce on the front axle. 

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Owners of a Type-992 911 GT3 interested in installing the kit may inquire through a Manthey-certified Porsche Center. | Photo credit: Porsche Newsroom

The modifications at the rear are even more pronounced. 

The swan-neck-supported wing of the 911 GT3 is wider, and now features a tear-off edge (Gurney). The end plates with their distinctive Manthey logos have also been enlarged, as has the wing’s angle of attack. The fins of the rear diffuser have been extended and are now made of CFRP. The aerodiscs on the rear wheels, which are also made of CFRP, further enhance the car’s aerodynamic efficiency.

In collaboration with Manthey, Porsche has developed a special four-way coilover suspension for the 911 GT3 that can be adapted for use on the circuit.

The suspension struts can be adjusted to four positions, and rebound and compression can be tweaked without tools. The moderate changes to the spring rates (10 percent higher on the front axle, seven percent lower on the rear) contribute to improve on-the-limit handling, without making any compromises necessary when it comes to day-to-day usability.

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Starting MSRP of $57,300, and an additional $15,500 for the lightweight forged wheels. | Photo credit: Porsche Newsroom

A lightweight forged wheelset with 20- and 21-inch rims is available as an option for the Porsche 911 GT3. They reduce unsprung mass by a total of 7.3 kilograms. They are available in Brilliant Silver, Dark Silver, Neodyme, and (satin-gloss) Black. A set of brake lines with steel braids come as standard with the kit.

They guarantee a very precise pressure point and thereby ensure optimal modulation of the brakes. Special racing brake pads are available as an option for the 911 GT3 with the Manthey Kit. Door projectors and illuminated door sill guards with the Manthey logo help to personalize the car visually. A towing loop is also included in the kit.

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The 911 GT3 with the Manthey Performance Kit was able to unleash its full potential on the Nürburgring Nordschleife, the traditional test laboratory for sports cars at Porsche.

With Porsche works driver Kévin Estre at the wheel, the modified GT sports car ripped around the 20.8-kilometre course in Germany’s Eifel region in 6:55.737 – 4.19 seconds faster than the standard 911 GT3 did a year earlier. Both vehicles were equipped with the optional Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 R tires. The lap time was certified by a notary who was present on site.

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Contact Porsche Palm Springs to inquire about the installation of this impressive kit. | Photo credit: Porsche Newsroom

Overall, the Manthey kit is an impressive upgrade package that takes the Porsche GT3RS to the next level. The kit provides a range of performance-enhancing components that work together to improve overall performance, handling, and stability.

If you’re a Porsche GT3RS owner who craves even more performance, the Manthey kit is definitely worth considering. Please reach out here for more information.

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