Porsche 996/911 GT3 R
• 1999/2000 Porsche 996/911 GT3 R
• Hewland sequential transmission
• HJA Stock code: HJA464
• Chassis: WP0ZZZ99ZYS692104
HJA is delighted to offer you this super rare Porsche 911 GT3R Race Car with many additional aftermarket parts.
Owned by a private racer in Japan who maintained race bike and competition Porsches. Raced at Suzuka and Fuji and has raced 4 times since last overhaul. No accident history and has custom Carbon aero. The car has been wrapped but the original colour is white, the current wrap is a bit tired and could do with re wrapping or tidying up. The car is GT3R spec with the addition of a custom Hewland sequential gearbox.
The guys in Japan particularly like the idea of having road legal race car for the streets. Due to the fact it was also registered as a road car in Japan and comes with a De registration certificate that makes it possible to attain registration in other countries (If put through the correct conversions). If that was done it would make this one of only a handful of GT3R’s that would be road legal.
Background on the GT3 R (Credit to GT3R .COM)
In 1998 Porsche finally put the air-cooled flat-6 cylinder engine to rest. The last of the air-cooled 911s (993) left Weissach, and the assembly lines in Stuttgart. The 996 was the new 911, and its chassis was the GT car for the future of Porsche Motorsport.
Every component of the 996 was new; chassis, bodywork, gearbox, engine, suspension, engine management, and cooling system. (minus some details that we will talk about in each model year specifications)
At the time of launch, the new GT3 R was made to the current ACO rules for the GT category in 1999.
"The 911 GT3 R is the successor to Porsches highly successful 911 3.8 RSR. This water-cooled 996 based racer has proven to be a formidable challenger in the GT category during the final stages of the 1999 season, which marked its United States debut. The 3.6 liter six cylinder engine develops in excess of 400 horsepower and drives through a GT2 six-speed gearbox equipped with external cooling, pressurized lubrication, and a limited slip differential. The carbon fiber bodywork, combining light weight and strength, makes maximum use of current aerodynamic principles to provide excellent grip with minimum drag.
The chassis of the 911 GT3 R comes completely equipped with the necessary components to comply with current sanctioning body regulations. Fitted, from the factory, with a fuel cell, externally adjustable shock absorbers, spherical bearings at suspension mounting points, electric power steering, and 380 mm., four pistons/caliper brakes, Porsches newest offering will be a "turn key" race car.
The resources of the engineering and production departments at the Weissach facility are totally committed to the production of a sufficient number of GT3 Rs for private teams to mount a multi-car assault for Daytona 2000"
Also in 1998 the last overall victory for Porsche was made at Le Mans in a Prototype vehicle. Soon after the factory announced it would step down from a full factory effort on sportscar racing. The concentration would be to support privateers. The GT3 R was the result of that decision, and the more than a hundred GT3 R and RS's have been made and sold (at this point in early 2003) for competition around the world. Competing in the USA, Europe, Asia, and Japan. More than half of those produced reside in the USA.
The car has won its class in every arena it has entered.
24 hours of Le Mans
24 hours of Spa
24 hours of Nuerburgring
24 hours of Daytona (overall win in 2003)
12 hours of Sebring
FIA GT championship
ELMS GT championship
ALMS GT championship
Grand-Am GTU championship
British GTO Championship
**Factory spec Info- Car has been modified so spec varies from Factory spec**
Porsche 911 GT3 R
2000 Vehicle Description (according to 2000 ACO Le Mans Regulations)
six cylinder boxer engine
3600 cc 76.4 mm. stroke, 100mm bore
maximum torque 380 Nm @ 7000 rpm
power 300 KW (410 HP) @ 8200 rpm with 43.1 mm restrictor
maximum rpm 8500
water cooled with oil heat exchanger
intake system with six throttle valves
Bosch MS 3.1 fuel injection with detonation control
exhaust manifold open, without catalytic converter
108 RON octane leaded fuel
six speed manual transmission type G96/61 with oil cooler cable controlled gear shift mechanism
rear wheel drive
single mass flywheel with racing clutch
limited slip differential -- 40/65%
gear ratios (as delivered)
ring and pinion 7/35
1st gear 13/41
2nd gear 20/40
3rd gear 25/29
4th gear 29/36
5th gear 32/33
6th gear 35/30
revised 996 chassis with front and rear composite fender flares
composite front nose, front fenders, front and rear hood, doors, rear tail and rear lid
aerodynamically optimized front nose and rear tail
welded-in safety roll cage
racing bucket seat (driver only)
six-point seat belt/harness
MOMO steering wheel
100 liter FT 3 safety fuel cell
plastic door, side and rear windows
electrically actuated power steering
McPherson front suspension with ball joints
multilink rear axle with ball joints
coil spring with adjustable ride height and rate
Bilstein adjustable shock absorbers
wheels three piece BBS
front - 10" X 18"
rear - 11" X 18"
Pirelli rain tires
front 265/645 X 18
rear 295/680 X 18
center lock hubs/wheels
front roll bar adjustable in five positions
rear roll bar adjustable in three positions
drive shafts with CV joints
twin pedal system with two master cylinders and balance bar
internally vented brake discs
front - 380mm diameter
rear - 355 mm diameter
Bosch MS 3.1 engine management
Stack display with integrated data recording (data recording device: optional)
lap trigger over Stack display
12V 50 Ah battery
alternator 110 amp
Approximately 1,100 kg (2442 lb.) per Le Mans Regulations
December through March 2000
Color Exterior and interior
Biarritz white Z2
Guards red G1
Speed yellow X4
All data as of August 1999. All data subject to change without notice. All previously published technical data and prices no longer valid. Vehicles cannot be registered for public road use.
Production Figure - 66 cars