The Porsche 911 GT3 is a higher performance version of the Porsche 911 sports car primarily intended for racing.
It is a line of high-performance models, which began with the 1973 911 RS. The GT3 is named after the
Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) GT3 class it was designed to compete in.
A number of variations, designed for road and track duty, have been introduced since its launch
in 1999 beginning with the 996.
The 997 generation includes three road and several racing models .
Since the start of the production in 1999, more than 14,000
911 GT3 cars have been produced. The most recent generation, the 991, was introduced at the Geneva Motor Show 2013.
The GT3 has had a successful racing career in the one-make national Porsche Carrera Cup series, and the international Porsche
Supercup. It has won championship and endurance races, including the GT class of the American Le Mans Series seven times,
first overall in the 24 Hours of Daytona, and first overall at the 24 Hours Nürburgring six times.
(The first GT3 that hit the circuits in
Started with the type 996 (from 1999 till
2004, followed by the 997 (from 2004 till 2012) and now the new 991 (Info here).