Available for auction is this 2011 Porsche 997.2 GT3 RS finished in Paint to Sample Guards Red over a black full leather and Alcantara interior with deviated red stitching. The 997.2 GT3 RS is one of the rarest modern Porsches and among the last to feature the coveted Mezger engine design. This 2011 example is confirmed as one of only five U.S. examples ordered in Guards Red, and the only sporting contrasting black accents from the DZL Customization Package. It also boasts the Front Axle Lifting System, Sound Package Plus, Sport Chrono Package Plus, and nearly $16k worth of exclusive options including Porsche crested headrests, carbon fiber trim, and clear taillights. A true collector’s item with under 11k miles showing on the odometer, this one-of-a-kind GT3 RS is now being offered for auction out of Ohio accompanied by the original window sticker and a Porsche Certificate of Authenticity.
This RS was ordered in Paint to Sample Guards Red along with exclusive clear taillights and unique contrasting black accents from the DZL Customization Package. The full exterior has been preserved under a layer of ceramic-infused S-Tech paint protection film, and the seller reports minor scuff marks on the lower front spoiler lip. The factory black-painted 19” center-lock wheels come dressed in Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires dated from 2015. Additional images are provided in the gallery along with a clean CARFAX report.
The cabin is trimmed in black full leather and Alcantara upholstery with deviated red stitching throughout the dashboard, door panels, rear side panels, and lightweight bucket seats. Options from Porsche’s Exclusive Department include illuminated door sill guards in carbon fiber, Porsche crested headrests, a rear center console in carbon fiber, and an Alcantara storage bin lid with an embossed Porsche logo. The seller reports some cracks in the finish on the carbon fiber center console and describes the cabin to be in otherwise excellent condition. A complete list of factory options is provided below:
The 997.2 GT3 RS is equipped with a naturally-aspirated 3.8L flat-six Mezger engine delivering up to 450 HP to the rear wheels through a 6-speed manual gearbox. The RS comes standard with shorter gear ratios, a limited slip-differential, single-mass flywheel, Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM), and Dynamic Engine Mounts. This example has been upgraded with a full Fabspeed exhaust system including Sport catalytic converters and a center muffler bypass. The original exhaust components are said to accompany the sale. CARFAX shows maintenance to have been carried out by authorized Porsche dealers throughout the years and the seller reports a full annual service was recently completed including fluid and filter changes. The seller adds the car has never been subjected to track use, a DME report is provided in the gallery.
This sale will include a set of two keys, owner's manuals, the original window sticker, factory exhaust system, Porsche Tequipment car cover, Porsche Certificate of Authenticity, and a clean title. An incredibly elusive opportunity for any Porsche collectors, this Paint to Sample Guards Red GT3 RS is not to be overlooked.