Up for auction is this authentic 2009 Porsche 997 GT3 Cup car. Based on the GT3, the 997 GT3 Cup is a purpose-built factory race car featuring a lightweight construction, improved aerodynamics, full safety equipment, and a host of high-performance upgrades including a 3.6 L flat-six Mezger racing engine paired with a 6-speed sequential gearbox. With a full service reportedly carried out by Orbit Racing within the last year, this race-ready 2009 example is now being offered by its seller in Florida.
The Carrara White painted lightweight carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) body panels are said to be in very good condition with some typical track-going wear. (detailed images are provided in the photo gallery). Some removable vinyl graphics have also been applied including a distinctive Martini Racing stripe down the center. Other features include lightweight Lexan windows, aero mirrors, a large rear spoiler, a center-fill hood, and 18” center-lock BBS wheels with Pirelli P-Zero racing slicks.
Inside, you will find a lightweight racing cockpit devoid of any unnecessary amenities. This example is outfitted with an OMP racing seat and steering wheel, Schroth safety harness, an ergonomic central control panel, a full roll cage, and a fire suppression system. A Motorola radio is also equipped as well as a MoTeC digital dash, and the seller confirms all electronics to be working properly.
The 997 GT3 Cup’s 3.6 L flat-six Mezger engine features an output of 394 HP and is paired with a 6-speed sequential manual gearbox that drives the rear wheels. Other features include an adjustable brake bias control unit, a GT3 RSR derived suspension, and 380 mm front and 350 mm rear disc brakes. A full service is said to have been carried out by Orbit Racing within the last year and this GT3 Cup is said to be in excellent running order.
This 997 will be accompanied by a bill of sale. If you are looking to get out on the track in a highly competitive race car, this authentic GT3 Cup offers a perfect opportunity.