Fast Lane: 25 Land Rover Defenders available; more power, improved aerodynamics for Porsche's 911 GT3 R

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New Ferrari to compete in GT3 races

The 296 GT3 is a new Ferrari designed for GT racing that follows the legacy of the 488 GT3. It marks the return to the track of a Ferrari equipped with a rear-mounted six-cylinder engine like the 246 SP.

The chassis and vehicle dynamics are designed to deliver performance and driving ease for professional and gentlemen drivers alike. The 296 GT3's aerodynamics yield 20 per cent greater downforce than that of the 488 GT3.

Latest 911 GT3 R to cost $717,600 before taxes

Porsche's new 911 GT3 R promises more power, sophisticated aerodynamics and optimised balance. From the 2023 season, Porsche customer teams can race the new car in motorsport events that adhere to GT3 regulations.

The vehicle is based on the latest 992-generation 911. Compared with its predecessor, the new 911 GT3 R features a larger engine producing up to 565hp. Development of the car began in 2019.

Porsche Motorsport now offers the new 911 GT3 R at €511,000 (S$717,600) before taxes.

McLaren Artura track car to make 577hp

The new McLaren Trophy Championship will feature an Artura race car which is based on the Artura GT4, but has more power and downforce.

The McLaren Artura Trophy will not have a hybrid system like the Artura road car and will have its six-cylinder engine tuned for 577hp. It will compete in a one-make race series which "places emphasis on challenging amateur GT drivers and aspiring professional drivers in a relaxed and sociable environment".

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