Which 911 is the Widowmaker?

Why is 911 called Widowmaker?

The biggest problem was handling, especially on high speeds as the rear end started to lift. Gerhard Mitter, a Porsche racing driver, called the 917K “The Ulcer” and Brian Redman nicknamed it the “Widowmaker” after test driving the car.

What is a Widowmaker car?

Widowmakers are the cars that don’t think that the inherent risks of driving are quite dangerous enough—so they make it harder, in various ways, to make it home safely after the drive. The common misconception is that widowmaker cars are trying to kill you, but they’re not.

What is the greatest Porsche ever made?

10 Greatest Porsches Ever Made

  • 8 Porsche 911 2.7 Carrera RS.
  • 7 Porsche 944 Turbo.
  • 6 Porsche 901.
  • 5 Porsche 550 Spyder.
  • 4 Porsche Cayman GTS (981)
  • 3 Porsche 911 Sport Classic (997)
  • 2 Porsche 911 GT2 RS.
  • 1 Porsche 918 Spyder.

What is a Porsche GT3 RS?

Porsche 911 Carrera RS (993) The Porsche 911 GT3 is a high-performance homologation model of the Porsche 911 sports car. It is a line of high-performance models, which began with the 1973 911 Carrera RS.

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