Thread: GT3 RS 4.0
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      06-11-2011, 12:51 PM   #7

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Originally Posted by BMRLVR View Post
Have a look at the torque curve of a 997 GT3...... you can see that the torque peak is over 5000RPM. You are right that the bottom end is far from soft however it is not as flat as the S65's torque curve where the peak is a 3900RPM and remains nearly flat till well above 7000RPM.
S65 may be flatter, but it looks like the GT3 is close in torque to the M3 at low revs, then much higher when the variocam kicks in. Combined with the lighter weight of the GT3, not even close. I would hope so, given the GT3 is about twice the price.