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Porsche 911 GT3 RS could be delayed – report

 Porsche 911 GT3 RS could be delayed - report

2015 Porsche 911 GT3 RS spy photo [21st Feb, 2014] / S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Company wants to make sure the standard model is safe first

Porsche CEO Matthias Müller has revealed the launch of the 911 GT3 RS could be delayed as a result of the fire related recall of the standard model.

Speaking to Auto Motor und Sport, Müller said the planned summer launch could be pushed back to a later date. Nothing has been set in stone but the executive wants to make sure the “motor [is] no longer a problem.”

As we have previously reported, Porsche will be replacing the engines on all 2014 911 GT3s as a result of two high-profile fires. The company says the engines can be damaged by loose screws on the connecting rod which can cause a leak and result in a fire.

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