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    Neu GT3: No Mention of Variable Valve Lift.....

    None of the info on the new GT3 has yet mentioned variable valve lift. We do know about the Vario Cam Plus with up to 40 degrees (crankshaft) of intake valve adjustability, but, no mention of the variable valve lift as seen on the Turbo with similar basic engine. I know that the GT3 Cup nor RS has ever had/needed variable lift. Per Christophorus, variable valve lift is particularly good for meeting exhaust emissions, especially on cold start up. Comments?

    Revolutions

    Porsche variable system doesn't like high revs. In an engine intended to be used mostly at high revs it simply isn't necessary or an advantage. You should be pleased.

    Stephen

    Re: Revolutions-Makes Sense

    That makes sense Stephen...and, yes, I am pleased! Also Very Pleased to be 1st on the GT3 list at my dealer!!

    Turbo

    In my Turbo if I'm in traffic I will try to keep the engine in the 1500-2000 RPM range. It runs just fine there and is efficient and quiet at those speeds.

    But the GT3 has a different place in this world. I'm sure you will happily accept having to run it a little faster in traffic.

    The variable system on the Turbo causes big problems if the engine is ever overreved. The engine just will not take it for even an instant.

    It will be pretty exciting when you get your GT3 I'm sure.

    Stephen

     
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