Review: Chris Harris drives the new Porsche 911 GT3 | Top Gear

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Petrolheads, assemble: it’s a new Porsche 911 GT3. Which is basically like saying ‘it’s a new Bowie album’ to the music nerds. This is benchmark sports car, the one by which the steering feel, chassis composure and engine response of every other supposed supercar on the market is measured against. The 992 GT3 gets a racecar engine, a ginormous wing and a rather special new knob. And this is what happens when Chris Harris is tasked with running that glorious 4.0-litre flat-six engine in, just so he can open the taps and spank it around a track.
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  • I had a 996 GT3 and was Newley thrown off the road on the A82 in Scotland because the suspension was that firm. Too firm a ride can ruin a car for the UK. I suppose if you live in London and can only stretch the gt3 legs at a track then fine. I live in Scotland have have unbelievable roads on my doorstep and therefore desire a better road car. Please Porsche can you make a 992 Carter’s T with N/A engine from Gt4 and manual. 🙏

    JumpinjackflashJumpinjackflash56 րոպե առաջ
  • Great video. Thanks chris . Bravooooo

    roman stewartroman stewart3 ժամ առաջ
  • Absolutely amazing review , you've been a favorite journalist for over a decade. You know what your talking about and I still watch your older reviews of the gt3 just to compare it. You definitely loved the 9k rpm since the last gt3. Great job Chris. We are gonna miss these indeed

    romalicous2003rpromalicous2003rp6 ժամ առաջ
  • Is it too serious

    essien kingessien king8 ժամ առաջ
  • Hi Chris, I have a 997 C2S which I love. This is another level but not a 997 RS . Pure addictive cars 😎

    ian palmerian palmer12 ժամ առաջ
  • It's only when a new model is released that reviewers point to shortcomings in the previous model. Then "Can get a bit busy on bumpy B roads" . Well let me tell you that when those same roads are wet and greasy a 4WD Focus RS will take the smile off the Porsche pilot's face.

    Peter WebsterPeter Webster14 ժամ առաջ
  • -- "We don't need over 500hp." -- "We won't need over 640k."

    Joe GFJoe GF16 ժամ առաջ
  • Anyone else notice Chris a little emotional? Almost like he was full of joy and grateful for everything and wiped away a few tears of joy... Love this man!

    yasio boloyasio bolo18 ժամ առաջ
  • 992 GT3... definitely on the wish list!

    The Electric ChefThe Electric Chef20 ժամ առաջ
  • A legend in a legend! Enough said 👍

    markbucknell1markbucknell121 ժամ առաջ
  • Chris Harris: "it's changed an awful lot" Chris Harris: "it's had the same 500hp for 10 years now" Mr Harris gushes over a Porsche. Chris is great but I'm not convinced about the Porsche.

    Rowan HawklanRowan Hawklan23 ժամ առաջ
    • Amazing car!

      yasio boloyasio bolo18 ժամ առաջ
  • Yes petrol engine symphony, STOP Electric Car nobody love

    calo libocalo liboՕր առաջ
  • I inherited my Grandpa's 1972 Delta 88 Royale with a 350 rocket engine. He never drove it over the current 55 m.p.h. speed limit at the time. I got the car at 45k and that engine would sing with power and lasted well over 200k leaving must cars in the dust with a top speed of 115 m.p.h. . Break in periods on gas engines should be a lot longer in my opinion.

    Brent HessongBrent HessongՕր առաջ
  • how many cup holders does it have?

    John KorvellJohn KorvellՕր առաջ
  • I cant even imagine how it must feel to drive something that can handle so well. Ive got a dumb bumbly 5th gen camaro and I think it handles wonderfully haha

    halfhappy117halfhappy117Օր առաջ
  • So the pdk "Harris approved" or does it need to be the manual?

    Hanns-Walter HainHanns-Walter HainՕր առաջ
  • Porfection!

    Nando CasacchiaNando CasacchiaՕր առաջ
  • 14:46 - you might be able to drive home from the 'Ring if you don't bin it, but I'm guessing you might have to replace the rear tyres first. :) I reckon anyone but a bloody legend couldn't drive a GT3 all weekend at the 'ring without crashing the hell out of it. I think I have wrecked about 1.5 billion pounds worth of GT3 RSRs at the 'ring. And died about 127 times, while doing it. :)

    Chris DaviesChris Davies2 օր առաջ
  • Yeah but it weighs 1.5 tons! How would a little all-carbon 911 body with a 2-litre turbo flat six go against this monstrosity? Say, something under 900 kilos all up, and with around 400 horses, and a red-line north of 10-grand? Because, you know what? I reckon such a car, based loosely on the 1972 RSR bodyshell, would spank this thing. And if you did that, you'd also be able to whack 20KwH of batteries in the front , add two electric motors, each with 100 BHP, and turn it into a hybrid rocketship with on-demand AWD, a sub-3-second 100km/h time, and it could also pootle around as a front-drive electric town car with about 40km of range. THAT is the 911 I dream of. It's a function of technology to make things better. And I am sorry to say it, but a 911 that weighs 1.5 tons is worse than a 911 that weighs 1-ton. Period. End of story. Lightness is efficient. Weight is the enemy. Herr Porsche would be spinning in his grave if he knew how fat and luxurious the 911 is. It does not need any of that garbage. Screw luxury. That is not what driving is about. Driving is about connecting the driver to the road in the best way possible, and the best way possible is to make your car lightweight.

    Chris DaviesChris Davies2 օր առաջ
  • "It's still the Master." Maybe that is a Doctor Who reference.

    MikeMike2 օր առաջ
  • Chris Harris bringing a bit of mental health awareness into a car review. One of the reasons why he’s one of the best

    ModChesterModChester2 օր առաջ
  • I never look things this way...but this time I must say it. It makes me sad that I won't be able to own or drive, or probably even see such gt3 :(( What nice car!

    Ivan VasilevIvan Vasilev2 օր առաջ
  • More please, same recipe :)

    Amanda RobinsonAmanda Robinson2 օր առաջ
  • Do you have to change the oil after break in??

    AGR Automotive LLCAGR Automotive LLC2 օր առաջ
  • Watched this video must be 5 times the whole way through. As an avid car fan, I well up every single time. These cars are the last of an era and its going to be a great great shame to no longer have them being produced. The sound, the driving enjoyment the overall experience, the way it makes you feel will be no more. Fantastic review but also an upsetting reality for all petrol heads for what's coming in the future. I'm 24 years old and dream to one day afford one of these things, unfortunately it'll all be electric when/if that day ever arrives. We all need N/A engine's and manual gear boxes in our lives!!

    Racing RalphRacing Ralph2 օր առաջ
  • Amazing car!

  • Why do ppl lean or sit on cars? Esp with jeans that have studs on them. I know ur a driving god Chris but come on get off the car.

    markmcc21markmcc212 օր առաջ
  • 👍💜💙

    Imran AbbasiImran Abbasi2 օր առաջ
  • Chris is back🔥🔥🔥

    Chris huangChris huang2 օր առաջ
  • Передачу теперь ведёт какой-то бомж

    Tim KretschmerTim Kretschmer2 օր առաջ
  • We heard you the first ten times Chris - there are double wishbones at the front....

    Han Wei CheeHan Wei Chee3 օր առաջ
  • the new top gear is rubbish , its pretty much over when clarkson , may and hammond left , give it up BBC its finished

    mac unionmac union3 օր առաջ
  • Never been a Porche fan but now they’re starting to grow on me

    glennsmoothglennsmooth3 օր առաջ
    • You will learn to love them as you grow older. Its a piece of art on wheels

      Alles okayAlles okayՕր առաջ
    • Porsche is a religion or you’re in or out.

      Karl JJKarl JJՕր առաջ
  • Why go all electric. Thats not good

    Jonny DJonny D3 օր առաջ
  • Those jeans need carrots with the massive turnups?

    Arnold ClarkeArnold Clarke3 օր առաջ
  • Bloody good work to the lads and lasses who made this.

    bouytt guytbouytt guyt3 օր առաջ
  • Just needs jcr exhaust system it’s fully complete

    Nastii BoiiNastii Boii3 օր առաջ
  • Omg that 2021 Hawaii 💙 colored Porsche 992 GT3 looking absolutely incredible beautiful and delicious and gorgeous and Sexy 🤤 🤤 🤤 🤤 🤤 🤤 🤤 🤤 🤤 🤤

    Agustin LidénAgustin Lidén3 օր առաջ
  • "Nitty gritty car journalism. I LOVE it!" So do we Chris, so do we.

    sugoruyosugoruyo3 օր առաջ
    • Si ma di quel colore non si può guardare, è un insulto alla bellezza di questa macchina.

      bouytt guytbouytt guyt3 օր առաջ
  • Why? Whyyy? I don’t want to buy it and now you say two times i should buy it if i can...

    oXe2oXe24 օր առաջ
  • Unless we start mining lithium from the moon or invent some revolutionary electric battery technology that uses abundant resources we won't go ALL electric any time soon

    PupixarioPupixario4 օր առաջ
  • Sports car engineering has peaked. This is it. You can't go any higher than this. Thank you, Porsche.

    bcvbb hyuibcvbb hyui4 օր առաջ
  • Gorgeous automotive journalism. Thank you!

    Theodore SkrekoTheodore Skreko4 օր առաջ
  • Are they really going to force-meme electric cars to the point we don’t see cars like the GT3 anymore? Doubtful.

    Moishe McShekelberg 9000Moishe McShekelberg 90004 օր առաջ
  • What's it like to drive on the average pot-holed road, though?

    Working GuyWorking Guy4 օր առաջ
    • So, it's like everyone other Porsche from the last 10 years and more removed from the raw driving experience of yesteryear.

      bcvbb hyuibcvbb hyui4 օր առաջ
  • I’m waiting for a Manual review

    mithritadesmithritades4 օր առաջ
  • i will own this soonj

    Osama AyyadOsama Ayyad4 օր առաջ
  • That belt disturbs my OCD

    Cloody TubeCloody Tube4 օր առաջ
  • Chris got that Pep Guardiola vibe going

    James EstradaJames Estrada4 օր առաջ
  • Just got the notification: “Chris Harris drives the new Porsche 911 GT3” - CLICK!

    James EstradaJames Estrada4 օր առաջ
  • Truly a masterpiece.

    Carlos PanadesCarlos Panades4 օր առաջ
  • 13:46 damnnnnn that's not easy

    Your FanYour Fan4 օր առաջ
  • I wonder if a gt2 or 911 turbo takes bumps better than the gt3. Does anyone know the answer to that question?

    icecreaman2010icecreaman20104 օր առաջ
  • Si ma di quel colore non si può guardare, è un insulto alla bellezza di questa macchina.

    Giuliano ManciniGiuliano Mancini4 օր առաջ
  • Chris with his rolled up jeans and kicks is always so into his videos/reviews.....he's brilliant....Never get rid of that child in you! And I need to win the lotto as this car is smashing.

    CrbStomp72CrbStomp724 օր առաջ
  • perfect

    terence terenceterence terence4 օր առաջ
  • Your seatbelt Chris!!!!!

    jjcuejjcue4 օր առաջ
  • Seatbelts are driving me nuts

    HariboyHariboy4 օր առաջ
  • It’s actually not a flat 6 haha

    Daniel DaumDaniel Daum5 օր առաջ
    • Errr yes it is....

      Yusuf ChopdatYusuf Chopdat4 օր առաջ
  • So, it's like everyone other Porsche from the last 10 years and more removed from the raw driving experience of yesteryear.

    amon krilamon kril5 օր առաջ
  • What a weapon! You sounded out of breath after that lap, pulling a few G 😉

    eyeamrogerseyeamrogers5 օր առաջ
  • Simply Porsche is the best sports car !! Of all times !!!

    joan fernandezjoan fernandez5 օր առաջ
  • defeatist propaganda. might as well be saying "you will eat the bugs."

    fuckyougooglefuckyougoogle5 օր առաջ
  • Chris' excitement clearly on display....picked up a brand new GT3, drove it all throughout the night and tracked it the next day......all with the same set of clothes he had on the day before...

    Satish TummalaSatish Tummala5 օր առաջ
  • "Music instrument"....

    nick ionescu de blazonicknick ionescu de blazonick5 օր առաջ
  • How the hell does double wishbones negate the stiffer spring rate?

    halleffect1halleffect15 օր առաջ
  • Orgasmic!

    FourMaxK1FourMaxK15 օր առաջ
  • "We're going to miss them when their gone."- Chris Harris. Helluva endnote by far.

    kolim jonekolim jone5 օր առաջ
  • Keeping it real with Chris and a GT3!

    TheEagles427TheEagles4275 օր առաջ
  • Piece of art

    Marten TolsmaMarten Tolsma5 օր առաջ
  • this guy needs a stylist lol

    Gooody17Gooody175 օր առաջ
  • There will never be another Chris Harris

    Raif RaifRaif Raif5 օր առաջ
    • Agree with Chris's comment on black wheels. Let's move on from this trend.

      kolim jonekolim jone5 օր առաջ
  • Chris! You seem to be eating GOOD. A GOOD POWER Walk in the morning and evening will keep you in check.

    ljlj5 օր առաջ
  • Sports car engineering has peaked. This is it. You can't go any higher than this. Thank you, Porsche.

    Walter RitcheyWalter Ritchey5 օր առաջ
  • I loved watching this video, but just couldn’t get past your twisted up seat belt… lol 😂

    Marcus LoricchiellaMarcus Loricchiella5 օր առաջ
  • Who is this guy?

    Dan The Travel ManDan The Travel Man5 օր առաջ
  • chris the type of guy to still wear the same jeans from high school, and we love him for it

    hoiy vinosahoiy vinosa6 օր առաջ
  • My order is in Chris..! Magnificent cornering and very impressive driving..!! You have sold me.!! Wow.!! what a play machine...Pure Porsche Perfection.!! I have been fixated on getting a 2016 Lagonda Taraf for $500,000 and i think my youth has caught up with me.! ....Bring on the 911 GT3...

    MrGordonjamesMrGordonjames6 օր առաջ
  • OMG, Trillions like and best comment for you because you are best on Earth and follower respect you, we need videos in Real 120fps or 240fps 8K HDR10+ Dolby Vision IQ resolution clarity quality and Sound in FullHD Surrounded 3D Dolby Atmos

    Super Luxury LifestyleSuper Luxury Lifestyle6 օր առաջ
  • Always a pleasure watching Chris thrash on the latest 911. 💪

    DroneWolf MediaDroneWolf Media6 օր առաջ
    • Chris Harris is the best

      hoiy vinosahoiy vinosa6 օր առաջ
  • You are getting fat Chris, makes no sense now does it riding in a gt3 :p

    swansmeisterswansmeister6 օր առաջ
  • luv it !!

    Troy MarkTroy Mark6 օր առաջ
  • Exhaust note is just a level below what the Le Mans spec GTE-Pro car sounds like, and that is most excellent.

    Steve McRichardsSteve McRichards6 օր առաջ
  • Electric wont work

    RC TAZRC TAZ6 օր առաջ
  • My favorite car and my favorite car reviewer, instantly clicked the video. Great video Chris

    KusqenKusqen6 օր առաջ
  • Agree with Chris's comment on black wheels. Let's move on from this trend.

    Mark HildrethMark Hildreth6 օր առաջ
  • "We're going to miss them when their gone."- Chris Harris. Helluva endnote by far.

    Dr. DDDr. DD6 օր առաջ
  • Truly amazing car I’m just more hooked on Porsche, Henry C and Chris H would be an amazing duo.

    m3petem3m3petem36 օր առաջ
  • 🇺🇸WWG1WGA🇺🇸 Gratitude!!!🙏🍀👍

    jcpatrick mcclurejcpatrick mcclure6 օր առաջ
  • *THE BEST IS YET TO COME* " 🙏🙏 🇺🇸WWG1WGA🇺🇸 Thank U *PATRIOTS* 4 your DEDICATION 2 Love, Life, *Liberty,* *Freedom* & The *Pursuit Of Happiness!!!* 😄XRP_mo🌝n Pa$$🍀

    jcpatrick mcclurejcpatrick mcclure6 օր առաջ
  • Hopefully this synthetic fuel product they're working on works out, and we can continue to have mechanical engines like this long into the future.

    doire aintudoire aintu6 օր առաջ
  • Superb vid, supreme track machine but I would be to worried about getting it pranged or worse!

    Adam DowneyAdam Downey7 օր առաջ
  • This was fantastic!

    Jim WilliamsJim Williams7 օր առաջ
  • The might be the last time he has the opportunity, because of electrics. Sad, sad. You know I am in favor of selling/buyingthem, But only if the market demands it. I take issue with the prevalence of electric incentives and puntive taxes penalties on internal combustion engines. Unfortunately the left doesn't agree with live and let live...

    Hiden BidenHiden Biden7 օր առաջ
    • Electricity is for toasters, not cars. Never give in to the madness! Long live internal combustion!

      doire aintudoire aintu6 օր առաջ
  • Chris Harris is the best

    Derren PillayDerren Pillay7 օր առաջ
  • I'd love to see an oil analysis after that break-in and track drive. Chris, I love your skills and insight but please demonstrate those skills more professionally and stay off the bloody candy stripes on track! Sheesh!

    2112 Bangkok2112 Bangkok7 օր առաջ
  • Been watching Chris for 10+ years now.... best journalist, never dissapoints

    Ricky BoadaRicky Boada7 օր առաջ
  • Such a beautiful car

    PaPaN0ffPaPaN0ff7 օր առաջ
  • Man that transition @ 13:50 was top notch! I love how Chris can articulate all of the feelings and aspects of a car while running it flat out.

  • Can someone please tell me what exactly Chris Harris says at 18:10 about “black wheels should, of course, be banned from any kind of BLAH BLAH BLAH because they end up disappearing.” I really don’t understand the words he said there.

    ohroonokoohroonoko7 օր առաջ