This past weekend we were one of the first to report that rumors were circulating that Porsche had ceased deliveries of its all-new Porsche 911 (991) GT3.
Turns out it was true.
Now the automaker has released a statement essentially recalling ALL of the 785 delivered GT3s. The brand has told all folk who have a '14 GT3 to stop using it immediately and is offering to pick up the vehicle from the owners and take it to a Porsche Centre ASAP.
According to Porsche there hasn't been any traffic incidents or injuries due to the vehicle going up in smoke.
**Check out Porsche's statement below!
Porsche's press release follows:
Inspection of all 911 GT3 vehicles of model year 2014
Porsche inspecting engines of current 911 GT3 models
Atlanta. The sports car producer Porsche is inspecting all engines of 911 GT3 vehicles of model year 2014. Porsche is informing the owners of the affected vehicles directly and recommending that they stop using their vehicles. The company is offering to pick up the vehicles and take them to a Porsche Centre immediately.
Safety is a number one priority at Porsche, and the company takes its responsibility seriously. After engine damage occurred in two vehicles in Europe and the vehicles then caught fire. Porsche decided to inspect all 785 delivered vehicles worldwide. There was no traffic accident and no personal injure. Internal studies to determine the cause of the engine damage have not been completed yet.
Porsche will report on any new findings immediately.